GALILEO and Common Core Standards

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GALILEO is the perfect resource for the new challenges posed by CCGPS. Includes a look at content and tools to help support educators and students. Presented at GaCOMO12 (GALILEO Mini-Conference) by Karen Minton.

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GALILEO and Common Core Standards

  1. 1.  How GALILEO supports the Common Core GPS  On-level informational text  Primary sources  Multimedia  Citing  Curriculum Tools  Training and more from GALILEO Activities/Projects
  2. 2.  GALILEO offers resources with magazine, newspaper, and encyclopedia articles as well as book chapters  Encyclopædia Britannica School Edition  Britannica Elementary  Compton’s by Britannica  Encyclopædia Britannica High School  SIRS Discoverer  EBSCO resources  Kids Search  Middle Search Plus  MAS Ultra  Student Research Center  History Reference Center  Book Collection: Nonfiction  See more in your Databases A-Z list
  3. 3.  NoveList and NoveList K-8  Book and author recommendations  Curriculum-based book lists (by grade and topic)  Picture Book Extenders Literary Reference Center  Literary Criticism  Plot Summaries  Full-text classics – poems, stories, some books
  4. 4.  GALILEO offers resources with primary sources  Annals of American History  History Reference Center  American Memory (from Library of Congress)  Digital Library of Georgia  See more at  High School > Browse by Type > Primary Source Documents  Teen > By Type > Primary Source Documents
  5. 5.  Express Links  Link directly to one GALILEO resource from your classroom or media center site  Students at home are only asked for the GALILEO password  Find all of your Express Links at Databases A-Z > Express Links
  6. 6. Many GALILEO resources include Lexile scoresLexile Handout
  7. 7.  GALILEO offers resources with images, videos, and/or audio  Encyclopædia Britannica School Edition  Britannica Elementary  Compton’s by Britannica  Encyclopædia Britannica High School  SIRS Discoverer  Images @ EBSCO  Digital Library of Georgia  See more in  High School > Browse by Type > Images , Maps, and Flags  Teen > By Type > Pictures, Maps, and Flags
  8. 8. Several GALILEO resources have pre-formatted citations for articles
  9. 9. Several GALILEO resources offer article-level linking
  10. 10.  EBSCO SIRS Britannica
  11. 11.  Appears in Kids Search, Student Research Center, and History Reference Center Look in Reference Shelf or Teacher Resources
  12. 12.  SIRS Discoverer (elementary or middle) Look in Educators’ Resources or click the Common Core Correlations link
  13. 13.  Look in Teachers’ Resources in any grade level of Encyclopædia Britannica School Edition Click the orange buttons for Curriculum Standards
  14. 14.  Vendor logos to create buttons  Go to GALILEO Help > search for buttons http://help.galileo.usg.edu/faqs/how_can_i_create_buttons_to_link_to_databases_on_my_library_site/ Search box widgets  Go to GALILEO Help > search for widgets in FAQs  Britannica http://help.galileo.usg.edu/faqs/how_do_i_create_a_search_box_for_britannica_for_my_library_site/  EBSCO http://help.galileo.usg.edu/faqs/how_do_i_use_the_ebscohost_search_box_widget/
  15. 15.  GLMA blog – GALILEO staff post monthly GALILEO email list – low traffic; announcements GALILEO Training – watch for new K-12 sessions to be scheduled later in summer/early fall GALILEO Training Archives Presentations and Materials Resources for Educators  Where I’m From in GALILEO – create local history poem  Create Your Own Story – create a digital story
  16. 16. What has worked in your media center?What project/activity ideas have inspired you?
  17. 17. http://www.galileo.usg.edu/contact Email: helpdesk@usg.edu

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