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Lunchtime Features May 20 – 23

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May is Asian Heritage Month.  Check out the Toronto Public Library events around the city here.

This week, the library will be working with another round of Gr. 9 Geography students, looking at Sustainability issues in Canada using the Guided Research Inquiry process and Canadian Points of View.  

ESLB students are researching the Mysteries of the World using quality questions and our resources on the topic such as those in World Book or Britannica Online, all through the List_of_databasesList of Databases (right panel).

 

Plan ahead knowing there will be limited access (e.g., fewer computers to use).  Please respect the classes that are in session and remain quiet. The Library may be closed during the following periods (subject to change – always check the whiteboard near the entrance):

Monday:  Victoria Day
Tuesday
:  Period 2 & 3 (Computer Lab only – limited computers for use)
Wednesday:  Period 2 (Class)  & Period 3 (Lab)
Thursday:  Period 3 (Lab)
Friday:  Period 3 (Lab)

The library is reserved for quiet work when a lesson is being taught. Do your part to keep the Library fully accessible during lunch periods and work quietly.

 

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Lunchtime Features Apr. 7 to 11

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1404spring 1404new-non-ficThis week, the library will be working with ESL classes on Human Rights issues looking at articles from our Canadian Points of View database (UN/PW on agenda p22) and the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

Plan ahead knowing there will be limited access (e.g., fewer computers to use).  Please respect the classes that are in session and remain quiet. The Library may be closed during the following periods (subject to change – always check the whiteboard near the entrance):

Monday:  —
Tuesday
:  Period 3
Wednesday:  Period 2
Thursday:  Period 3
Friday:  Period 2 & Period 3

The library is reserved for quiet work when a lesson is being taught. Do your part to keep the Library fully accessible during lunch periods and work quietly.

 

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Lunchtime Features Mar. 28 – Apr. 4

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This week, the library will be working with Careers classes researching career profiles using Career Cruising and Gr. 11s for Academic Honesty Workshops.

Plan ahead knowing there will be limited access (e.g., fewer computers to use).  Please respect the classes that are in session and remain quiet. The Library may be closed during the following periods (subject to change – always check the whiteboard near the entrance):

Monday:  —
Tuesday
:  —
Wednesday:  Period 3
Thursday:  Period 2
Friday:  Period 2

The library is reserved for quiet work when a lesson is being taught. Do your part to keep the Library fully accessible during lunch periods and work quietly.

 

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Lunchtime Features Mar. 24 – 28

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No classes are scheduled over the lunches this week.   Monday:  —Tuesday:  —Wednesday:  Thursday:  HR Schedule EQAO Literacy Test (Gr. 10s)Friday: —The library is reserved for quiet work when a lesson is being taught. Do your part to keep the Library fully accessible during lunch periods and work quietly.

 

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Lunchtime Features Mar. 17 – 21

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Plan ahead knowing there will be limited access (e.g., fewer computers to use).  Please respect the classes that are in session and remain quiet. The Library may be closed during the following periods (subject to change – always check the whiteboard near the entrance):

Monday:  —
Tuesday
:  —
Wednesday:  Period 2
Thursday:  —
Friday:  Period 2

The library is reserved for quiet work when a lesson is being taught. Do your part to keep the Library fully accessible during lunch periods and work quietly.

 

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Library Lunchtime Features March 3 – 6

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1402pillar-loveThis week, the library is working with Gr. 11 English classes on Academic Honesty.

Plan ahead knowing there will be limited access (e.g., fewer computers to use).  Please respect the classes that are in session and remain quiet. The Library may be closed during the following periods (subject to change – always check the whiteboard near the entrance):

Monday:  —
Tuesday
:  —
Wednesday:  Period 2
Thursday:  —
Friday:  PA Day

The library is reserved for quiet work when a lesson is being taught. Do your part to keep the Library fully accessible during lunch periods and work quietly.

Lunchtime Features Feb 24 – 28

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students computers01bThis week, the library is working with Data Management on their dataset comparative project.  We will be examining such sites as the World Bank and World Health statistics and the work of Hans Rosling.


Plan ahead knowing there will be limited access (e.g., fewer computers to use).  Please respect the classes that are in session and remain quiet. The Library may be closed during the following periods (subject to change – always check the whiteboard near the entrance):

Monday:  Period 2
Tuesday
:  Period 2
Wednesday:  Period 2
Thursday:  Period 2
Friday:  —

The library is reserved for quiet work when a lesson is being taught. Do your part to keep the Library fully accessible during lunch periods and work quietly.

Lunchtime Features Jan 27 – 31

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This week, the library will be working with ESLE classes on essays involving Capital Punishment (learn more from our SIRS database – UN/PW on p21 of agenada)  as well as Art Classes on presentation skills.  Lastly we have Gr. 11 English classes coming in for Academic Honesty and researching Atwood’s dystopian novel, Oryx and Crake (sample below) using our Literary Reference Centre.

Plan ahead knowing there will be limited access. Please respect the classes that are in session and remain quiet. The Library may be closed during the following periods (subject to change – always check the whiteboard):


Monday
:  Period 3

Tuesday:  —

Wednesday:  

Thursday:  —

Friday:  —

The library is reserved for quiet work when a lesson is being taught. Do your part to keep the Library fully accessible during lunch periods and work quietly.

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Lunchtime Features Jan. 13 – 17

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1401hot readsThis week, the library will be working with Gr. 10 English students on creating pages in wikispaces and using audacity to create podcasts for research on Shakespeare’s World.

The library is open this week at lunch, but there are some classes scheduled to use the lab.  Be sure to check the white board at the front of the library for changes.

► Plan ahead knowing there will be limited access. Please respect the classes that are in session and remain quiet. The Library may be closed during the following periods (subject to change – always check the whiteboard):

 

Monday:  Period 2: Lab, Period 3: Lab

Tuesday:  –

Wednesday:  Period 2:  Lab

Thursday:  Period 3

Friday:  Period 2: Lab

The library is reserved for quiet work when a lesson is being taught. Do your part to keep the Library fully accessible during lunch periods and work quietly.

 

Lunchtime Features Jan. 6 to 10

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Happy New Year Haigers!

This week, the library will be working with Gr. 9 Dance students on Brochures that cover issues on Sexuality.

The library is open this week at lunch, but there are some classes scheduled to use the lab.  Be sure to check the white board at the front of the library for changes.

► Plan ahead knowing there will be limited access. Please respect the classes that are in session and remain quiet. The Library may be closed during the following periods (subject to change – always check the whiteboard):

 

Monday:  open

Tuesday:  open

Wednesday:  open

Thursday:  open

Friday:  open

The library is reserved for quiet work when a lesson is being taught. Do your part to keep the Library fully accessible during lunch periods and work quietly.