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Britannica Library Overview

Learn ways to help both children and adults find answers to their questions and get started on projects using Britannica Library. Participants will learn about the different levels: Children, Young Adults, and the Reference Center for older students and adults. Recording

Britannica School Basics

Learn new ways to do research projects with students using Britannica School and to get ideas for integrating technology and 21st Century Skills into your library and classrooms! Attendees will learn about special features including:  ‘My Britannica’ to collect, organize, and share favorite content, Classroom curriculum resources for American History, World Studies, Earth Science, Biology, Chemistry, and all levels of Language Arts and Math; Expanded video and media content, including a video download feature; and Creating Kentucky Academic Standards aligned lesson plans with the lesson plan builder.   Recording

Britannica School - Differentiated Instruction

This session covers new and engaging ways to reach all learners using Britannica. Learn how to address the many different needs of your students while providing them with rich, valuable content. We will explore varying levels of text complexity, multi-media resources, reading and vocabulary support tools, and more. Recording

Britannica School - Inspiring Inquiry

Questioning is one of the most important aspects of inquiry, and can also be one of the most difficult skills to learn.  This session covers tools to encourage students to dig deeper, think critically, develop reasoning skills, and ask essential questions. Find strategies for students to use when they reach a fork in the road, or a point of difficulty in their questioning, to allow them to take ownership of the direction of their learning. Let the life-long learning begin with Britannica!  Recording

Britannica School - STEM Resources

Schools are taking a new look at their resources for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. This session will take you on a journey to find STEM resources. Learn about the STEM initiative and how Britannica helps support you in: motivating students to learn deeply and think critically, emphasizing real-world applications of key concepts, building problem solving, logical reasoning, research, and inquiry skills, and encouraging collaboration, writing, and discussion to  prepare students for college and future careers. Recording