NCWiseOwl- NC Wise Owl is sponsored by the NCDPI and is available for all students, teachers and parents affiliated with North Carolina public and charter schools. The site provides access to subscription databases, encyclopedias and multimedia content for all grade levels.
World Book Online - World Book online offers a suite of digital resources: an encyclopedia, dictionary, atlas, homework help, study aids, and curriculum guides.
Discovery Education - This is a great subscription service purchased through DPS. Every students has an account to access Discovery Education by using their DPS user login. Students are able to search the video database that covers all subject areas. There are a variety of video clips that are accompanied with lessons that are broken down by grade level. Many are also accompanied terrific set of black line masters for activities and quizzes.
SAS Curriculum Pathways- SAS in schools curriculum pathways has some really good lessons and activities for high school classes. The database is divided into curriculum areas and is very easy to navigate. Many of the lessons require students to use computers but there are also lessons that require little or no use of technology.
Citing Sources: It is essential for our 21st century learning community to understand when and where the Fair Use guidelines are applicable and to avoid plagiarism. Below are several sources we use in our classes: * Purdue OWL * OSLIS - Oregon School Library Information System * Son of Citation * Plagiarism Rap - Edmodo: Citing Sources Group Code - acvmtf * Plagiarism/Fair Use Quiz
- Digital Media Law: Fair Usn information can be found at this web page. Instructions on steps for getting permission to use others work.