Hour of Code
|makerspace is ready for #hourofcode|
Question Formulation Technique
|Word cloud of student responses|
Research on Students' Research Skills
|Juniors developing research questions in English|
|Stanford SHEG Report|
Searching with EBSCO Discover Service (EDS)
In our last post, we shared information about our simplified EDS, and how students signed into Google can access all of our electronic content without having to re-authenticate with usernames and passwords. This month, while planning for junior research paper instruction, we developed the following tutorial which explains further how EDS works.
Spanish Language Resources
To support English Learners (EL), we created a tutorial on how to find Spanish reference and periodical articles using EDS. It follows:
We met with the special education teachers to review strategies that will help teachers and aides find resources at various reading levels (Lexile levels). Ms. Whiting created this handy guide to help our learning community better understand Lexile levels and how to match content with students' abilities. We posted them on the nchslibrary.info website (under teachers in the left navigation menu)
- Chrome accounts: Sign into Chrome. It makes it much easier to toggle between school and other Google accounts.
- Multiple browsers: Have at least two browsers on your computer. It helps troubleshoot when you run into problems navigating websites.
- Protect your AirDrop: Make sure your Airdrop is private unless you are sharing.