How Do I Find Library Resources For Teaching?
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How Do I Find Library Resources For Teaching?



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    • Finding Books For Teaching
    • Catalogue
    • Search using single words or short phrasesthat represent the main idea(s) of your topic.
    • Click on a title for more information.
    • Note the Call Number and Location.
    • To access an E-book, click on the link.
    • To find books on teaching a topic...
    • Finding OntarioCurriculumDocuments Sample searches:  history and ontario curriculum  science and exemplars  mathematics and course profile  language arts and curriculum unit
    • Finding Books For Children
    • To find books at a child’s or young adult’s reading level…
    • To find a storybook related to a topic at a youngperson’s reading level…
    • Finding books in the Catalogue for a particular age or grade level can be a challenge! Most catalogue records - other than those for textbooks - do not provide this information.
    • Some Catalogue records use broader terms such as primary, elementary, secondary or middle school.
    • For most Library materials,you will have to judge for yourself what grade level they are suitable for.
    • A to Zoois another useful toolfor finding fiction andnonfiction picturebooks for children
    • RefShareTo find titles of children’s books on selected themes
    • Children’s Literature Websites Pika: Canadian Children’s Literature Database Canadian Children’s Book Centre CM Magazine: Canadian Review of Materials
    • Finding Textbooks
    • Finding Textbooks The word “textbook” is not generally used in catalogue records, so doesn’t work well as a search term.
    • Find titles of approved textbooks…
    • …then look them up in the Catalogue.Textbooks are interfiled with the rest of the Library collection according to subject.
    • Finding Articles
    • To search for articles, click on E-Resources.
    • Education Resource Complete  Large database  Articles, books, conference papersCBCA Education  Smaller database, but with a Canadian focus  journals, trade publications, and more
    • ERICEducation Resource Information Center includes journals, books, conference papers, policy papers and more over 1.3 million records coverage back to 1966
    • To access the full text of an article,look for a full-text link, or click on
    • Other E-Resources For Education
    • OPHEA 1,000+ lesson plans Supports the Ontario Grades 1-8 health and physical education curriculum Student materials, planning schedules and writable assessment tools Links to supplemental resources
    • STAO Access to the Crucible and Elements, magazines for science teachers and students Virtual Library:  classroom-ready lesson plans  learning resources correlated to Ontario’s K-12 Science Curriculum
    • goENC
    • Off-Campus Access to E-Resources Use your WebAdvisor ID & password
    • If you are looking for a particular journal, use Journals by Title to see if the Library has access to it.
    • If the Library hasthe publication,Journals by Titlewill tell you thedates and formatsavailable.
    • Materials forYour Placements
    • Due dates are extended for Librarymaterials signed out for placements.Contact the Circulation Desk to renew.
    • Finding DVDs & Videos
    • Library audiovisual materials are licensed forpublic performance on campus. It is your responsibility to check for classroom performance rights if showing videos during your placement.
    • Audiovisual materials except DVDs and short-loan videoscan be booked for use on placements Please see the Circulation Desk Staff.
    • More Tips for Finding Classroom Materials environment and activities health and poster dragon and puppet literacy and kit globe and model
    • Manipulatives Sets of objects used for teaching abstract concepts Blocks, math tiles, math games, etc. Search “manipulatives and teaching”
    • See us at the Info Desk if you need anyassistance in the Library! 474-3450 x4221