Part 1: Print Resources
Part 2: First Nations Perspectives
Part 3: Digital Resources
LIBRARY COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT: The Issues
1. What comes first, the chicken or the egg?
2. How can we accommodate an array of differentiated learning needs?
Part 1 PRINT RESOURCES
Destiny Library Management http://library.gssd.ca
1. What resources listed in the Core and Additional Resources Lists for my curricula are in the library?
To search for curriculum-listed resources, type the full name of the curriculum plus the grade into the search window and click SUBJECT. Click on the title details to check the listing.
Example: English Language Arts 6
Search for materials at the Anna Ingham Library or other school libraries by switching the LOCATION to Division Office for Anna Ingham materials or Good Spirit School Division for all schools.
2. How can I check the Fountas and Pinnell levels of the resources?
3. Can I search for “gem” books to teach reading comprehension strategies?
The following are the authorized headings. Type them into the search window and click SUBJECT.
Reading comprehension strategy connecting
Reading comprehension strategy visualizing
Reading comprehension strategy questioning
Reading comprehension strategy inferring
Reading comprehension strategy transforming
Writing trait strategy ideas
Writing trait strategy organization
Writing trait strategy voice
Writing trait strategy word choice
Writing trait strategy sentence fluency
Writing trait strategy conventions
Writing trait strategy presentation
4. Can I create a resource list of resources I would like to add to our library collection?
Once logged in, select the Resource List option on the left to create a resource list and give it a title. Then, complete your search as you would normally do. Select the items you want to add to your list by clicking on “Add to list” along the right hand side. Be sure to have the correct list selected from the drop-down menu along the top if you have multiple lists. To view lists, you may have to toggle between the My Lists and Public Lists tabs on the right of the Resource Lists screen.
5. How can we build a library collection that offers materials for those readers not reading at grade level?
Check out the following series. Use the catalogue to check the Fountas and Pinnell levels.
Note: scroll down to find The Heights. You may need to allow the page to load.
Remix: grades 6 – 8 for students at a lower reading level.
Crabtree Groundbreaker Biography Series
Click on Book Lists!
Finding Canadian Publishers
A. Book & Brier
D. United Library Services
E. S & B Books
Part 2 FIRST NATIONS PERSPECTIVES
Guest Presenter, Leah Murphy
Part 3 DIGITAL RESOURCES
1. How can I access eBooks?
2. How can we add eBooks to our collection?
a) digital copies of resources that teachers could use with the SmartBoard
b) professional resources
c) resources to support students with special needs
Follett’s Titlewave — login by account
B. Digital Video Resources
Now with home access!
Username: charlotte.raine (firstname.lastname – according to Educator Profile).
Password: MMDD (digits of your birth date – Example: if your birthday is today, February 1st, then you would enter 0201)
Set up a personal account.
Set up accounts for your students.