Finding classroom resources for your practicum feb 2013

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Finding classroom resources for your practicum feb 2013

  1. 1. Finding Classroom Resources for your Practicum: Math Manipulatives, ScienceKits, Children’s Literature, and More!
  2. 2. MoniqueFlaccavento Pat Serafini http://bitstrips.com
  3. 3. 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
  4. 4.  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
  5. 5. http://oise.library.utoronto.ca
  6. 6. Trillium Listhttp://www.edu.gov.on.ca/trilliumlist/
  7. 7. 5 minutesActivity #1
  8. 8.  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
  9. 9. http://www.tdsb.on.ca/libraries/cat.asp?schoolNo=10
  10. 10. 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
  11. 11. 10 minutesActivity #2
  12. 12. https://resources.elearningontario.ca/Ontario Educational ResourceBank (OERB) & Learn360
  13. 13. 5 minutesActivity #3
  14. 14. 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
  15. 15. 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
  16. 16. Pat Serafinipat.serafini@utoronto.ca416-978-1903Monique Flaccaventomonique.flaccavento@utoronto.ca416-978-1867Questions? Contact us!We’re here to help!

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