Professional Resources

 

Technology Booking Sheet

Use this sheet to book computer labs, chromebook carts or the library mezzanine space for your class.

Effective October 1, 2019 teachers must adhere to the following booking rules:

  1. A 1.0 FTE Teacher is not to book any cart/lab for more than 12 blocks total in 1 calendar month

  2. A teacher is allowed to book a cart/lab for the same block only up to a maximum of 5 blocks in 1 calendar month (ie/ a teacher can only book B block 5 times in 1 calendar month)

  3. A teacher is not to book a cart/lab for more than 4 consecutive blocks. (ie/ not more than 4 consecutive A blocks)

  4. A teacher CAN go over their limit if the cart/lab is still available within 2 days or less of booking.

Additionally, please note the following:

  • Be considerate of others and return any carts to their "home" when you are finished

  • For chromebook carts, it is recommended you count chromebooks before & after each block

  • Remember, students must be supervised in lab spaces at all times!

  • Additional availability in the Library Learning Commons upon request - see Allison Girard

Tutorial: Accessing District Resources (Aboriginal Education, Social Justice & Professional Collections)

Library Learning Commons Services for Teachers

Services range from locating and assembling resources, to being a second teacher available to help with your class, to helping to integrate specific information literacy skills into a unit of study, to full co-planning and teaching of a unit. Just ask.

Services Available

  • Locating and assembling of resources, including digital & print resources, from the library, other district libraries, and beyond

  • Library Learning Commons orientations for students

  • Full collaborative planning for units of study, with an emphasis on using a variety of resources and tools

  • Providing information on copyright issues

Examples of skill-based instruction available for your students:

  • using Destiny to search the library

  • inquiry-based research processes

  • note-taking

  • using reference databases effectively

  • plagiarism: what it is, and how to avoid it

  • citing sources and creating bibliographies

  • Internet searching

  • website evaluation

  • parenthetical documentation

  • annotated bibliographies

  • primary and secondary sources

  • reading non-fiction

  • using the public library