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Educational Electronic Resources

Lewisville Databases - 

This site has the usernames and passwords posted.

If I had to pick the number one resources LISD to facilitate learning it would be these databases.  

Opinion - My favorite (and it has changed so much since its first release years ago) is TeachingBooks.net. Log in - click browse.

Tutorials are on the main tab also, if you need them.

Define your search limiting the data with a multitude of options.  The actual books are not located in here. This is a teacher resource. 

Example: I wanted a LEGALLY recorded book for my kids to listen to in a reading center. - (some sites require flash - use a MacBook Pro or Air to access this reading or pick a different book). They have only linked to sites that are in copyright compliant.

Support your students researchers with up-to-date, full-text magazines, newspapers, journals, periodicals, videos, and podcasts.

Bookmarks for Research

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Course: Mobile Transformation Lab
Book: Educational Electronic Resources
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Date: Thursday, August 22, 2019, 9:54 PM

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1 Bookmarks for Research

Lewisville Databases - 

This site has the usernames and passwords posted.

If I had to pick the number one resources LISD to facilitate learning it would be these databases.  

Opinion - My favorite (and it has changed so much since its first release years ago) is TeachingBooks.net. Log in - click browse.

Tutorials are on the main tab also, if you need them.

Define your search limiting the data with a multitude of options.  The actual books are not located in here. This is a teacher resource. 

Example: I wanted a LEGALLY recorded book for my kids to listen to in a reading center. - (some sites require flash - use a MacBook Pro or Air to access this reading or pick a different book). They have only linked to sites that are in copyright compliant.

Support your students' researchers with up-to-date, full-text magazines, newspapers, journals, periodicals, videos, and podcasts.

Bookmarks for Research

2 American History-AP U.S. History

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History

Age recommendation -AP U.S. History students use this as a go-to reference for study and review, either in addition to your ongoing study or as a new resource for review in the weeks before the exam. 

Primary source documents - Not for kids 13 and under - You must sign in and use personal information.

Teachers can apply for a traveling exhibition 

Teacher Review:

Classroom teacher
Lancaster Mennonite School 
Lancaster, PA
Densely packed with historical information, this site can help history become real for students.

The Gilder Lehrman Institute site is well-organized and contains many well-catalogued resources. Students at the middle school level might have a difficult time navigating the resources simply because there are so many available, but this should be no problem for teachers. If anyone is pursuing primary documents in nearly any historical genre, the resources are available. and accessible. A reliable and engaging source for documents, videos, and other interactive resources.

3 NOVA Labs - Science -For high school teachers,

It is an app.

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/labs/

Middle school teachers will want to preview the Labs to insert relevant classroom tasks -- possibly textbook passages, hands-on activities, or direct instruction. You’ll want to keep addressing misconceptions and help highlight key ideas. Have kids work in pairs, possibly with (teacher-created) digital or paper worksheets to organize learning. Consider requiring a teacher check-in before advancing to subsequent sections. Be aware that the site has quick links to Facebook, Twitter, etc.; provide relevant guidance to your kids.

Common Sense Media Review

Pros: This is NOVA: superb, well-narrated science videos, now used to support meaningful, (fun!), interactive tasks.

Cons: Teachers will want more tips and pre-made tools for integrating the labs and the classroom, as well as options to accelerate or support students.

Bottom Line: Serious, sophisticated science engagement -- but be prepared to take some prep time to connect these labs with your classroom.

4 Secondary VR Science Apps

These are from the curriculum department. TOS and Terms of Use are reviewed by them prior to implementation.

Anatomy Apps

Anatomyou facilitates learning through the 3D interior orientation and location of the essential anatomical structures for minimally invasive medical procedures:

 

Blood-stream VR (2D-3D)

Anatomy & Physiology:

7 (A)  illustrate conduction systems such as nerve transmission or muscle stimulation;

(8)  The student explores the body's transport systems. The student is expected to:

(A)  analyze the physical, chemical, and biological properties of transport systems, including circulatory, respiratory, and excretory;

(B)  determine the factors that alter the normal functions of transport systems; and

(C)  contrast the interactions among the transport systems.

(10)  The student investigates structure and function of the human body. The student is expected to:

(A)  analyze the relationships between the anatomical structures and physiological functions of systems, including the integumentary, nervous, skeletal, musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, respiratory, gastrointestinal, endocrine, and reproductive;

Biology:

(Bio.10)  Science concepts. The student knows that biological systems are composed of multiple levels. The student is expected to:

(A)  describe the interactions that occur among systems that perform the functions of regulation, nutrient absorption, reproduction, and defense from injury or illness in animals;

 

InMind VR  

-allows the player to experience the journey into the patient’s brains in search of the neurons that cause mental disorder.

Anatomy & Physiology

7 (A)  illustrate conduction systems such as nerve transmission or muscle stimulation;

(10)  The student investigates structure and function of the human body. The student is expected to:

(A)  analyze the relationships between the anatomical structures and physiological functions of systems, including the integumentary, nervous, skeletal, musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, respiratory, gastrointestinal, endocrine, and reproductive;

 

Random 42

-storytelling format, combined with this state-of-the-art technology, gives the user a detailed understanding of biological processes. Provides free Cardboards

Good overview of structures - cell, DNA biomolecules (lipid), neuron, muscle and other

Biology:

(Bio.10)  Science concepts. The student knows that biological systems are composed of multiple levels. The student is expected to:

(A)  describe the interactions that occur among systems that perform the functions of regulation, nutrient absorption, reproduction, and defense from injury or illness in animals;

 

Cardio VR

No educational benefit (good VR practice though)

 

Anatomy Learning (Non VR)

 

Anatomy & Physiology:

5 (A)  explain the coordination of muscles, bones, and joints that allow movement of the body;

(10)  The student investigates structure and function of the human body. The student is expected to:

(A)  analyze the relationships between the anatomical structures and physiological functions of systems, including the integumentary, nervous, skeletal, musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, respiratory, gastrointestinal, endocrine, and reproductive;

 

Astronomy Apps

Biology

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