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Abc Clio

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Abc Clio

  1. 1. ABC Clio Getting Started And a Few Good Ideas
  2. 2. <ul><li>Combine authoritative reference, complete lessons, and contextual insights from leading historians </li></ul><ul><li>Curriculum driven - carefully planned and developed by expert editors and history scholars to align to state and national curriculum standards and commonly used textbooks </li></ul><ul><li>Easy-to-use design – students quickly find what they need </li></ul>A COMPREHENSIVE LEARNING & RESEARCH SOLUTION FOR HISTORY AND SOCIAL STUDIES
  3. 3. RANGE OF CONTENT Articles Documents Analyze Lessons Events Government Key Questions Eras Individuals Court Need to Know Wars Groups Cultural Dilemma Issues Places Speeches Perspectives Countries Objects/Artifacts Narratives Investigate States Ideas/Movements Quotes Doing More Topics Media Plus… Images Facts & Figures Activities Maps Glossary Terms Test Questions Audio Timelines Correlations Video Feature Stories Flags Discussion Questions
  4. 4. ALL DATABASES NOW SHARE A COMMON INTERFACE Learn one, know how to use them all
  5. 5. THE HOME PAGE Advanced Search (Reference Library) Explore a Topic (Classroom) Analyze (Dilemmas) Feature Stories Simple Search Research Lists Switch databases
  6. 6. <ul><li>MULTIPLE WAYS TO EXPLORE THE CONTENT </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Home page </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Simple search </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Advanced Search </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Filtered searching </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Explore a Topic/Era </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Analyze a historical dilemma </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Research lists </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Feature stories </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cross-database searching </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. SAMPLE ENTRY – Biography Search term highlighted Related entry links Print or email results
  8. 8. EXPLORE AN ERA - Activity
  9. 9. EXPLORE AN ERA - Discussion
  10. 10. ANALYZE – KEY QUESTION Primary sources can be used to begin the discussion – what’s happening in this picture? Start with a Key Question to help define the debate
  11. 11. Let’s Jing! <ul><li>What is a JING!? </li></ul><ul><li>-Check it out…. http://www.jingproject.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Getting Started with ABC Clio </li></ul><ul><li>Jing </li></ul>
  12. 12. RESEARCH LISTS Save resources for easy retrieval * Unlimited number of saved lists * Staff created * Accessible by staff and students * Easily created & updated * Stored forever
  13. 13. RESEARCH LISTS Add notes about the list Store all primary and secondary sources in one easy list
  14. 14. Creating a Research List <ul><li>JING! </li></ul>
  15. 15. Cool…. But Now What?
  16. 16. This is for YOU! <ul><li>Use the resources for instruction. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Teach content reading strategies with the articles. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use the visuals, primary resources, news clips, and other links to enhance your presentations, and classroom instruction. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Other programs that will help you…. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Slide Share </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Wikis </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li> Blogs </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  17. 17. Teach them the skills <ul><ul><li>Guided Synthesis and Analysis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create web quest with teacher selected resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use facts and figures to have students create data base and spread sheets </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use articles and images for classroom discussions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use lesson plans developed in the analyze section. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Programs to help you… </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Voice Thread Spread Sheets </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Database Google Docs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. Let’em Look For It! <ul><ul><li>This is a GREAT student resource </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Have student browse topics to create their own inquiry projects. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use the database as a controlled search engine </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teach students how to cite authors’ work properly </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Give them information on… </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MLA Citations- Citationmachine.net </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. Show me the…projects! <ul><ul><li>Elaboration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>After learning about a topic have students use resources to create projects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> Have students enhance their projects with the images and multimedia. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Glogster </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Example- Time Lines </li></ul></ul>

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