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Monday, October 15, 2012


Create a resume and upload it to Google Docs.  Link it to your portfolio. 

 High School Student Sample Resume

Yahoo Finance Resumes

If you are still having trouble saying something about yourself please check out these 
career websites.  At career cruising you can take an aptitude test.  

At the LAUSD Digital Library
Career Cruising This will take you to the Digital Library and you can select Career Cruising.
Facts on File Career Center (There is an assessment available here also)

On the Web:
California Career Zone
Occupations Outlook Handbook

Friday, September 21, 2012

List of Information Literacy Assignments

#1  Create a Google Account
#2  Create a E-Portfolio using (email me the address)
#3  Create a Blog (email me the address) put a link to your blog on your site
#4  Use the catalog to create a list of books and websites that relate to an interest you have.  Copy and paste the information into a microsoft word document.  Upload it to your Google Docs account and add a link to it on the Library Practice page of your e-portfolio.
#5  Review a book you just read in the library catalog. (you need to log in with your lausd mymail account)
#6  Dewey Decimal Game  (upload to google docs and add link to your e-portfolio).
#7 Create a Voki Avatar

Daily Duties: 
  • Daily Group Walk-Through
  • Shelf Maintenence
  • Circulation Desk 
  • Pleasure Reading  or work on assignments for other classes. 

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Dewey Decimal Game

  • Learn the Dewey Decimal System by playing Order in the Library. 
  • Upload the certificate to your google docs account. 
  • Put a link to you certificate on the library practice page of your website.  

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Welcome back to school!  Library Practice students should check here regularly for assignments and information.  Please do a group "walk through" every day and tidy up the library.
  •  Your first assignment is to create a google account.  
  • Your second assignment is to create a google site and send me a link or write it down on a piece of paper and send it to me. The title of your google site should be Your name + eportfolio.  For an example check out My Example from last year! Please create a site with 5 pages:  about me, special interests/hobbies, skills and abilities, library practice assignments, links. 
  • Your 3rd assignment is to use the destiny catalog to create a list of books and websites that relate to an interest you have.  Cut and past all of the information into a microsoft word document.  You may also include website.  You will upload this document into your google account and copy the link to the assignment and past it into your assignments page.  Here is an example:  (under construction)

Monday, April 9, 2012

Please take a moment for the school survey!

The school surveys are due April 11th. The results appear on the School Report Card issued by the District each year.

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

The Killer Resume: How to Get Hired by the Machines

Read this article on Yahoo to find out how to make your resume the number 1 "hit" when employers search.

Monday, March 5, 2012

Digital Image & Music Credits

Please go to Easy Bib Citation Generator and "plug in" the information for digital images and music. Here is an exemplar I did for Liliadriana's Crank Book Trailer:

Thursday, February 2, 2012

Book Trailer Examples

Before you begin your book trailer, read about the these tips from Naomi Bates and view some of the great book trailers she has created. Try these sites for media: Wikimedia or Creative Commons. You can also try Library of Congress Also if you go to the main library portal, and choose "Search the Net" you should find a collection of sites with free music and images.

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

What are your plans for life after high school?

It's only four months away and after four years here at Monroe you will be entering a new stage in life. No more teachers nagging you to do things! I'm afraid you'll have to nag yourself. What are your plans for life after high school??? Are you frightened by the freedom or exhilarated by the many adventures that await you? If you haven't made any plans, how does that make you feel??

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

A Google a Day

Write the answer to the A Google a Day Question and then explain how you found it.

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Book Reviews!

From now on, please review books in the Destiny Catalog. Here's how: Go to the catalog and sign in. Your user name is your my mail address for example: Your password is the student id from your card for example: 123152F052 When you write a review it will send a notification to me to approve it and then it will appear in destiny.

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Happy New Year!

List some goals you have for 2012! How will you accomplish these goals??? Create an igoogle page for RSS Feeds and Gadgets. example::