Hoffman Family Library Virtual Learning CommonsThe Virtual Learning Commons is awonderful place for students,faculty, librarians and staff tocollaborate, learn, and educateeach other. It is always a work inprogress and you are alwayswelcome to contact us to add tothe site. From school, to art, web2.0 technologies, there is a wealthof knowledge out there justscreaming to be learned.
Hoffman Family Library Virtual Learning CommonsBlack History Month February is Black History Month. Come check out the amazing display by the elevators. It has plenty of information to read, you can contribute your thoughts, and even listen to speaches. There is also a display in the library of amazing books to check out that go along with Black History Month.
Hoffman Family Library Virtual Learning CommonsGoodwin College Celebrates Black History Month.Throughout the month of February, Goodwin College will have presentations and events celebrating Black History Month. To see what is happening, check out the link below. Goodwin College Celebrates Black History http://www.goodwin.edu/BHM/
Hoffman Family Library Virtual Learning CommonsThe Emancipation Proclamation: Panel Reflects on Emboldening the Fight Against Slavery During Black History Month, Goodwin College has a multitude of events. Guest and faculty panelists explained during a February 12th event, when the war began, Abraham Lincoln was trying to preserve the Union. Read more here: http://bit.ly/Z2ipuc
Hoffman Family Library Virtual Learning Commons A Look Back at 2012 The past year saw Goodwin College continue to grow, literally and figuratively. Here’s a recap of the events, milestones, and memories that made 2012 special. Recap of 2012 http://bit.ly/12q8C5U The library welcomed twoGoodwin College’s new full time librarians!Community Gardenand Celebration ofBlack HistoryMonth! Crash Crew Dances Up Downtown Hartford
Hoffman Family Library Virtual Learning CommonsComing Soon to the Hoffman Family Library!! A Makers Space is a place for people to connect, invent and create. It is a great way to utilize your library here at Goodwin College along with finding books or movies, working on projects, and getting research and reference assistance! Learn more about MakerSpace’s: http://bit.ly/UMXueW and here: http://bit.ly/VQnuoP
Hoffman Family Library Virtual Learning CommonsEnglish as a Second Language Students Graduate from the Program The ESL graduates stood proudly as they received their certificates on Wednesday December 12, 2012. Their teachers and other students in various stages of the program listened as they spoke about experiences, difficulties, and accomplishments along the way. This day has been one in which these students have looked forward to for many months. The journey has been difficult for most, but each student has worked incredibly hard to get to this point.
Hoffman Family Library Virtual Learning CommonsEnvironmental StudiesIncreased government and private investment ingreen technology combined with a growingawareness of environmental challenges makeenvironmental science some of the fastestgrowing — and best paying — emerging careerfields!Goodwin Colleges Environmental Studiesprogram provides technical training for jobs inthis rapidly growing field while also focusing onthe scientific arguments for environmentalstewardship. Graduates gain real-world skills, aswell as a comprehensive understanding of thefactors that impact environmental health.
Hoffman Family Library Virtual Learning CommonsResearch Databases and Libguides at Your Fingertips!!The Hoffman Family Library offers its patrons a wide variety of researchdatabases and guides to assist in your education needs. Check themout today! Library Research Databases! http://bit.ly/VWIhIr Libguides on Many Subjects! http://bit.ly/WsrcVN
Hoffman Family Library Virtual Learning CommonsNew Titles are Added to the Library All the Time! Check them out!! http://bit.ly/11GyY3k
Hoffman Family Library Virtual Learning Commons The 2013 Newbery Medal Winner!“ The 2013 Newbery Medal winner is The One andOnly Ivan by Katherine Applegate, published byHarperCollins Childrens Books, a division ofHarperCollins PublishersIvan’s transformative emergence from the “Ape at Exit8” to “The One and Only Ivan, Mighty Silverback,”comes to life through the gorilla’s own distinctnarrative voice, which is filled with wry humor, deepemotion and thought-provoking insights into thenature of friendship, hope and humanity.“Katherine Applegate gives readers a unique andunforgettable gorilla’s-eye-view of the world thatchallenges the way we look at animals and atourselves,” said Newbery Medal Committee ChairSteven Engelfried (ALA.org).”
Hoffman Family Library Virtual Learning Commons 2013 CALDECOTT MEDAL WINNER“The 2013 Caldecott Medal winner is This Is Not MyHat, written and illustrated by Jon Klassen, publishedby Candlewick Press.In this darkly humorous tale, a tiny fish knows it’swrong to steal a hat. It fits him just right. But the bigfish wants his hat back. Klassen’s controlled palette,opposing narratives and subtle cues compel readers tofollow the fish and imagine the consequence.“With minute changes in eyes and the slightestdisplacement of seagrass, Klassen’s masterfulillustrations tell the story the narrator doesn’t know,”Caldecott Chair Sandra Imdieke said (ALA.org).”
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