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New teacher resources and tools

  1. 1. New Teacher Workshop: Pathways to Supplemental Texts and Digital Learning Tools for Teaching
  2. 2. Incorporate the Common Core ELA shifts in every subject area and grade level:
  3. 3. Your building’s Library Media Specialists are here to help you: • • • • • Collaborate on technology and research lessons Provide technology tools for classroom Find newspaper and magazine articles Determine reading levels for texts Provide helpful websites for classroom use, projects, and research • Suggest supplemental resources for classroom use.
  4. 4. Destiny© Library Online Catalog Find fiction and informational texts- novels, primary sources, memoir and biography, narrative nonfiction- in each school’s library. *Find the link to Destiny on building homepages. • Each building is targeted to grade level • Quick links to databases and websites built by building Library Media Specialist • Access WebPath Express for credible research websites • Request new titles from your building LMS
  5. 5. Accessing The library OPAC Find a book: 1. Find “Library OPAC” link on you building’s homepage under “Important Links” or go to http://destiny.bbpschools.org 2. Select your school. 3. Click on Catalog. 4. Search titles, authors, subjects by typing in the search bar 5. Optional: Filter reading levels at the drop down sections
  6. 6. Destiny© Library Online Catalog: WebPath Express WebPath Express is an educational search tool that provides today’s K-12 students with a safe, fun and familiar search tool that integrates more than 85,000 trustworthy, relevant websites into your library catalog while filtering out questionable content. Directions: 1. Access your building’s Library OPAC (http://destiny.bbpschools.org) 2. After clicking on your school, select “Webpath Express” on the left toolbar. 3. Enter in a subject. http://www.follettsoftware.com/webpath-express
  7. 7. Virtual Reference Collection of Online Databases provides digital articles for multiple subject areas http://www.flickr.com/photos/adrilurgiazone/5723891101/
  8. 8. Virtual Reference Collection: Online Database Magazines Newspapers Primary Sources Educational Journals Encyclopedic
  9. 9. Online Databases: Login information for all building levels esb Digital Media Library first initial + last name tek
  10. 10. Digital Media Library Educational Multimedia http://www.flickr.com/photos/paul_nelson/6805351834/
  11. 11. DML – K-12 DIGITAL MEDIA LIBRARY Click on the DML tab in the VRC or go to http://dml.esboces.org Contains digital media including video, audio, images, interactives, maps, podcasts… Vendors include: • Discovery Education • • • Learn 360 Espresso Education (Pre K-5) NBC Learns (Intermediate-12) • PBS Media
  12. 12. Resource Cheat Sheet Note: All of the following can be found on district homepages, Destiny, or Library links. Destiny Library OPAC Link: destiny.bbpschools.org Used for: books in your schools’ libraries WebPath Express Link: destiny.bbpschools.org Used for: credible, research-based websites Virtual Reference Collection (VRC) Link: http://xaaa.calypso.scoolaid.net Used for: online magazine, newspaper, primary source, journal articles Digital Media Library Link: http://dml.esboces.org Used for: videos, images

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