Technology 411 for Back to SchoolWiki: Jan McGee, LMS Technology Facilitator, WMHSTechnology411BTS Wiki Coordinator of Library Programs, OPSBhttp://technology411bts.wikispaces.com email@example.com
“I Don’t Get the NEW MATH!”“Whatever happened to “borrowing and carrying?”
It’s 6:00 p.m.You’ve just gotten home from work. “Mom! I need help with my algebra! They have free tutoring at the public library.”
“I don’t have time to take you to thelibrary for tutoring after I get home from work!” That’s ok, Mom. It’s all web-based! They have real tutors, ready to help! Just click!,
Ouachita Parish Public Library http://www.ouachita.lib.la.us/
Live Homework Help…Free!
• Live Tutoring – Sunday – Thursday – 2:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. – Math – Science – Social Studies – English• Skills Center• Practice for ACT, SAT, ASFAB• Spanish-speaking Tutors
HomeworkLA.org• May be used anonymously or create an account• Tutors are screened, have had background checks• Knowledgeable in their field (not college students)
How to Connect• STEP 1: Complete the pre-session survey questions to help the tutor know what you need help with today.• STEP 2: Remember to include your question. You can type it, draw it in the whiteboard area, or share a file.• STEP 3: Click “Connect” and you’ll connect to a tutor in the Online Classroom.
Skills Center Resource Library
“My Report is Due—Tomorrow!”“Hi, Mom!Welcome home! Myreport is due tomorrow!We can’t use Google orWikipedia.”
“It’s Due WHEN?” Databases EBSCO HOST • Magazine Articles • Scholarly Journals • Reference Books *Authoritative links to good information “Do You Remember“Readers’ Guide to Periodical Literature?”
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Ouachita Parish Public Library Databases Select EBSCOhost Web
K – 12 Information Ready
Not Just for Kids! Do-It-Yourselfers• Auto Repair Reference Center• Small Engines• Hobbies and Crafts• Consumer Health Complete
There’s an App for That! • Free iPhone App • Free iPad App No “i” Devices?Go to: http://catalog.oplib.org/mobile
World Book Online• Ouachita Parish Schools• Access through school library page on EdLine – Print information – Links to selected websites – Videos – Images – Maps http://worldbookonline.com
World Book Web • Three Levels – Kids – Student – WB Advanced • May print entire article or sections • Text read-aloud option • Citation Creator
Gale/InfoTrack Databases Student Resource Center Jr. • Ouachita Parish Schools • Access through school libraryHealth & WellnessResource Center page on EdLine • Password protected Kids’ Infobits • + Ten other databases Literature Resource Center
Monroe City School SystemEBSCO• Carroll High School• Neville High School• Wossman High School• WorldBook Online• http://worldbookonline.com
“You Have to Do WHAT?”I haven’twritten a citation since…
Citations Made Easy Citation Machine or Son of Citation Machine http://citationmachine.net FREE! Works CitedKeep American Beautiful. Crying Indian. 1971. Video. YouTube Web. 18 Aug 2012. <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j7OH G7tHrNM>.
Citation Machine1. Choose Format: MLA, APA, Chicago Style or Turabian2. Choose Source: Print, NonPrint, Website, etc.3. Fill in the Blanks4. Click “Make Citation”5. Copy and Paste into Works Cited
EasyBib and NoodleBib• EasyBib (Free) http://www.easybib.com/• EasyBib Pro ($19.99 per year)• NoodleTools Express (Free) http://www.noodletools.com/login.php• NoodleTools ($15.00 per year)
Quick Cite• Mobile App ($0.99)• Create account• Scan ISBN number on book• Quick Cite creates the citation• Emails it to you http://www.quickcite.me/
A Few FactsFACT #1: Most students have a printerFACT #2: The printer is usually out of order or out of ink.FACT #3: USB Drives fail WHAT TO DO, WHAT TO DO? How do I get this to school?
Save it to the Cloud with Dropbox.com
Google Docs Free!!• Google docs (need Google account) Web-based• http://google.com Documents, Presentation, Spreadsheet, Form, Drawing, CollectionsShare—Create Links to Documents--Collaborate
Cyberbullying & Internet SafetyResources for Parents & Children• Common Sense: Standing Up, Not Standing By• iKeep Safe.org• NetSmartz Workshop http://technology411bts.wikispaces.com
Lagniappe Elementary Resources for Older Resources Studentshttp://technology411bts.wikispaces.com/lagniappe
Welcome Back to School!
Works CitedConfused-woman_37.jpg. 2012. Photograph. 4tnz! Web. 18 Aug 2012. <http://www.4tnz.com/content/we-dont-have-same-channels-mom>.Obama math bad math new math 2 2 sad hill news. 2011. Graphic. Sad Hill NewsWeb. 18 Aug 2012. <http://sadhillnews.com/2011/02/15/one-chart-to-rule-them-all- obamas-2012-budget-proposal/obama-math-bad-math-new-math-22-sad-hill- news>.Perth-Web-Marketing-Excited1-221x300.jpg. 2012. Photograph. Perth Web Marketing Solutions Web. 21 Aug 2012. <http://www.perthwebmarketingsolutions.com/>.Perth-Web-Marketing-Frustrated-203x300.jpg. 2012. Photograph. Perth Web Marketing Solutions Web. 21 Aug 2012. <http://www.perthwebmarketingsolutions.com/>.Perth-Web-Marketing-Oh-No.jpg. N.d. Photograph. Perth Web Marketing Solutions Web. 21 Aug 2012. <http://www.perthwebmarketingsolutions.com/>.School+bus.jpg. 2012. Photograph. Tennis Officials BlogWeb. 19 Aug 2012. <http://tennisofficials.blogspot.com/2012/07/school-bus-full-of-kids-and-lost- and.html>.