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Infusing the ORC into your K-3 Classroom

Infusing the ORC into your K-3 Classroom. Bawlf School November 12, 2013 Jamie Davis, ORC Coordinator. Welcome!. Please share your: Name Your position Your familiarity with the ORC. Accessing the ORC. LearnAlberta .ca In school automatic authentication

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Infusing the ORC into your K-3 Classroom

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  1. Infusing the ORC into your K-3 Classroom Bawlf School November 12, 2013 Jamie Davis, ORC Coordinator

  2. Welcome! Please share your: Name Your position Your familiarity with the ORC

  3. Accessing the ORC LearnAlberta.ca • In school automatic authentication • Remote access requires a district username/password • BRSD username: LA02 password: 9883 • Share your district username/password using low tech methods • Email jdavis@thealbertalibrary.ab.ca for your district’s remote username/password

  4. Amazing Animals of the World • Lists animal classes, orders and species • Read Aloud available • Provides quick access to the “animal stats” at the top and a brief article below • Links to information about animal habitat, order, as well as vetted weblinks that open within the database

  5. BookFLIX • 105 fiction and non-fiction book pairs organized into themes • Search titles by guided reading level, author, grade level, theme, etc. • Lesson plans for each pair provided • Real voice audio support embedded throughout resources • Follow up “puzzlers” for each pair

  6. TrueFLIX • Newly created sister resource to BookFLIX designed for grades 3-5 • Nonfiction content divided into 2 broad themes with 3-5 subthemes • Each ebook includes an introductory video to help build background knowledge of topic • Human voice read along feature • Interactive table of contents for each ebook • Essential inquiry questions and project ideas for every ebook

  7. TeachingBooks.net • Bring an author into your classroom any time you need • Search for Meet-the-Author Movies or Book Readings, Author Audio Name Pronunciation, book guides and lesson plans • Access Alberta specific booklists: • Pacific Northwest Library Association Young Readers Choice Award (YRCA) • ELA Authorized Novel and Nonfiction Reading Lists grades 4-12 • Meet-the-author book readings in French • Canadian Book Award Winners/Canadian Book and Author Resources • Personalized Book Lists upon request

  8. Culturegrams • Updated every 6 months • Includes a World, Kids Edition and Provinces Edition • Articles are written and reviewed by in-country consultants • Cultural recipes included for each country and province • Create customizes graphs and tables • Tools include world time, distance calculator, and currency converter

  9. PowerKnowledge Suite • Content divided into 3 databases: Earth Space, Life Science and Physical Science • Includes a customizable read aloud feature • Short, segmented articles with introductory videos to build background knowledge • Embedded science experiments and educational games • Aligns with 95% of the grade 3-6 science curriculum and 87% of grade 1-6 science curriculum

  10. PowerKnowledge: Earth Space • Curriculum areas covered: • Grade 2 Exploring Liquids • Grade 3 Rocks and Minerals • Social Studies mapping skills

  11. PowerKnowledge: Life Science • Curriculum areas covered: • Grade 2 Small Flying and Crawling Animals • Grade 3 Animal Life Cycles and Hearing and Sound

  12. PowerKnowledge:Physical Science • Curriculum areas covered: • Grade 2 Hot and Cold Temperatures and Magnetism

  13. Muzzy Online • Learning languages through the context of a story • Hundreds of words and phrases embedded in stories • Six movies in each language level with subtitles that can be turned on/off • 101 thematic video lessons with embedded language learning games divided into level I & II • All new 3D animation • All new recording studio

  14. World Book Kids • New text to speech feature • Easy online database for young users • Use the compare option to find similarities and differences between animals, countries and places • Available on iPads • Online Training Available

  15. ORC Support Site www.onlinereferencecentre.ca • Resource training materials - podcasts, videos, archived webinars, and guides • Information about upcoming free ORC PD opportunities • Information about province-wide resource trials and surveys • Online booking system for ORC sessions • Calendar of ORC Events • Links to ORC Twitter and Facebook accounts

  16. ORC Listserv • Weekly email updates organized by E/J/S: • New resources and features • Province-wide trials • Surveys • Free PD opportunities • No emails during school breaks • Membership has its benefits – joining incentive • Email jdavis@thealbertalibrary.ab.ca or visit the ORC Support Site to join today

  17. Contact For more information or to schedule a school presentation please contact Jamie Davis, ORC Coordinator Call 780-414-0805 ext.229 OR Email: jdavis@thealbertalibrary.ab.ca

  18. Links to Check out ORC Support Site http://www.onlinereferencecentre.ca/ ORC ListServ https://lists.talonline.ca/listinfo/orc ORC Facebook http://www.facebook.com/OnlineReferenceCentre

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