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Information Literacy

Common Sense Media Pre and Post Test

Resources for research:   unblocked searchable sites for kids

Google– safe search for kids!

Kiddle-safe search for pics and information

Nettrekker

ProQuest and E-Library

Culture Grams

Kids Click!

Ask Jeeves for Kids

Pixlr- Express- take a picture and edit it~

Internet Safety-be safe at home and at school while on the Internet:

BrainPOP!

NetSmartKidzlearn about Internet Safety

 

In an increasingly digital world, it’s important for our students to be healthy, active individuals.  Maintaining a healthy balance and open communication with students about online resources and media use is more important than ever. We are building a list of technology resources for families, including links to Common Sense Media and Healthychildren.org, which includes a media time family pledge. From Family Media Agreements to the#DeviceFreeDinner, these sites have great suggestions and resources to kick off family conversations about balance and healthy choices in use of digital technologies.

 

Student email Outlook Web App– for Office 365–

type in your email address which is:

your computer logon with the 000’s @bellinghamschools.org

then type in your computer password.

 

 

BOOK TRAILERS- Photostory3 Tutorials

General Book Trailers– take a look and get good ideas, see what you want to include in your book trailer!

Intro:  http://video.bellinghamschools.org/medias/j8v0i6rlrm

Edit Images: http://video.bellinghamschools.org/medias/z9ma8cuy08

Add Text: http://video.bellinghamschools.org/medias/5nqc6bszvt

Narrate Images:http://video.bellinghamschools.org/medias/p1pnorm9nk

Add Motion: http://video.bellinghamschools.org/medias/x5z6q5rbiv

Add and Edit Music:http://video.bellinghamschools.org/medias/vpvp09amt9

Save as Movie:http://video.bellinghamschools.org/medias/40r65hohjq

 

 

SBA Test Practice

 

SBA Skills Needed for all students:

  1. Mouse Skills
  2. Navigation
  3. Drag and Drop
  4. Keyboarding

 

 First  and Second Grade Tech Skills-

Mouse Practice-

Magical Capitals-grammar and capitalization

Keyboarding Practice

KeySeeker- typing program for primary kids

 Keyboard Climber-typing program for primary kids

 

Navigation Skills

Dinosaurs nonfiction ebook

 

3rd, 4th and 5th grade Tech Skills-

Mouse Practice-Drag and Drop

Mouse Tutorial

Math Maven Mysteries– solve the mysteries using logic and number sense

Highlighting Text students will  listen to the directions and practice highlighting text.

Grade 3 Proofreading Makes Perfect- correct grammar, spelling and puncutation Students will need to practice highlighting text, and placing cursor in specific locations in the text.

Word Mover from ReadWriteThink “magnetic” poetry type activities

Drag n Drop Math from Mr. Nussbaum

Multiplication Game from Helping with Math (contains links to many other math games)

 

Grade 4 Proofreading Makes Perfect-correct grammar, spelling and puncutation.  Students will need to practice highlighting text, and placing cursor in specific locations in the text.

Mouse Clicking Skills– timed activities to click on objects

Spelling Bees students practice their speed and accuracy of using the mouse.

 

Keyboarding-

Skill and Drill practice

Typing Club  follow sequential format for improving a variety of typing skills.

Math Quiz to improve their multiplication fluency while practicing using the number key pad.

 

Navigation-

Writing into fields-

The Friendly Letter Creator, students will practice typing into fields.
Esperanza Rising will allow students to respond to prompts by typing into fields.

Study Jams– Play a video, use navigation tools, and learn!

Story Starters, students will use a variety of navigation skills including locating hotspots, toggling to advance to next screen and
typing into fields to create a story.

 

Search Sites for research based projects

 

Copyright Kids!

Learn How to Research – plan/research/create/present

Web site evaluation criteria

Web Site check list for teachers

Site Evaluation

You decide which sites are hoaxes or legitimate

 

Citation Sites- Learn how to cite your sources

 Bibliographic explanation-what is a bibliography and how do I cite my sources for different materials?

Examples of different bibliographies– magazines, encyclopedias, books, URL’s etc.

Citing Sources– more examples of proper bibliographic notations

KidBIB– easy fill in the blank bibliographical templates for books, magazines, encyclopedias, websites etc.

 

Dewey Decimal System–learn how the nonfiction section is organized:

MIKIDS– Nonfiction Dewey classification

 

Project Resources

World Book Online – Early World of Learning

World Book Online – Kids

World Book Online – Student

note: for World Book resources, username = bellingham, password=bellingham

 

Picture Resources

Creative Commons-shared sources for free use

Pics 4 Learningappropriate gallery of pictures that are copyright friendly for students to use for research

Picsearch – many more kid friendly pictures to use in research

Pics for Projects

 

1)    All databases can be reached from one website:

  1. http://www.proquestk12.com/myproducts

2)    Available Databases:

  1. ProQuest
  2. eLibrary Curriculum Edition
  3. eLibrary
  4. ProQuest Learning: Literature
  5. History Study Center
  6. SIRS Discoverer
  7. CultureGrams

 

3)    Username: 97-36087

4)    Password: bigchalk

 

 

Links to the Blog Series:

http://bellinghamschools.org/blog/bpahl/2015/11/vocabulary-and-technology-integration-series-post-1

 

http://bellinghamschools.org/blog/bpahl/2015/11/vocabulary-and-technology-integration-series-post-2

 

http://bellinghamschools.org/blog/bpahl/2015/11/vocabulary-and-technology-integration-series-post-3