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AVL--Literature Resources from Gale

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AVL-Gale.wmv
AVL-Gale_x264.mp4
Galescript.rtf

This podcast is part of the series: A Practical Approach to Using AVL in the Elementary Classroom

Creator:

Shelly Hellums and Mindy Hutton


School/Organization:

Kilby Laboratory School, Lauderdale County

L.E. Willson Elementary, Sheffield City/ Alabama Virtual Library

Overview:

In the second of the series, this podcast provides a tutorial on how to use the basic search function in the Literature Resources from Gale database of the Alabama Virtual Library. Items discussed include an overview of the basic search screen, narrowing search results, and using information to create products in the elementary classroom. An example of a project-based assessment is included within the podcast.


Length: 3:45

Content Areas: English/Language Arts, Technology Education

Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:

TC2 (3-5)
2. Use various technology applications, including word processing and multimedia software.
  • Using navigational features commonly found in technology applications
  • Identifying digital file types
  •  
    TC2 (3-5)
    8. Collect information from a variety of digital sources.
    Examples: online libraries, multimedia dictionaries
  • Using technology tools to organize information
  • Demonstrating efficient Internet search strategies
  • Example: keyword search
  • Evaluating electronic resources for reliability based on publication date, bias, accuracy, and source credibility
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    TC2 (3-5)
    10. Use digital environments to collaborate and communicate.
    Examples: publishing online journals, sharing presentations, contributing to online discussions, communicating with experts
  • Producing digital works collaboratively
  • Examples: developing shared writing projects and group multimedia projects
     
    TC2 (3-5)
    12. Create a product using digital tools.
    Examples: products—digital story, podcast, digital artwork
     
    TC2 (6-8)
    2. Publish digital products that communicate curriculum concepts.
    Examples: Web pages, videos, podcasts, multimedia presentations
     
    TC2 (6-8)
    12. Use digital tools to communicate and collaborate at all levels from interpersonal to global.
    Examples: instant messages, e-mail, blogs, wikis, collaborative authoring tools, online learning communities
  • Demonstrating digital file transfer
  • Examples: attaching, uploading, downloading
     

    AQTS_1.A.2: Academic Discipline(s) [Knowledge of ways to organize and present content so that it is meaningful and engaging to all learners whom they teach (pedagogical content knowledge).]
    AQTS_1.B.1: Curriculum [Knowledge of the content standards and of the scope and sequence of the subject areas of one's teaching fields as defined in the Alabama courses of study for those teaching fields.]
    AQTS_1.B.3: Curriculum [Ability to select content and appropriately design and develop instructional activities to address the scope and sequence of the curriculum.]
    AQTS_2.D.2: Instructional Strategies [Knowledge of a wide range of research-based instructional strategies and the advantages and disadvantages associated with each.]
    AQTS_2.E.5: Assessment [Ability to design and use a variety of approaches to formal and informal assessment to plan instruction, monitor student understanding and progress toward learning, modify teaching and learning strategies, and measure and report student progress related to learning objectives.]
    AQTS_3.A.3: Oral and Written Communications [Knowledge of media communication technologies that enrich learning opportunities.]
    AQTS_3.D.1: Technology [Knowledge of available and emerging technologies that support the learning of all students.]
    AQTS_3.D.2: Technology [Knowledge of the wide range of technologies that support and enhance instruction, including classroom and school resources as well as distance learning and online learning opportunities.]
    AQTS_3.D.3: Technology [Ability to integrate technology into the teaching of all content areas.]

     


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