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  1. 1. November 4, 2013
  2. 2. Primary and Secondary Sources Primary Sources are original artifacts of an event or something being spoken or thought. Secondary Sources are created aftera primary source. They are often based on the opinions or views of a primary source.  Primary Sources  Diaries  Photographs  Maps  Interviews  Letters  Art (originals)  Newspapers  Magazines  First-hand Stories  Secondary Sources  Art (copies)  Textbooks (history)  Biographies  Published stories  Movies detailing historical events  Music recordings
  3. 3. Primary or Secondary?  Your child’s report card fromthis nine weeks.  A textbookabout World WarI.  A photograph taken by my son of the Kehoe House in Savannah.  A Revolutionary War cannon.  An encyclopedia article about Amelia Earhart.  A letter fromGeorge Washington to Thomas Jefferson.  A map created by Mr. Hughes explaining how to get fromECMS to SEMS for a football game.  A student’s history report about the Revolutionary War.  A replica of the Mona Lisa.  A website created by a group of students about the the formerPresidents of the United States.
  4. 4. Using Galileo in Today’s Classroom Galileo is so much more than a place to look for journal articles. There are over 100 resources available to teachers and students for all your research needs. Click the picture-if the link doesn’t work go to :
  5. 5. Articles, games, and videos Click the picture-if the link doesn’t work go to :
  6. 6. KidsClick! Websearch for Kids by Librarians Website designed just for students by librarians. Students can search by keyword, topic, or Dewey Decimal Numbers over a variety of different topics. Search results vary from articles to photos to interactive presentations. Click the picture to go to the site. If it doesn’t work go to:
  7. 7. Funk and Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia (for children) Search a number of different topics by lexile level. Search results come from a variety of different resources such as: newspapers, magazines, books, encyclopedias, biograpies, videos, and photographs. Click the picture. If it doesn’t take you to the site Go to:
  8. 8. Compare Countries Compare two different countries using Britannica Online. Information includes current flag, population, literacy rates, GNI, languages, religion, life expectancy, and other various information. Click the picture to go to the site. If that doesn’t work Go to :
  9. 9. Novelist K-8 Book lists, book reviews, award winners, book summaries, lexile levels, read-alikes, book discussion guides, and tutorials. Click the picture to go to the site. If that doesn’t work Go to:
  10. 10. Other resources available to students and teachers on Galileo. •Free Online Encyclopedia (Britannica) •Biographies •Skeleton Project •Nonfiction Book Chapters •Britannica Middle •Civil Rights Digital Library •Compare Countries •New Georgia Encyclopedia •Digital Library of Georgia •Digital Public Library of Georgia •Discover WebFind •Extend-play Video Collection(Brittanica Collection) •Funk and Wagnalls Encyclopedia for Students •Georgia Information •Gateway to the Classics •History Reference Center •Images (EBSCO Host) •Kids search • •KidsClick! •The Math Forum •Merrian Webster Dictionary •NASA images •New Georgia Encyclopedia •National Science Digital Library •New York Times Online •Occupational Outlook •PRISMS •Reuters •Resources for Spanish •Speaking Students •Professional Development Online •World Atlas •World History Collection •Today in Georgia History •Novelist K-8
  11. 11. Personal Learning Networks Personal learning networks are tools that can be used by educators to manage, share, and take control of learning by setting goals, managing content, and communicating with others through the process of technology. Flip to the next page for directions on creating your own PLN and how to use them in your classroom!
  12. 12. Creating and Using PLNs! To create a PLN using Rebel Mouse, go to Sign up for a free account. You can also connect sites like Twitter and Pinterest and anything links you post through those sites will automatically post on your Rebel Mouse. Set up the way you want your page to look, create your categories, and drag the “post it” tool to your internet tool bar, and then you are ready to beginning posting. Find sites, photos, articles, presentations, and other such media and use the post it tool to post to your PLN! You can use PLNs to do the following:  Webquests  Share ideas with other educators  Organize information for students for research purposes There are a variety of different things you can do with PLNS…be creative!
  13. 13. CREATING YOUR PLN!! If the video doesn’t play automatically, go to:
  14. 14. Sources: Microsoft Powerpoint Images taken from Microsoft Office Online Clipart Fontichiaro, K. (2010). Go straight to the source. Ann Arbor, Michigan: Cherry Lake Publishing. DOI: