Teacher Resources
KG CyberLibrary
Mrs. Bruemmer, LRC Coordinator   815-838-0737, extension 109   sbruemmer@d91.net

 

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KG LRC & Technology Resources for Teachers

Call extension 109 or email LRC Coordinator
at sbruemmer@d91.net for assistance

FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions

 

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What's an ASSIGNMENT ALERT and why should I use it?  Go peek - it helps us help you!
In addition to student services, does the LRC allow teachers to check out books, DVDs, VHS, music CDs, technology peripherals, and get assistance with research, projects and assignments for the classroom? Yes. Visit the LRC anytime, call extension 109 or email sbruemmer@d91.net

Plus, we usually have coffee :)
Where is a list of the different technologies available to teachers at Kelvin Grove? Right HERE
Who do I contact for help with my teacher web page? Email sbruemmer@d91.net or call extension 109
Who do I contact if my computer doesn't work or I have a technology issue? Email techd91@d91.net or call extension 163
Who do I contact if my TVator or television doesn't work? Email fixit@d91.net
What DVDs are in the LRC collection? Click on your computer's START bar:
PROGRAMS
FOLLETT APPLICATIONS
OPAC (Online Public Access Catalog)
SEARCH by CALL NUMBER - DVD

If you don't find what you are looking for, call extension 109 or email sbruemmer@d91.net.  

What VHS tapes are in the LRC collection? Click on your computer's START bar:
PROGRAMS
FOLLETT APPLICATIONS
OPAC (Online Public Access Catalog)
SEARCH by CALL NUMBER - VCT

If you don't find what you are looking for, call extension 109 or email sbruemmer@d91.net.  

What audiobooks are in the LRC collection? Click on your computer's START bar:
PROGRAMS
FOLLETT APPLICATIONS
OPAC (Online Public Access Catalog)
SEARCH by CALL NUMBER

Key in "AB", the call number for Audiobooks.

What's the username/password for Britannica Online encyclopedia? username: dist91  
password: hornet
What is the username/password for AwesomeStories? Select "Academic Member"  
password: hornet
What is the username/password for FirstSearch database? username: 100-271-337 
password: BUT$DXUSE
Where can I find digital videoclips  for use as lesson supplements? Call extension 109 for details

Does the LRC have a music CD collection for teacher check-out?

Click here to see the Music CD list

How do I find out about the online databases and where do I access them? Click here to access.  Call extension 109 for LRC Library Card # if you do not have a DesPlaines library card.
How can I get a book or movie that the LRC does not have? Email sbruemmer@d91.net 
Can a WebQuest be created and posted online for my class use? Can additional print resources for projects/assignments be provided by the LRC? Yes - please give a minimum of 5 working days notice - 10 days is fab! Email sbruemmer@d91.net
Can online web resources be posted online for my class use?  Yes - please give a minimum of 5 working days notice. (Of course we can help you in a pinch as well!) Email sbruemmer@d91.net
Where can I access the Interactive Skills PPTs developed and compiled by Mrs. B? Right here (forthcoming)
How do I sign up for Computer Lab times? Notebooks are kept in each computer lab. Labs operate on first-come, first-served basis
How do I get a poster made for my classroom? You can peek at the Poster Catalog in District SWAPS, download the poster request form here, turn in to building principal and your order will be added to the queue. 
Can I use the library side any time for a full class? Yes - just check the LRC schedule on the bulletin board behind the Circ Desk to ensure it's not already in use.
Can I send a student to the LRC to look for a book outside of weekly scheduled library time? Yes - call extension 109 to see if LRC is staffed, then please send students with a pass. Students will need to sign the LRC Guest Register located at the Circ Desk.
Can I send students to the LRC to use the copier? Yes. Students will need a pass and will need to sign the LRC Guest Register located at the Circ Desk.
How do I rent the portable flat screen TV w/ DVD/VHS player? Call extension 109 or email sbruemmer@d91.net
Can I send students to the computer lab in small groups? Yes - call extension 109 to see if LRC is staffed, then please send students with a pass. Students will need to sign the LRC Guest Register located at the Circ Desk.
What multiple copies of novels does the LRC have? Call extension 109 or email sbruemmer@d91.net

 

Teachers' Domain has tons of media resources from featuring media from NOVA, Frontline, Design Squad, American Experience, and other public broadcasting and content partners are easy to use and correlate to state and national standards. Several have accompanying lesson plans and interactive Flash interactives for student hands-on experiences.

Helpful Tools for Teachers:
Teachers' Domain

Teachers’ Domain is an online library of more than 1,000 free media resources from the best in public television. Teachers’ Domain resources include video and audio segments, Flash interactives, images, documents, lesson plans for teachers, and student-oriented activities. 

Username: KGLRC
Password: mglrc

 

EduHound Lesson Plans feature thousands of free lessons that meet state and national standards.

EduHound Site Sets are collections of topic-based online education resources.

Awesome Clipart for Educators offers educators FREE clipart, backgrounds, fonts, icons, worksheets and more.

EducatorTemplates.com is your FREE directory of customizable & printable education related templates.

 

 

Lesson Plans for ISLMA
The Big6: Information and Technology Skills for Student Achievement
Census in Schools: For Teachers
CyberGuides
Discovery Education Lesson Plan Library
The Educator’s Reference Desk
Environmental Lesson Plans
Gale Cengage Learning – Gale Schools
Hanover County Public Schools, Ashland, Virginia
ISBE Standards Aligned Lesson Plans
INFOHIO - Information Network for Ohio Schools
Integrated Technology Lesson Plans
Learning Commons Homepage - Chelmsford, High School, Chelmsford, MA
Lesson Plans Page
Lesson Planet - Lesson Plans for Teachers- a lesson plan search engine for teachers that provides teacher-reviewed online resources including more than 150,000 online lesson plans.
Library of Congress American Memory
Library of Congress Lesson Plans
Microsoft Lesson Plans for Students and Teachers
Partnership for 21st Century Skills - Framework for Integrating 21st Century Skills into Social Studies Curriculum.
Reading is Fundamental
School Learning Commons Discussion Wiki
School Library Media Activities Monthly – Aids K-12 library media specialists as they plan collaborative lessons and units with teachers.
Springfield Township High School Virtual Library
Teacher Vision
Teachology
United Nations CyberSchool Bus
Webquests – Webquests are inquiry-oriented lesson formats in which most or all the information that learners work with comes from the web.

Activity Wizard

The Activity Wizard is designed to help you align classroom activities to the Illinois Learning Standards and use ISBE Performance Descriptors to assess student work.

Follow the Activity Wizard step-by-step instructions. When you are done, you can print out the Activity and/or save it as a file on your computer.

TeachersThis page is designed to be a resource for all District 91 staff members. The following links are sites that have been rated as some of the best for research, lesson plans, and educational topics.

FEATURES

Illinois Education Place
This site is made possible by Houghton Mifflin and the ISBE. It was created to help teachers correlate/share lessons that are aligned with the new Illinois State Standards. Click and find lessons for each grade by subject and standard.
Enter username:milne612 and password:lock216.

Online Educator
An online version of Online Educator newsletter, this is a valuable page for anyone using technology and the Internet in the classroom!

Education Week - Best of the Web

Brooklyn Museum of Art
Celebrating the 175th year of its founding, this venerable, large and wonderful museum, has made it possible to view and learn about its treasures. In the Ancient Middle Eastern Art section, for example, see the Winged Genie alabaster relief from ancient Iraq, circa 883-859 B.C. The museum is one of the largest institutions in the United States and a great place to do research!

Illinois Net
This website will help you locate nutrition education information, activities, and other resources to use in your classroom.

Electric Library
This site will allow you to use hundreds of electronic manuscripts including dictionaries, magazines, encyclopedias, books, etc. This is a great resource for teachers to use in the classroom with students.

Scholastic Network
Scholastic Network offers teachers and students special events each month. To see complete details, be sure to check out the online Site Guide and Yearly Planning Calendar.

Awesome Library
The AWESOME LIBRARY organizes your exploration of the World Wide Web. It contains 14,000 carefully reviewed resources, including the top 5 percent in education. Select teacher to see an AWESOME LIBRARY that is designed especially for you!

 

LESSON PLANS
Alive Education Network
Arts-Visual / Performing
AskERIC Lesson Plans
Awesome Library Lessons
Collaborative Lesson Archive
Columbia Education Center Lesson Plans
CyberCast Virtual Field Trips
Discovery Channel Lesson Plans
Discovery Channel School
Education Showcase
Education World Lesson Planning
Eisenhower National Clearinghouse Lessons and Activities
Explorer Mathematics and Science
Gateway to Educational Materials
Geography
History
Hot Chalks Lessons Plan Page
Insecta (Insects, of course!!!)
Instructional Online Resources from ISBE
Kathy Schrock’s Guide for Educators
Kinder Art
Language Arts Web Site, A
Lesson Plans Page
LETSNet
Literature/Language
Mathematics
McREL Lesson Plans
Microsoft Encarta Schoolhouse
NCSA (at UIUC) Beginner's Guide to HTML
New York Times Teacher Connections
NEW!!!Lesson Plans A-Z
Nova Online Teachers
NWREL Lesson Plans
Safe Surf
Science
Science Learning Network
Tammy's Technology Tips for Teachers
Teacher Vision.Com
Teachers Corner, The
Teachers.net Lessons
TeachNet.com Lesson Ideas
Tools for Educators
Virtual Field Trips for Students
Web Dictionaries
WWW 4 Teachers
Yahooligans Teachers Guide
 

STUFF FOR STAFF

Humanities

Biography

Books & Libraries
Business & Economics

Consumer Information
Dictionaries
Directories

Education

Employment
Entertainment

Free Graphic Resources
for Staff Web Sites

Maps, Globes, Flags, Planets 

Discovery Channel School's Clipart Gallery

3D Text Maker
Get 3D graphics by creating exactly the banner you want.

Animated GIF of the Day
A new public domain animated graphic is put up every day, so check back often.

Clever Graphics
These graphics are available for free for download and use on your Web site.

Doodles
Images of (mostly) animals that are free for non-commercial use. Melissa just asks that you credit her and include her URL.

Free Backgrounds
Hundreds of totally free backgrounds for your Web pages. There is even an email subscription to get a new background every day.

Free Banner Creation Service
Get a banner for link exchange or other advertising that you might do on the Web, free.

GraphXKingdom
Get the Web clip art you need from this free graphics site.

Instant Online Banner, Logo, and Button Creator
These free tools make it easy to get the graphics you need for your site.

Laurie McCanna's Free Art Page
This art is free - you just need to include a link back to Laurie's site.

The Pack Rat
This is a personal listing of art that she has collected. Always be careful to cite your source when using art.

Pambytes Free Web Graphics
There are a lot of images you can use to start your page. Banners, borders, buttons, clipart, tiles, and combination sets.  

 

 

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