• Library Lessons

    Name

    Summary

    Use in Class

    Citing Sources

    We can show students how to cite sources properly for research projects or papers using citation machines and databases.

    • Research papers
    • Research projects

    College/Careers

    This lesson focuses on helping students explore the post-secondary education options and career options available to them.

    • Look up their top 3 college choices and find information.
    • Look up their top 3 career choices and find information

    Computers 101

    This lesson is a brief overview of how to use some basic aspects of a computer. In this lesson, students will learn how to send an email to someone or themselves, attach files, save a document, print documents/pictures, and snip an image on Windows.

    • Have students snip pictures for projects
    • Save a document both in Windows and Google
    • Find and attach a document in an email
    • Email information to you
    • Send an email to themselves for saving purposes

    Databases

    We can show students how to use databases correctly in order to conduct research, focusing on specific aspects of the search and retrieval process.

    • Research papers
    • Research projects

    Evaluating Sources for Reliability

    Demonstrate how to find sources and evaluate them for currency, authority, relevance, and evidence.

    • Have students look at various websites and critique them using the evaluation criteria

    Google Help

    In today’s classrooms, it is imperative that students know how to use Google’s many functions and available apps correctly. In this lesson we would give a brief overview of a few of the most commonly used apps such as Docs, Slides, Classroom, and Drive.

    • Have students share items
    • Access Google drive
    • Make Google slide presentation
    • Collaborate with other students in Google Classroom
    • Complete assignments through Google Classroom

    Primary/

    Secondary Sources

    This lesson would focus on the differences between primary and secondary sources and show students how to locate both types of sources to meet their research needs.

    • Research papers
    • Research projects

    Pro/Con Issues

    We would demonstrate for students how to find sources to learn about both sides of an issue.

    • Debates in classroom
    • Argumentative essays

    Reference Resources

    This lesson would give students a brief rundown of different resources available in our reference section and our website to help students with research and class assignments.

    • Use magazines, books, dictionaries, atlas, thesaurus, links, and databases in class

    Resumes

    We can show your students the components needed to write a resume. This is great for practice and to use when researching careers and jobs.

    • Create a resume

    Web 2.0 resources

    We can model how to use Web 2.0 tools such as StoryBoard That, Quizziz, Canva, etc to help students or teachers create quality presentations that appeal to visual learners.

    • Create products/projects in different ways besides PowerPoint/Google Slides