Registration for selected programs begins on Monday, August 10, 2015

Next Classes begin Monday, August 24, 2015. For more information call 754-321-5400 or click here to request information.

WELCOME TO SHERIDAN TECHNICAL COLLEGE AND HIGH SCHOOL’S
LIBRARY MEDIA CENTER

Sheridan Technical College
5400 Sheridan Street
Hollywood, FL 33021
Media Center:  754-321-5547
Main: 754-321-5400
Sheridan Technical College Library Guide

COLLEGE MEDIA CENTER HOURS & INFO

Monday-Thursday – 8:00 am to 7:00 pm
Friday – 8:00 am to 3:30 pm
Closed on Teacher Planning Days

Current Student ID is required to access and use the Media Center.

 Media Center Tour
Click here to view the video.

SKILLS PRACTICE

AAA Math Practice
APlus Math
Broward County Library Live Tutoring - & Job Coaching
English Page
English Works
Grammar Bytes
Guide to Grammar and Writing
Study Guides and Strategies
KhanAcademy
Math Fact Cafe
Math.com
Owl English
Virtual Language Center – Grammar, Reading, etc.
WebMATH - free student resources

HEALTH

American Cancer Society
American Diabetes Foundation
American Heart Association
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Healthfinder – US Dept. of Health and Human Services
Mayo Clinic Online Health Information
Medline Plus - highly recommended
Mental Help Net
National Cancer Institute
National Institutes of Health
Office of the Surgeon General
PubMed.gov
Streaming Well – Health Videos
WebMD – a for-profit news and info service

DISTRICT WEBSITES

BECON TV
BEEP
Broward County Public Schools website

District Databases Learning Portal
Eduvision

ONLINE CATALOG

Destiny Online Catalog Search
Destiny Handout
Using eBooks and Mobile App Flyer

EBOOKS – SCHOOL-BASED

eBOOKS via FollettShelf
Student Log in:  Student School ID number
Password: birthdate (MM/DD/YYYY)
eBOOKS via MackinVIA
Register an account that reflects:
User ID:  Student’s School ID number
Password: student
eBooks via Lerner
User ID: sths
Password: ebooks

COMPUTER SKILLS SUPPORT

Atomic Learning - Teacher Portal
Atomic Learning - Student Portal
Login/Sign On is necessary.
Atomic Learning provides mini tutorials for computer programs.

CAREER GUIDES

About US College Admissions
ACT Assessment Test
Career Guidance
Career One Stop
Career Planning Reference Center
College Board Online
College Connections Scholarships
Exploring Career Information
GED Testing
Job Star Central
KAPLAN Test Pre & Admissions
Military Careers
My College Guide
Occupational Informational Network
Occupational Outlook Handbook
Salary Wizard
US Dept of Labor
US Department of Labor and Statistics
Vocational Information Center

NEWS & WEATHER

Accuweather
CNBC
CNN
FOX News
Miami Herald
NASA
National Geographic Education
New York Times
New York Times Learning Network
NPR
Online Newspapers from All Over the World
Sun-Sentinel
Wall Street Journal
The Weather Channel

SITES OF INTEREST

Ehow - Experts show you how to do something
Job Bank USA - free sample resumes and cover letters
Indeed Job Search Tool 
Study Guides and Strategies
How to Study.com
Quia - Use Shared Section
EPA Test Prep
ASE Test Prep
Test Prep Review
2015-2016 SCHOOL CALENDAR

Sheridan Technical High School
3775 SW 16th Street
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
Media Center: 754-321-7474  
Main: 754-321-7450
High School Innovative Learning Center

HIGH SCHOOL INNOVATIVE LEARNING CENTER HOURS & INFO
Monday-Friday – 6:30 am to 2:45 pm
*Closed from 11:00 – 11:30 am unless students are accompanied by the classroom teacher or lab facilitator.
*Hours vary on exam days and early release days.

RESEARCH TOOLS

BEEP Login/Sign On is necessary.
Citation Machine
Clip Art (Free Images)
Creative Commons
Digital Copyright Slide
District Databases Learning Portal
See Media Specialist for Passwords for home access
Evaluate Your Resources
Evaluate websites and internet resources
Fair Use Checklist
Florida Research Model (F.I.N.D.S.)
Gale/Cengage Database
Google

REFERENCE RESOURCES

Biography – Use Google Chrome Browser
Explore the States
Infoplease
Merriam-Webster Dictionary
RefDesk.com
State of Florida
States and Capitals
State Home Pages
US Government
US House of Representatives
US Senate

OTHER LIBRARIES

Awesome Library
Broward County Public Library
Apply for Broward County Public Library Card
Florida Electronic Library
Internet Public Library
Library of Congress
Nova Southeastern Library
Apply for an NSU Alvin Sherman Library Card 

TEACHER RESOURCES

ALA Best Websites for Teaching & Learning 2014
BEEP
Dept of Literacy BCPS - Professional eBooks
Education World
Florida Department of Education
IXL Math and English | Online math and language arts practice
Khan Academy
Office of Talent Development
PBS Teachers
Rubristar – Rubric generator
Thinkfinity
US Department of Education

READING LIST

Good Reads
New York Times Best Sellers
What Should I Read Next
Your Next Read

We receive best-selling fiction and non-fiction each and every month. Check our Destiny Online Catalog to see if we have what you are looking for.


 

MISSION

The mission of the Media Center is to encourage and support life-long learning, literacy, and independent thinking. The media specialist works with students, teachers, and staff to ensure that they are effective users of ideas, information, and technology.