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Dial-A-Teacher App Launches

homeworkNYC has just launched a new Dial-A-Teacher app. This exciting app connects students to homework help from live New York City teachers from 4:30 to 6:30, school days Monday to Thursday. The “speech bubble” icon on the app turns from red to green when the teachers are online.

Meeting of the Minds: Youth, Social Media, and Education

Monday, June 21, 2010 HomeworkNYC presented “Meeting of the Minds: Youth, Social Media, and Education” a panel discussion with guest speaker danah boyd.

Now, that’s History!

Ancient History, Middle Ages, Industrial Revolution……Does history homework make you feel like you are in the Dark Ages? Well be enlightened by the library’s resources!

You can find complete, trustworthy information a lot faster using the library’s databases and apps.

(1/2x + … = ?, Calculators that Crush Challenging Math Problems

The World Wide Web is a great source for online calculators. Some of these calculators are much more powerful than your typical desktop calculator. They show you not only the answer to your problem but also the step-by-step process used to get to that answer.

If a student is not sure how to do a math problem these calculators can help…but…there is often more than one way to solve a problem. A teacher may show a different method of solving a problem.

These calculators cover different subjects and work in different ways. Choose the one you like best.

Students & Technology

Hey Students! The library wants to know how YOU use technology. Fill-out the short, ten question survey and the information will help the library learn what our focus should be when it comes to engaging students. The link below is to the survey.

http://surveymonkey.com/s/LFKWMRX

Google 101

Many of us, use Google for everything. We look up addresses, movie times, weather, admit it you know you have typed in your name too. In any case, Google has become a first-top search tool, but many of us do not use all of the incredible features it has to offer.

How to do a basic Google search?

The New HomeworkNYC

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From danah boyd

Thanks so much for a fun day! Let me share some links that might be useful for folks:

Internet Safety Technical Task Force Report (including a complete literature review of safety data):
http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/pubrelease/isttf

Hanging Out, Messing Around, and Geeking Out
http://www.amazon.com/Hanging-Out-Messing-Around-Geeking/dp/0262013363

Back-to-School Tips

It’s that time of the year. Kids sharpen their pencils, pickup the backpack, and head off to school. Here are a few tips to get your child ready for the new school year.

Archive for March, 2011

For Students

Tuesday, March 8th, 2011

Check-out this section for all your homework needs and much, much more!!!
HomeworkNYC provides links, handouts, and assistance to all New York City students.

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