• Teacher Resources
    YA Books Resources
    Using the catalog in DESTINY 
    • Searching the Weber catalog (access is available 24/7
      • go to destiny.portnet.org
      • click on Weber Middle School Library
      • log in (upper right hand corner) is the same as your Weber network log in
      • the system is organized in TABS and SUBTABS 
      • click on the CATALOG tab and you will default to the Basic search subtab (other options, Power or Visual)
      • the interface shows cover image of book ( TitlePeek®)
      • sorting results: date, call #, etc..
    • Resource Lists
      • gather materials for a specific project
      • create bibliographies for students
      • share lists with your colleagues (Edit List - add co-owner or email)
    • ILL
      • Under Narrow your search to drop menu change Location to Elementary Schools or Port Washington Union Free School District 

        arch to..

    •  eBooks, 
    • One Search
      •  after performing your search, click on One Search to find articles from databases and websites
      • click on Show to get full-text 
    • My Info
      • view materials you have checked out, as well as due dates, holds/reserves

    Online Databases 
    Scholastic - ScienceFlix - powered by Grolier Online      

    Common Core Learning Standards (CCLS) Resources

    The Library of Congress provides an enormous, new and free resource that's all about the Common Core
    designed to help you align your lesson plans with CC standards and makes it easy to organize digital materials in one place.
    Eye on Education                                                                                                                                                                                                  
    5 Things Every Teacher Should be Doing to Meet CCLS
    NYSED Common Core Curriculum and Assessments 
    this official site New York State Education department site has curriculum resources, instructional materials, professional development materials, samples of test questions, etc...
    many downloadable documents and FAQs
    this site provides access to all NYS Learning Standards searchable by standard, performance indicator (PI), grade level, subject area, or keyword. Access to thousands of educational resources and instructional content developed by master teachers is also available. 

    Bullying resources

    this official US government site teaches kids what they can do when faced with a bully or how they can help other kids who are being harassed.  (also available in Spanish)
    the official site from NYSED
    this site from Random House lists books with themes related to bullying for students.  Scroll to the bottom to Other Resources where there are links to many other great sites with more information. 
    Think Twice Play Nice
    Using the power of children's literature to take a stand against bullying, this resource is geared towards teachers, librarians, educators and students.  "The books included in this guide feature thought-provoking plots and unforgettable characters that will facilitate classroom discussions about the roles we can all play to reduce bullying and its negative influence on building community."