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Flipster Magazines for the RJ Classroom

A reminder.  RJ has electronic magazines available to support your teaching!

A copy for every student…   Supplemental reading.  Assigned Reading.

They can be read through the APP on the iPad or phone
OR simply loaded in any browser from the RJ library page on any device.

On campus, the magazines load automatically.
Off campus (or if a VPN is turned on) the regular RJ Database Password will be required.

The other titles included in our Flipster subscription:

Time, Seventeen, Rolling Stone, Runner’s World, People, Sports Illustrated, Golf Digest,
Commonweal, Car & Driver, Bon Appetit, Yoga Journal, World Soccer, 5280, Rugby World, Shutterbug,

 

Help pages:

How to use Flipster on the Desktop (Video)
How to read on the iPad/iPhone App or Android App
Flipster Username and Password HERE

 

Updated Research Guides for Primary Sources!

Do you want to use more primary sources in your curriculum?

Are you requiring students to use primary sources in their research?

The RJHS Libraries have Research Guides for you and your students!

Recently updated with more websites that provide access to primary source documents, the Research Guides are just that – a guide to the best, most authoritative resources for research.

American History Primary Sources

World History Primary Sources

 

You can find these guides on the library website at:

>www.regisjesuit.com/library

>Golden Telescope Research Guides icon on right

>Social Studies section

Single Point Rubrics to Keep Students from Focusing Solely on the Grade

A new spin on rubrics – Try using single point rubrics to help students focus on what they can improve, and what they’re great at, rather than defining a perfect A project/paper.

Edutopia – “6 Reasons to Try a Single Point Rubric”

theSkimm – Stay up-to-date!

TheSkimm is a quick, easy, and entertaining way to know what’s going on. These free newsletters go straight to your inbox each morning, so you can keep up with the most important news of the day – in the U.S. and around the world.

 

Sign up for theSkimm

Twitter-ize!

Click here for a humorous introduction to using Twitter.

5 Reasons Every Teacher Needs To Be On Twitter

Conversations to follow:
#edchat
#yalit
#nyedchat
#edtechchat
#satchat
#flipclass
#tlap
#ntchat
#mathchat
#Nt2T (New teachers 2 Twitter)
Cybraryman’s list of Twitter chats and times

20 Tricks to Make You an Excel Expert

Microsoft Excel is a powerful tool for organizing your work life. But how much do you know about its secrets? Try these tricks from LifeHack to make your spreadsheeting days easier and more efficient!

Full article: 20 Tricks That Can Make Anyone an Excel Expert

The Greatest Gift: Teach Students to Fight Fake News

Challenge student thinking and fight ignorance by fostering critical thinking skills and information literacy in your classroom!

Full article: Teach Students to Fight Fake News

Flipster Magazines

Available for individual and class use.  Current issue and back issues available.
.Browse the full collection of magazine titles

Time — Seventeen — Science News — Rolling Stone — People — National Geographic — National Geographic History — Sports Illustrated — Commonweal — World Soccer — The Week — Rugby World — Runner’s World — Golf Digest — Car & Driver — Bon Appetit — Yoga Journal — 5280 — Shutterbug

The magazines can be viewed in any Web browser on iPad, Android tablet, any Smartphone or computer.  Simply click on a cover above.  For a full list, click on the “Flipster” Logo. Click here for a desktop Video tutorial.

Or use the App.  Available for iPad/iPhone or Android.  Instructions for the app.

 

28 Student-Centered Instructional Strategies

 

This infographic reference can help remind you to use more student-centered instructional strategies in your curriculum.  Click here for the complete graphic.

 

 

The Periodic Table of Videos

Maintained by the University of Nottingham (UK) comes this collection of videos for each element of the periodic table.  Be sure to check out the university’s YouTube channel for more great content.

Periodic Table of Videos