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“Complicit” by Stephanie Kuehn: a book review

October 17, 2016

Today’s book  review features one of  the very popular Surrey Teens Read books, and is reviewed by Torre Chometsky. The book “Complicit”,  written by Stephanie Kuehn, and one of the newer Teen Reads, is about the main protagonist, Jamie, trying to find out the truth behind his mother’s death. Along the way, he must deal… Read More ›

Follett Enlight K-12

eBooks Are Here!

Hey everyone, they’re here!  Yes, we have been expecting them for some time now, but they have finally arrived.  Students and staff of Surrey School District now have access to eBooks through our eLibrary.  eBooks can be read online from any Internet browser, and in most cases, downloaded onto a personal device for a period… Read More ›

Apps in use-Comic Life

Gone are the days of poster board presentations. Kwantlen Park students are using the library iPads (in this case, the app Comic Life) to create and present new information. The below presentation was created by a student named Kaitlyn for her grade 9 science class.

Video Tutorial- Explain Everything

One of our intrepid grade 10 students, Sara Bahamdun, created a video tutorial for that app called Explain Everything. We`ve had this app on our library iPads for about a month and the students are using the app  to created detailed presentations. Enjoy Sara`s wonderful video tutorial!

Books into Movies-Summer 2013

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald The Great Gatsby takes place in the early 1920s, a time of extreme wealth, jazz, bootlegging, and flappers. The novels follows Jay Gatsby, a mysterious millionaire, and his efforts to win back his now married sweetheart Daisy Buchanan. This novel is exciting and fast-paced with extravagant parties,  feuds,… Read More ›

The Evolution of the Learning Commons

What is a learning commons? Learning Commons are becoming more and more popular; and yet, it can sometimes to be difficult to describe what a learning commons is! The easiest way to think about a learning commons is to think about a space that is virtual and physical, where Kwantlen students and teachers can work,… Read More ›

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