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District Resource Centre

  1. 1. District Resource Centre How can we help you?
  2. 2. Our Goal: <ul><li>To serve the educators of SD68 by finding the resources, support and information they need to make our vision of success for each child a reality. </li></ul>
  3. 3. What’s in the DRC? <ul><li>We have professional learning resources, teaching resources, videos, books, kits, and theme bins of resources. </li></ul><ul><li>Search the catalogue at http://media.sd68.bc.ca </li></ul>
  4. 4. Get updates of new materials <ul><li>Join our DRC 68 Facebook Fanpage. </li></ul><ul><li>Check our Working Together Wiki for updates. Go to http:// workingtogether.pbworks.com and click on Resources on the sidebar. </li></ul>
  5. 5. How do you order resources? <ul><li>Go to http://media.sd68.bc.ca </li></ul><ul><li>Click on the “Options” tab. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Follow the login instructions: <ul><li>Put in your name and password. </li></ul><ul><li>If it is your first entry, use your school phone number as the password. After your first log in, change the password. </li></ul><ul><li>If it’s your first time, but the location number doesn’t work, email [email_address] . </li></ul>
  7. 7. What if you forgot your password? <ul><li>Click on the “forgot your password” link at the bottom of the page. </li></ul><ul><li>Fill in your name and a new password will be sent to your email address. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>This link comes in handy </li></ul>This link comes in handy!
  9. 9. Your Options <ul><li>When you log in, you’ll find many options. You can see </li></ul><ul><li>Your “current and future” bookings </li></ul><ul><li>A list of your past orders </li></ul><ul><li>Tutorials for using the system </li></ul><ul><li>And more (check it out). </li></ul>
  10. 10. We want to hear from you! Helpful links.
  11. 11. Your recommendations <ul><li>Notice there is a link for you to make recommendations for purchase. </li></ul><ul><li>We appreciate knowing what you think is most important. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Now to order… <ul><li>Click on the “Catalog” tab. </li></ul><ul><li>Use the order number if you know it or do a key word search. </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Click to check the box beside an item you wish to order. </li></ul><ul><li>Scroll to the bottom of the page and click “Select Checked”. </li></ul>
  14. 14. To Order <ul><li>Enter the date you wish to show or use the resource in your classroom. </li></ul><ul><li>Click test availability. </li></ul><ul><li>If there is a red X, it isn’t available. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Not available.
  16. 16. <ul><li>If you get a green check, you will see the green SUBMIT button. </li></ul><ul><li>Click it to place your order. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Yes, I can! See the green check. I changed the dates to see if I could get it next week..
  18. 18. How do I know my order was sent? <ul><li>An order form will confirm your order. </li></ul>
  19. 19. How will I get the items? <ul><li>The items arrive in the courier on Tuesday and Friday. </li></ul>
  20. 20. What if I want to renew my order? <ul><li>Just go to options and follow the links to extend, renew or cancel your booking. </li></ul>
  21. 21. Click here to change or update your order.
  22. 22. What’s exciting? <ul><li>You have EXTRAORDINARY resources at your fingertips! </li></ul>
  23. 23. Some Highlights! <ul><li>We have a lot of videos. You can search for a topic and narrow your search to videos less than five years old. </li></ul>
  24. 24. Search by keyword, title, subject... Search by book, video, kit, novel set… Search by new title, geography, health… Refine search by year.
  25. 26. What else? <ul><li>We have a FIRST CLASS collection of Aboriginal resources from literature circle novels and picture books to science kits, art resources, professional materials and MORE. </li></ul><ul><li>Want more information about Aboriginal Resources? Contact Connie McArthur or Connie Culhavey. </li></ul>
  26. 28. What else? <ul><li>Check on what’s new in geography, for example. </li></ul><ul><li>Click on geography (instead of mediagraphy) and 2005+ so you get only the most recent items. </li></ul>
  27. 30. What else? <ul><li>We have AMAZING bins available in key subject areas. These include multiple resources to support a theme (like Canada or Everyday Heroes). </li></ul><ul><li>You can do a search in your subject. </li></ul>
  28. 31. Change to Kit
  29. 32. Change to Science Change to Kit
  30. 34. What else? <ul><li>We have a WONDERFUL collection of math manipulatives. </li></ul><ul><li>Just type “manipulatives” in your search. </li></ul><ul><li>Check out the photo album on our Facebook page or the slideshow on our Wiki: http:// workingtogether.pbworks.com /Math </li></ul>
  31. 36. What else? <ul><li>Are you planning Literature Circles? </li></ul><ul><li>Change “mediography” to “novel sets.” </li></ul><ul><li>We have HUNDREDS of sets of novels! </li></ul><ul><li>And we have literature circle bins of Aboriginal novels! (Marvelous!) </li></ul>
  32. 38. As an aside…. <ul><li>If you are interested in Literature Circles we have a wiki page with a resource list for secondary readers, posters for classroom, ideas, webcasts, more! </li></ul><ul><li>http:// workingtogether.pbworks.com/LitCircles </li></ul>
  33. 39. High-Interest Low-Vocab <ul><li>We have a GROWING selection of high-interest low-vocabulary books older readers. </li></ul><ul><li>Just type in “high interest low vocabulary”. </li></ul>
  34. 41. What else? <ul><li>We have some FABULOUS Fine Arts materials. </li></ul>
  35. 43. What else? <ul><li>We have an EXTENSIVE collection of professional books. </li></ul>
  36. 45. Multiple copies <ul><li>We also have multiple copies of some professional resources, so you can have a book club. Email [email_address] for more information. </li></ul>
  37. 46. How can YOU help? <ul><li>USE it (or lose it)! </li></ul><ul><li>Tell us what you need (contact [email_address] ). </li></ul><ul><li>Tell your colleagues. </li></ul><ul><li>Learn to use the online system, so we can continue to provide optimal service with fewer resources. </li></ul>