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Catherine Hainstock

Using Search Stories to Teach Search Skills | The Thinking Stick - 2 views

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    Jeff Utecht's blog entry about a novel way to teach students search skills. Give students and start and end point. Eg. 3rd Grade - give students: Rocks and Volcanoes. Start with Rocks and create a search story that gets them to end the search story with how Rocks and Volcanoes are related.
Catherine Hainstock

Lesson Plans - Search Education - Google - 1 views

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    Google's created a series of lessons to help you guide your students to use search meaningfully in their schoolwork and beyond. Search Literacy lessons are broken down based on level of expertise in search: Beginner, Intermediate, or Advanced.
pam vallence

The Age Education Resource Centre - 3 views

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    A website with a focus on innovation, expert analysis and advice. Also produces a comprehensive cross-curricular program designed to assist students in developing a critical understanding of the world through the news media.
Jo-Anne Hilliard

Education resources information centre - 1 views

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    I first came across Eric years ago at MLC. Haven't caught up with all the posts yet, so someone may have beaten me to it! Excellent search tool for anything and anyone. Contains journals, collections, microfiche archives,etc
nadjaintheworld

comic rocket: a new way to read web comics - 2 views

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    I am a great fan of graphic novels, as are my students! Comic Rockets for readers writers artists takes users to the actual website and helps them find and track web comics. Oh and I found it on a fabulous site www.thelibraryasincubatorproject.org
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    The original link you posted takes us to the article on the incubator site."Incubator" looks like a blog worth exploring! Thanks for sharing the link to the site. I've marked your Diigo assignment as complete on Lore.
Patricia Baker

Home - Trove - 5 views

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    Trove is a discovery experience focused on Australia and Australians. It supplements what search engines provide. If you are researching in the fields of the social sciences, literature, local or family history, or need inspiration for your school assignment, then this is the tool for you. It is the most amazing FREE site and I use it to find so many things "Australian".
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    A fantastic place to find resources on Australia.
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    "Australian and online resources: books, images, historic newspapers, maps, music, archives and more"
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    To add a Trove search box to your own webpage follow this link (thanks to a recent Libraries ACT tweet I recieved) http://www.nla.gov.au/media/trove/add-trove-to-your-website.html
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    oh and you can add the Trove search box into your browser - instructions are on the same page - see link above.
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    Digitized newspapers galore... and digitized everything else Australian.  Over 316000000 searchable items.  
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    Thanks for sharing Judy. I've marked this assignment as complete on Lore for you.
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    Thanks to Emma too. I've marked this assignment as complete on Lore for you too.
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    I guess most of the Librarians are very familiar with this site I would be interested to hear what people think of it Have heard varying reports
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    Trove: Find and get Australian resources. Books, images, historic newspapers, maps, archives and more.
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    Hi Lyn, Thanks for sharing. I've marked your Diigo assignment as Complete
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    Loved that showing this to my students meant I could show them that their small town of Kyabram is mentioned in National Library sources.
Marcia Phillips

Study Vibe - 0 views

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    A study skills guide for primary & secondary students. Includes the research process, thinking & doing skills as well as web 2.0 tools.
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    Hi Tilly Billy, can you just drop me a message either here or in Lore telling me who you are so I can mark off your Diigo assignment as submitted? Thanks. Great link too!
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    The Study Vibe site is designed for students to encourage then to develop skills in many facets of study and research. It is the brainchild of Leonie McIvenny, a Western Australian teacher librarian.
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    Thanks for sharing. I've marked this assignment as complete on Lore for you.
lynkenneady

ergo | Research, resources and essay writing - 0 views

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    Ergo is a site containing a great deal of information about Victorian history, including digitised primary resources. It also has tips on research skills and essay writing.
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    Thanks for posting Martina, I've marked Assignment 2 as complete on Lore for you.
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    Seems obvious but I find this an easy to use research tool for a variety of ages.
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    Improve your research, essay writing and study skills, explore Victoria's history, and access over 700 original primary sources you can use in your assignments.
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