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Kerry Moore, Gifted and Talented teacher
Kelly Jordan, School Librarian
Ashland Elementary School, Lineville Elementary School, Clay County School Districts/ Alabama Virtual Library
This podcast gives a brief overview of the features of InfoTrac Student Edition, which is powered by Gale Database. It shows how to move around the database, defines some of the icons and highlights how to do simple searches.
Content Areas: Technology Education
Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:
|TC2 (3-5) || |
9. Use technology tools to organize, interpret, and display data.
Examples: spreadsheets, databases, electronic graphing tools
|TC2 (6-8) || |
11. Use digital tools and strategies to locate, collect, organize, evaluate, and synthesize
Examples: locating—Boolean searches, graphic organizers, spreadsheets, databases
collecting—probeware, graphing calculators
organizing—graphic organizers, spreadsheets
evaluating—reviewing publication dates, determining credibility
synthesizing—word processing software, concept-mapping software
|TC2 (9-12) Computer Applications || |
7. Utilize advanced features of database software, including merging data, sorting, filtering,
querying, and creating reports.
AQTS_3.D.4: Technology [Ability to facilitate students' individual and collaborative use of technology, including
classroom resources as well as distance and online learning opportunities when available
AQTS_3.D.6: Technology [Ability to evaluate students' technology proficiency and students' technology-based
products within content areas.]