2020 – 2021 Schoolyear

Here’s a link for my instructions. link https://tinyurl.com/yxojgw94

Please sign into Schoology. All of my DuVall library media classes are in Schoology. My Long Elementary students will be in Schoology by the third of September. My DHS and Nowlin students are not in my system yet. Technology is working on this, I believe.

Grades 1 and 2 – First Full Library Media Lesson


Grades 3, 4, 5 – First Full Library Media Lesson

Mr. Neff DHS, Long, DuVall, & Nowlin Librarian, M.L.I.S. WSU

Virtual Learning Program meetings

Dearborn Public Schools has launched its system for parents who want to opt-in for online only learning this school year through the Virtual Learning Program.

Every school building has a time the week of Aug. 11 to 14 when parents interested in the program can stop in and talk to the principal or other staff to get more information about the Virtual Learning Program program and to see if online learning is a good fit for their child. Those who cannot attend the meeting are encouraged to email their principal or call the school building.

The hope is that every family intending to use the program will speak with a school official to ensure they understand what is needed for their child to be successful with online learning.  After that, parents will be able to complete a commitment form to officially switch their child or children to the online program.  

Information about the opt in date for DuVall is:


Thursday, Aug.13th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Principal Robert Attee  

For more information on the program, please visit: https://vlp.dearbornschools.org/

keyboarding, books, & end-of-class work

Wondering what to do while school buildings are closed? Take a look at the list of resources links. Students in media class are learning research and keyboarding skills, and many of the resources can also be utilized at home.

Clever.com http://clever.com/in/dearborn?skip=1 Students can log into Clever.com to access the Typing.com website to practice Keyboarding

Keyboarding and Typing Practice: Dance Mat Typing

Code.org Links to fun educational games that teach students the basics of computer coding.

Dearborn Public Library Students can use a Deaborn library card to access eBooks on the Tumble Books and Book Flix websites

Michigan eLibrary: eBook Collection K-8 All types of free ebooks for students

Library Media Center

Greetings, and welcome to the Nowlin Elementary Media Center page!

I will be using this website to share information about the Nowlin Media center. I am excited to be at Nowlin Elementary School, and we are going to have a great time in our media classes.

Students at Nowlin check out book once a week. Students can check out up to two books at a time. The books can be kept for two weeks at a time. If a student needs to keep a book longer they just need to ask for it to be renewed!

In our media classes we will be learning not only about books, but all sources of information. We will learn how to use computers safely to access online information and share what we learned. We will also learn how to use computers responsibly for entertainment.

Keep checking this page for updates, but feel free to email me any questions you have – neffb@dearbornschools.org.

Happy Reading!

Mr. Neff

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