Tuesday, April 24, 2012

VRC Database of the Month

TeachingBooks.net has added a "Best Practices" webpage to its website. It is designed to help you become familiar with the site.

Some key features of Best Practices:
  • Show you how to find quality, vetted, multimedia materials about the authors and books you are reading.
  • Show how you can encourage reading across all disciplines with these starter strategies for teachers in all grades and subject areas.
  • Find out how to use TeachingBooks.net to support specific educational initiatives, including:
    • Authors on Nonfiction Writing
    • Engaging High/Low Readers with Online Resources
    • Literary Connections Using an Interactive Whiteboard
    • Writing Tips from Award-winning Authors
    • See all Key Articles for Teachers About Using TeachingBooks.net
See your school librarian, A. Hatcher for more information on TeachingBooks or any other online database.

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