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New Teacher Orientation: Home

Welcome to the BVSW Library!


Come visit us! Email or stop by anytime for assistance.

Kristan Bowlin (

Liz Chopp (


What does collaboration look like here?

Questions to consider:

  • How can we best support you? 

  • What goals do you have for your students?

  • How will they be evaluated?

  • How many days would you like to come in?

  • What expectations do you have about the space? (quiet, loud, etc)

Printing Options/Laminating


  • Print to Printshop
  • Black & White - (ends with) 4014
  • Color - (ends with) 652
  • Ricoh/Follow Me


  • Label and bring to designated box for lamination
  • 1-2 days for completion


We have a cart of 30 iPads for use in the library.


  • We can run this with your classes and help you setup an account and learn the basics
  • Used for research process
  • Students need refreshers, but already have accounts and are familiar
  • Basic info and tutorials can be found here
  • Part of a BVSW paid subscription, we will give you info

Book Collection




  • 3D Printer
  • Circuitry Learning - LittleBits, Makey Makey
  • Programming - Raspberry Pi/Arduino
  • Creation/Modeling - Legos, Kinex, Cardboard Tools
  • Arts/Crafts - Cricut, Scrapbooking supplies
  • Video Production - GoPro, Green Screen sheet and suits, stop motion camera


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