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October 2011

(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?

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.

Apply For A Library Card

Your library card is your key to all the resources New York City’s public libraries have to offer. In addition to borrowing library materials, your card will let you reserve a computer, download digital media, search hundreds of electronic databases, and more.

Teens and adults may apply online for a library card at the following:

Brooklyn Public Library

Tri-Li HomeworkNYC Privacy Policy

Brooklyn Public Library, The New York Public Library and Queens Library are committed to protecting the privacy of their online users, staff, donors, customers, and other contacts. The privacy policy is clear: The three library systems will collect no personal information about you when you visit the HomeworkNYC.org Website or register for a HomeworkNYC.org program unless you choose to provide that information to us. Any information you choose to provide will only be used to provide or improve library services.

Privacidad de HomeworkNYC

Privacidad de HomeworkNYC

En HomeworkNYC tomamos muy seriamente la privacidad y deseamos asegurarnos de que los bibliotecarios, profesores, padres, alumnos y otros usuarios estén bien informados sobre las repercusiones de seguridad de las aplicaciones (“apps”) de HomeworkNYC. Esta página contiene información básica sobre privacidad.

Tarjeta de la Biblioteca

Tarjeta de la Biblioteca

Su tarjeta de la biblioteca es la clave para los recursos y servicios en todas las localidades de las bibliotecas públicas en Nueva York.

Además de los materiales de la biblioteca para tomar prestados, la tarjeta le permitirá reservar una computadora, descargar medios digitales de comunicación y buscar en cientos de bases de datos electrónicas.

La Biblioteca Pública De Brooklyn

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