Finding classroom resources for your practicum feb 2013Presentation Transcript
Finding Classroom Resources for your Practicum: Math Manipulatives, ScienceKits, Children’s Literature, and More!
MoniqueFlaccavento Pat Serafini http://bitstrips.com
By the end of today’s session, you’ll be able to find: Classroom resources for your practicum (manipulatives, textbooks, kits, curriculum units, lesson plans, children’s books, and more) Ministry-approved textbooks by searching the Ontario Ministry of Education’s Trillium ListOutcomes
Age / grade-appropriate literature for your students by searching the Children’s Literature Comprehensive Database Age / grade-appropriate online newspaper and magazine articles, primary sources, lesson plans, and more by searching free and licensed online resourcesOutcomes, continued
Kids InfoBits InfoTrac Junior (Graphic Interface) Canada in Context Children’s Literature Comprehensive Database Teen Health and Wellness OPHEA Health and Physical Education Career Cruising Spelling Bee Visual ThesaurusLicensed UofT databases
Choose one resource and answer the following:1. What is included in this database?2. How could you use this database with your students?Please be prepared to share your observations with the group.Activity
Curriculum Services Canadahttp://www.curriculum.org/csc/resources/supplementary.shtmlTVOKids Teacher Zonehttp://tvoparents.tvo.org/tvokidsteacherzoneCBC Digital Archives for Teachershttp://www.cbc.ca/archives/teachers/TeacherTubehttp://teachertube.com/videos.phpMediaSmartshttp://mediasmarts.ca/teacher-resourcesA few other free online teachingresources
Also, make sure to check professional teacherorganizations for lesson plans and other greatresources.For example,The Ontario Music Educators’ Associationhttp://www.omea.on.ca/resources.phpOntario Association for Mathematics Educationhttp://www.oame.on.ca
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