September News!

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September is here and the excitement for learning has begun!  If you are a new patron please look for the introduction letter and learning commons tutorial below.  This will get you going right away with some awesome resources!  Our staff is here to support you, and help you find success with curriculum choices, research and booking.

Access to the Learning Commons Search Portal

If you have not received information about your login to the Learning Commons Search Portal, please read this information letter:  How to Access the Learning Commons Search Portal.  You will be amazed at how easy and comprehensive this new site is.  How to Use the Search Portal

Techie Tuesdays are starting!

Tuesday, September 18th @ 1pm – 2pm.

Topic?  Pippa, Shandra and Cynthia will share the basics of getting started in the new learning commons website and search portal.  This tutorial will help you get going booking materials, using the search portal, and finding books, OverDrive eBooks, kits and subscriptions.  To tie into this session we will share our love of eBooks with a Read an eBook Day celebration.  Come and join us to learn how to win a prize and celebrate eBooks on OverDrive.

Who is invited? Parents, students, teachers.

What to bring?  Your questions!

Where?  Zoom meeting room:

Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://onlineschool.zoom.us/j/709903728

Or iPhone one-tap :
Canada: +16475580588,,709903728#
Or Telephone:
Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
Canada: +1 647 558 0588
Meeting ID: 709 903 728
International numbers available: https://zoom.us/u/eJWUKcecX

ADST

Are you stuck trying to figure out how to cover ADST?  We have tons of great resources!

Watch this ADST search and booking tutorial video.

SUBSCRIPTIONS

Please note that all of the subscriptions listed on our website are free!  If you are wanting to use other subscriptions, you may order them through the purchasing department or by using your PO number.

NEW SORA eBOOK  OVERDRIVE APP

If your student has not discovered the exciting OverDrive digital app for all devices please check out this article with training video.  Your students don’t want to miss out on this amazing new tool!

NEW BOOKS ON OVERDRIVE

Just click on images below to zoom in.

Blessings and joy,

Learning Commons Team

By |2018-09-12T09:18:41+00:00September 12th, 2018|Categories: ADST, K - 9, STEAM, Uncategorized|Tags: , |0 Comments

About the Author:

We are a team of librarians working at Heritage Christian Schools learning commons. HCS Schools consist of a Christian DL school, and a campus school in beautiful Kelowna, British Columbia.

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