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  1. FREE Homework Help Sites to assist HS Teachers and ENSURE THAT HS Students HAVE ALL THE TOOLS AT THEIR DISPOSAL. MANY OF THESE RESOURCES ALSO WILL HELP TEACHERS CREATE MEANINGFUL LESSON PLANS AND HELP STUDENTS IN IB PROGRAMS. Presented by IRO Stephen Perry and IRC ACCRA, ACCRA, GHANA SEPTEMBER 2014

  2. Part I: General Resources • Many helpful general resources are presented in the next few slides

  3. Yahoo Reference is a great place for students to start: https://education.yahoo.com/reference/

  4. Homework Help Sites: one of the best is High School Ace; academic resources, quizzes and TED Talks: http://www.highschoolace.com/ace/ace.cfm

  5. Locate e-Journals in any field: www.e-journals.org

  6. WEB BASED RESOURCES – eJOURNALS AND WEBSITES: http://ejw.i8.com

  7. Tech Guide Handouts from the NYPL: https://sites.google.com/a/nypl.org/techconnect/all

  8. NEW YORK TIMES LEARNING BLOG WITH QUIZZES: http://learning.blogs.nytimes.com/

  9. BBC COUNTRY PROFILES: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/country_profiles/default.stm

  10. Part II: GUIDES TO RESEARCH • Here we will look at the New York Public Library Research Site, as well as LIBGUIDES, one of our little known secrets -- and available to the general public.

  11. LibGuides.com to locate resources ACADEMIC LIBRARIES PUBLISH – IN THIS EXAMPLE, we are using it to help us learn Google Drive

  12. NYPL [NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARIES] has MANY research guides: nypl.org/collections

  13. NYPL also has a Digital Gallery of Images: http://digitalgallery.nypl.org/nypldigital/index.cfm

  14. Examples of the NYPLDigital Gallery for Culture: http://digitalgallery.nypl.org/nypldigital/explore/dgexplore.cfm?topic=culture

  15. PART III: LIBRARY OF CONGRESS RESOURCES http://www.loc.gov/rr/askalib/virtualref.html

  16. Library of Congress’s Alcove 9 Site for Virtual Reference: http://www.loc.gov/rr/main/alcove9/

  17. American Memory Project from the Library of Congress has free valuable research resources for writing Term Papers: http://memory.loc.gov

  18. PART IV: Free Textbooks and FREE eBOOKS • Free Textbooks may be located on the free amspaces.pbworks.com site shown in the next slide – these include free Technology Books, Books on Writing, MS OFFICE Tutorials, How to write a Resume, Literature, and other eBooks in all Disciplines.

  19. Free Textbooks and eBooks in amspaceswebsite: http://amspaces.pbworks.com

  20. FREE eTEXTBOOKS and eBOOKS: http://amspaces.pbworks.com

  21. PART V: WHERE TO FIND LESSON PLANS • There are a number of great sites to locate Lesson Plans. • A few of the best are presented in the next series of slides

  22. Best Free Sites for Teaching and Learning:http://www.ala.org/aasl/standards-guidelines/best-websites/2014

  23. Locating Quality Educational Resources via TOPMARKS: http://www.topmarks.co.uk/

  24. Resources for Teachers from U.S. Consulate Krakow: http://krakow.usconsulate.gov/studyus/

  25. FREE Resources -- U.S. Dept of Education http://free.ed.gov

  26. Best of the Humanities on the Web: http://edsitement.neh.gov

  27. Curriki: Free Educational Resources and LESSON PLANS: www.curriki.org/welcome/

  28. Merlot: One of my favorite Resources: http://www.merlot.org/merlot/index.htm(Click on Merlot Communities for specific Lesson Plans)

  29. PART VI: How to do Quality Research:https://www.library.georgetown.edu/tutorials/research-guides/15-steps

  30. How Libraries Work: http://guides.library.georgetown.edu/c.php?g=75676&p=488409

  31. Research Strategies and Tutorials: The Research Processhttp://guides.library.georgetown.edu/c.php?g=75676&p=488645

  32. Basic Information Literacy Tutorial: http://guides.library.uwm.edu/infolit

  33. More research Tutorials, including information on how to avoid plagiarism is available on my website: http://amspaces.pbworks.com

  34. PART VII: NEW SEARCH ENGINES, OFFERING A DIFFERENT SEARCH EXPERIENCE THAN GOOGLE: IPL is one of the new websites: http://www.ipl.org

  35. IPL: RESOURCES BY SUBJECT

  36. IPL’s SUBJECT RESOURCES

  37. IPL’s PATHFINDERS

  38. IPL’s FAQs

  39. http://duckduckgo.com

  40. http://ixquick.com/

  41. A Search Engine just for Students – and notice it has a section on teaching web research skills!www.sweetsearch.com

  42. www.wolfram alpha.com

  43. I designed this customized Search Engine to locate theses and other scholarly materials: http://goo.gl/fa1re

  44. Search Engine for locating Documentary and Educational Videos, USEFUL for explaining concepts: http://goo.gl/70epqk

  45. A Customized Search Engine for locating Lesson Plans http://goo.gl/ilfm8w

  46. A SEARCH ENGINE COVERING THINK TANKS, FROM HARVARD UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES

  47. PART VIIII: MORE ADVANCED RESOURCES • We will discuss: • CRS REPORTS: CONGRESSIONAL RESEARCH SERVICE REPORTS: PROFESSIONAL REPORTS FROM THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, PREPARED BY PROFESSIONAL RESEARCHERS • THESE COVER ALL AREAS AND TOPICS AND GIVE IN-DEPTH COVERAGE OF AN ISSUE

  48. CONGRESSIONAL RESEARCH SERVICE (CRS) REPORTS: http://fpc.state.gov/c18183.htm

  49. Here are a few examples of CRS REPORTS

  50. CRS REPORTS ARE ALSO CATEGORIZED BY TOPIC: as in this example