3/27/20: We hope you are healthy and in good spirits! We miss you.
We are starting an online book club and thought you might be interested. It’s called Raiders Read. Here are the basics:
The class code for Google Classroom is qokwkto.
- Ms. Fiske, Ms. Chu, Ms. Harvey, and Ms. Mah
If you run out of books to read, movies to watch, or things to do, please find links to many interesting ideas here on this site. Additionally, there are many more resources on our Wellesley High School Library Website.
If you don’t have a public library card, you can get a digital one to access all the digital resources. All residents of Massachusetts can apply for a BPL e-card here. Additionally, both BPL and WFL offer free access to Lynda.com, an innovative training site with a diverse library of tutorials on business, web design, software, and more. You can access this resource directly from the BPL and WFL sites.
Are you interested in learning what college classes are like?
Many of our country’s top colleges offer thousands of free open courses that anyone is free to take. You won't get college credit for it, but it be very impressive on your college resume. Or it might just be great practice before you actually attend college.
Also, follow Global Citizen @glblctzn on Instagram to find out the latest #Togetherathome concert. Previous concerts included John Legend, Chris Martin from Coldplay, Niall Horan, Common, Hozier, and Charlie Puth.
And, Charlie XCX @charli_xcx is doing a "Self-Isolation Livestream" every day on Instagram where she chats with other artists such as Diplo, Clairo, Rita, Ora, etc. Times vary so check her IG.
Broadway World is hosting Living Room Concerts: one song performances by Broadway stars recorded in their homes. New songs daily. Broadway stars perform and chat in livestreams everyday at 2pm and 8pm on The Actors Fund YouTube channel. Previous guests included Kristin Chenoweth, Laura Benanti, Audra MacDonald, and more. Everyday TDF posts an article that compiles a list of live performances to watch.
Are you an artist and looking for some great ideas?
Doodle Addicts is offering Quarantined Quarters Drawing Challenges to keep you intrigued.
Are you an artist with a penchant for math?
Submit an entry to the Desmos Global Math Art Contest!
Zooinverse has compiled a list of projects organized by topics: environmental stewardship, biomed sciences, humanities and astronomy
SciStarter - search for citizen science projects by topic or location
FoldIt "solve puzzles for science" - currently they have some puzzles that may help to develop anti-virals against coronavirus
Library of Congress and the Smithsonian need volunteers to transcribe, tag and review documents. Other organizations that need help with transcribing documents include The British Library (current project on playbills and the Industrial Revolution living with machines) and From the Page which has a searchable list of many projects.
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