The Learning Commons - Mme G. Dassios

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Adam Beck Jr. P.S. LEARNING COMMONS!!!

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Adam Beck Virtual Library - Home access

http://www.tdsb.on.ca/Findyour/Schools/LibraryCat.aspx?schoolno=5306
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Virtual Library Resource Highlights

(explore the links to these subsections of the Virtual Library site)

Encyclopedias: 
Britannica Online- research in a wide variety of topics with 3 different reading levels, read aloud,
translation and special topic features, images and links to articles and recommended websites.
Universalis - French language encyclopedia for intermediate and secondary

E-Books: Follett Shelf - a mixture of fiction and nonfiction books to read online or download to iPads and
other portable devices

Online Databases:
PebbleGo - animals, earth & space and social studies databases presented in an online book
format, incorporating read-a-loud, video and images to support K to 3 students and English

Language Learners
BookFlix - paired fiction and non-fiction e-books on a wide variety of topics for junior readers

CultureGrams - information on countries and provinces, including culture and local customs to
help in making global connections, regional comparisons. Grade 4 to 12 two reading levels and
images, maps, statistics, comparison graphs/charts

NoveList K to 8 - an annotated collection of fiction for elementary students which can be used to
answer the question “what should I read next”.

Kids Search - provides access to articles on general topics as well as science and history related
content for middle to high school students
Canadian Student Research Centre - general search portal, highlighting Canadian resources
while searching multiple databases (Science, History, Literature). Appropriate for grades 6 to 12.

Global issues in Context - specialized portal related to global topics - for grades 6 to 12.
Images & Media:

Learn 360 - view or download streaming video related to many subject areas in elementary and
secondary studies. Searchable by subject and by grade
CBC Archives - access video and audio news stories related to Canada and the world
Images Canada - a collection of images and photo stories from Canadian archives, libraries etc.

Parents and caregivers can also explore the Parent Resources section of Virtual Library site.
Library and Learning Resources & Interdisciplinary Studies, September, 2013