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For Teachers

Many Professional Resources
Gunston Library Resources | APS Resources | Web Sites and Databases | Video


Gunston Library Resources and Services

Find books in the Gunston Library and in all the other schools libraries in Arlington
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The library schedule is available this year on Schoolwires.
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Reference Links

This updated list of links provides information about our online databases as well as other useful links.

To access subscription databases from Home, login to Blackboard. Click on the Students tab, then Library Online. You can also add your favorite databases to your Blackboard homepage.

Bibliography

Worksheets and online resources.

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Evaluating Internet Sites

 
Valuable information for sharing with students.
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The Boolean Machine - The Boolean Machine is a tool for visualizing the effects of Boolean operators on keyword searches. It was created to teach the importance of Boolean operators in effective search strategies.

Four NETS for Better Searching- A simple effective strategy to improve the results you get when searching from Bernie Dodge.

Google Advanced Search - bookmark it!
Read
We have many reading activities at Gunston.
Find about RIF, TAB, D.E.A.R and much more.


APS Resources

Materials Center Logo   Instructional Materials Production Center
The hours for the Materials Production Center are as follows:
Monday-Thursday: 2 p.m.-6 p.m., Closed Fridays
Wednesday: 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Special extended hours for teacher workdays:
November 6, October 2 & 22, April 1, – 10 a.m.- 6 p.m.

The Center is open on a first-come, first-served basis.
Appointments are only necessary for special assistance or projects. 
Please call 703-228-6080 or email Carolyn Thomas at carolyn.thomas@apsva.us
for an appointment or more information.

Thurgood Marshall Building

APS Professional Library
Syphax Academic Center
2110 Washington Blvd.
Arlington, VA 22204
Hours of Operation: 8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday
Professional Library Fax Number: 703.516.7120
Any materials available from the Professional Library in ACORN can be borrowed for inter-library loan through the Gunston Library

Websites and Databases Resources

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Online Teaching Resources
This extensive links of websites to lesson plans and other resources to support your teaching.

What's Next? Booklists for Children and Teens from Arlington Public Librarie
 
What's Next? Booklists for Children and Teens
Subject lists and other ideas for what to read next from Arlington Public Library. There are readalike lists, lists on tough topics and lists on more fun things like road trip books and books with beat!
ProQuest
Thousands of current periodicals and newspapers for education professionals.

To access subscription databases from Home, login to Blackboard. Click on the Students tab, then Library Online. You can also add your favorite databases to your Blackboard homepage.
TeachingBooks.net logoTeachingBooks.net is a diverse and constantly growing online collection of multimedia K-12 book and author resources that integrates books throughout the curriculum.

To access subscription databases from Home, login to Blackboard. Click on the Students tab, then Library Online. You can also add your favorite databases to your Blackboard homepage.

Instructional Video Resources

Discovery Streaming Video
Check with Mike Crochet or Elena Rodriguez for the login and password
 
Learn 360
Learn 360

K-12 video content from PBS, National Geographic, Standard Deviants, Slim Goodbody, Sunburst Visual Media™ and dozens of other educational video producers. Includes:

  • Hand-selected video clips provide targeted curriculum support.
  • Slide show capability.
Check with Mike Crochet for the login and password.
AETV
Instructional Technology Services
Includes Television, Distance Learning, Video Production & Engineering and more.


Any questions about this site, email:
elena.rodriguez@apsva.us

Created by Elena Rodriguez © 2001
Gunston Library Logos by Aimee Pangan © 2002
Last Modified on January 6, 2013