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  • 1. Fayetteville Free Library
    300 Orchard Street
    Fayetteville, NY 13066
    www.fayettevillefreelibrary.org
    CultureGramsOverview
  • 2. What is CultureGrams?
    Think of it as an online encyclopedia and almanac
    Maps
    Language
    Flags
    History
    And more!
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8PqLvivzjug
  • 3. Ongoing Tutorials & Podcasts
    CultureGrams Fall Podcast: Faces of the World & More
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w8xTcPUUT3s
  • 4. Accessing Culture Grams
    Remotely from outside the library:
    http://www.fayettevillefreelibrary.org/onlinedbs.html
    Enter library card number and PIN
    In-house (at the library)
    http://www.fayettevillefreelibrary.org/dbases.html
  • 5. Main Screen
    From here you can choose
    • World Edition
    • 6. Kids Edition
    • 7. States Edition
    • 8. Provinces Edition
  • Highlights
    Fun Stuff
    Photos
    Videos
    Slideshows
    Interviews
    Famous People
    Flags
    Graphs and Tables
    Mp3 files for national anthems
    Recipes
    Slideshows
    Interviews
    World Edition
  • 9. Highlights
    For Teachers
    91 countries
    they are among those most requested by teachers and schools, and they reflect a diversity of regions and cultures around the world.
    Same highlights as World Edition
    Teaching activities
    Curriculum standards
    Kids Edition
  • 10. Highlights
    Fun Stuff
    Geared toward kids
    Native American category
    Print county maps
    Flag gallery
    Listen to state bird’s song
    Recipes for every state
    Pro Teams section
    States Edition
  • 11. Highlights
    Fun Stuff
    Seasonal climate section
    Political & physical maps
    Create-your-own data tables
    Recipes for every province
    Pro Teams section
    Provinces Section
  • 12. Activities
    National Standards
    Wide variety of lessons for 3 grade groups
    Standards included on lesson sheets
    K-5
    6-8
    9-12
    Covers each edition
    Kids
    World
    State
    Teacher’s Resources
  • 13. Educator Tools
    Includes:
    Training Resources
    Sample Searches
    Video training
    Link for Teaching & Learning:
    http://www.proquestk12.com/productinfo/culturegrams.shtml
    Countries:
    Simple Lesson Sheet  
    Activities Collection  
    Monthly Activities: Newsletters  
    Standards Links (National)  
    Standards Links (VA)  
    Standards-Based Activities:      
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  • 14. CultureGrams Video Training Modules
    Frequently updated training and informational videos:
    http://www.proquestk12.com/landings/Vids_CultureGrams.shtml