- Last Updated on Tuesday, 02 October 2012 12:00
- Written by Annette Tate
NNHS Library Learning Commons
About us - What is a Learning Commons? and general information about our staff, hours and policies
Take a tour - These pictures and videos will give you a view of the Learning Commons in action
Where are all the books - Here is a floorplan of the arrangement of the books
Prezi for students - Presentation given to all students at the beginning of the school year 2011-2012
Prezi for faculty - Presentation given to faculty at the beginning of the school year 2011-2012
Newton North High School
Newton North High School Website - Academics, school calendars and schedules, sports, MCAS, Faculty Directory, and more
District Website - for Newton Public Schools
NNHS PTSO - Newton North High SchooL Parent Teacher Student Organization
Newtonite Online - The Newton North bi-weekly newspaper
Home Sweet Home, Newton, Massachusetts - A pathfinder filled with links and a list of the library's books about Newton and its history
Community Resources - A pathfinder with local information for families
Pew Internet & American Life Project - (Search Term: Teens) Research on teens health and safety.
Parenting Teens - A website dedicated to parenting and teen issues.·
Cyber Crime and Internet Safety
Cyber Crime and Internet Safety - This site, by the Massachusetts Office of the Attorney General includes valuable information for parents and educators.·
On Guard - Online - Social Networking Sites: A Parent's Guide
Pew Internet - Teens, Privacy, and Online Social Networks - The Pew Internet & American Life Project examines how teens, particularly those with profiles online, make decisions about disclosing or shielding personal information.
Safe Kids - Basic tips for parents of teens. Tips are organized by age range.·
Highlighted Books for Parents
The Case Against Homework by Sara Bennett and Nancy Kalish
Does assigning fifty math problems accomplish any more than assigning five? The Case Against Homework shows how too much work is having a negative effect on our children's achievement and development and gives us the tools and tactics we need to advocate for change.
Just Say Know: Talking with Kids about Drugs and Alcohol, by Cynthia Kuhn, Scott Swartzwelder, and Wilkie Wilson
All of our children deserve the chance to be as bright, successful, and healthy as they can be. Just Say Know is an informative guide to teaching kids about staying healthy and making the right decisions when faced with the attractions of drugs and alcohol.
The Skin We’re In: Teaching Our Children to Be Emotionally Strong, Socially Smart, and Spiritually Connected, by Janie Victoria Ward
No one else has offered black parents such deep insights and honest prescriptions for teens that pull no punches -- at school, in the family, and in preparing them for the workplace and community life.