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Duolingo

Although we think it’s a great idea to learn a language, some online programs can stretch the budget. This is where Duolingo steps in, it’s free forever and doesn’t have any ads. The interface is clean and simple and it’s

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Picture Book Overflow

At this time of the year our picture book collection just can’t handle the deluge of books that come in from classrooms and kids’ homes. So, what’s a library to do? In our case it’s called “overflow.” It’s a special

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Education Statistics

Do you need reliable education statistics from an authoritative source for your IMP or an assignment? Take a look at the Digest of Education Statistics from the National Center for Education Statistics at the U.S. Dept. of Education. The 2012

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Library Survey Time!

As part of our continuous efforts to elicit feedback from our users (and non-users!), the Library is conducting a survey of the Bank Street community. We would be grateful if you could help us to continue to improve our services

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Using Our Databases: Summer I

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IMP Shares

A really great way to find out about Independent Masters Projects is to attend a share. Next week there are three different types of shares, each on a different day. All are welcome. Inquiry Shares: Collaborative & Site Based Monday,

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Posters

Lately library staff have been getting into making bulletin board displays. We’re always on the look-out for novel ways to attract patrons to a new resource. One online app we’ve been playing with is The Rasterbator  (OK, we agree the

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April: National Poetry Month 2014

It’s not over yet, but April is National Poetry Month. This year Thursday, April 24 was National Poem in Your Pocket Day. Resources The Poetry Archive is great place for teacher and student resources. We also like Poet Seers –

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New Books: Common Core

Our latest lot of new books includes some on the Common Core. Both of these texts are from Teacher’s College Press. Click on the image to get the library call number. You might find them useful in integrating the Common

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Reference Questions: What to Do About Heartbleed?

Worried about the Heartbleed bug? Here are some resources that we’ve found helpful: The Brian Lehrer Show on WNYC for Friday, 4/11, has a segment Change Your Passwords! (Heartbleed Explained) Heartbleed Test and Last Pass indicate which websites have fixed the

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This is why I always read to the very end of The Horn Book in print :) @dheiligman #cookprize #irmablack Bank Streeters see New York. Lucy Sprague Mitchell (center, in fur and hat) admires the urban geography #tbt #bankstreetarchives #lucyspraguemitchell #ilovethelibrarians finally a comment on our bulletin board :) Good idea from the Council of Students #signage #bankstreetcollege This is a first, looks like juvenile fiction will have some room to breathe! #weeding #shelving Happy birthday to our founder Lucy Sprague Mitchell, born on July 2, 1878. My LSM reference shelf. #lucyspraguemitchell #bankstreetcollege A bulletin board to match our online user survey (well, not exactly match) #bulletinboards #bankstreetlibrary Thankfully, the whole teaching thing did not work out. #tbt #bankstreetarchives #margaretwisebrown
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