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Inner city option 2012

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brief overview of the OISE Library's resources tailored to the needs of ITE students

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Inner city option 2012

  1. 1. LIBRARY / RESEARCHSKILLS ITE Inner City Option September 13, 2012
  2. 2. Who are you andwhat do youalready know?
  3. 3. HTTP://WWW.POLLEVERYWHERE.COM/
  4. 4. OBJECTIVESBy the end of today’s session, you’ll be able to: find resources for your practicum (math manipulatives, textbooks, science kits, children’s books, and more) search Summon and ERIC to find research articles
  5. 5. oise.library.utoronto.ca ACTIVITY #1
  6. 6. FINDING RESOURCES FOR YOUR PRACTICUM Math manipulatives Textbooks Games And more!
  7. 7. oise.library.utoronto.ca ACTIVITY #2
  8. 8. FINDING ARTICLES Summon Search vs. Database Searching
  9. 9. RESEARCH TOPICI’ve heard that boys at the elementary level are often less interested in reading than girls. I’m interested in learning about how technology can be used to encourage boys to read.STEP 1. IDENTIFY (AND UNDERLINE) KEY IDEAS / KEYWORDS.
  10. 10. STEP 2. BRAINSTORM SYNONYMSKeywords Synonyms
  11. 11. OTHER (FREE) BRAINSTORMING TOOLSLINOIT HTTP://LINOIT.COM
  12. 12. OTHER (FREE) BRAINSTORMING TOOLSHTTP://POPPLET.COM/
  13. 13. STEP 3. SEARCH SPECIFIC DATABASESSearch an education database: ERIC CBCA Education
  14. 14. STEP 4. SEARCH SUMMONDidn’t find what you’re looking for? Try searching Summon.Refine your results (for example, limit to journal articles, in English, published after 2005)Save your references.
  15. 15. HTTP://WWW.TDSB.ON.CA/LIBRARIES/CAT.ASP?SCHOOLNO=10
  16. 16. FINDING FREE ONLINE E-RESOURCEShttp://eresources.knowledgeontario.ca/(links to K-6 and 7-12 databases are onthe OISE Library homepage)
  17. 17. Pat Serafinipat.serafini@utoronto.ca416-978-1903Monique Flaccaventomonique.flaccavento@utoronto.ca416-978-1867QUESTIONS? CONTACT US!WE’RE HERE TO HELP!

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