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Using DESTINY databases to locate CCGPS Instructional Resources

Using DESTINY databases to locate CCGPS Instructional Resources



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CCGPS & DESTINY CCGPS & DESTINY Presentation Transcript

  • Using DESTINY to Find CCGPS Instructional ResourcesWhere do I go to find vetted teaching resources to use with CCGPS? CCGPS Let’s begin by opening the Library Catalog in your Application Launcher.
  • Login to your DESTINY account.(A warning screen will appear, ignore the warning and select “Proceed anyway”)
  • Type in your username and password.Usn: (first initial & last name lowercase) Psw: pces
  • You will be taken to the PCES Destiny home page. Click on the Catalog tab.
  • Select Resource Lists from the left menu bar.
  • Select Add ListTitle your list, check if you would like your list to be Public,and give a brief description of the list contents, then Save.
  • Go to Standards Search, select Georgia, type in your Find topic. From the drop-down menu, select the CCGPS you would like to find resources for, and then select the grade level. Click on Find It at the end of the standard you select.
  • You will be given a list of educator reviewed Web resources relevant to your standard & topic for your grade level. Note the list is printableOnce you’ve selected a Website you’d like to preview, click on the link to be taken to the site. If it is a website you’d like to save in your Resource List, click on Add to this List.
  • There are several other ways to add to your resource lists. Let’s look at some additional digital resources. Select Digital Resources from the left menu bar
  • You will be shown an annotated list of digital resources to support instruction.(Please note, you will need to download a ndm media player in order to view the videos.)
  • WebPath Express is another excellent resource you may want to try out.
  • You may also do a Power “One Search”that searches popular educational databases.
  • Select Show to find the results from a database. Thenbe sure and check-out the book titles available on the subject to access E-books.
  • You may visit the link & add to your resource list.After selecting the Titles tab, you may check-out E-books online as well as local print materials. Be sure to add the titles to your resource list.
  • You may use the E-books with a small group or for whole class instruction. Many of the E-books do have a audio feature.
  • Click on a book title to place a book on Hold.Select Hold It! & then you may specify if you want a book now, or at a later date.
  • Before logging out, be sure & browse through the Copyright & Online Resources linked on our DESTINY Home page.