Tag Archives: research

iBook: INDIGENOUS AUSTRALIANS AT WAR

This free iBook, published by Australian Teachers of Media (ATOM) and Shrine of Remembrance in Melbourne (2003)  commemorates, acknowledges and tells the story of the Indigenous men and women who served for Australia through interactive touch photo galleries and movies. (https://itunes.apple.com/au/book/indigenous-australians-at/id721435276?mt=11) It is available for download with iBooks on your Mac or iOS device.

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Hints about Print – ReadWriteThink

This online tool from ReadWriteThink may be designed for primary students, but it doesn’t hurt to go back to basics to build on your core research skills. Hints about Print demonstrates the process of evaluating a nonfiction print resource to determine its appropriateness for a research project. Source: Hints about Print – ReadWriteThink

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VideoNot.es

In support of our Guided Inquiry approach to learning at Faith, we would like to encourage you to explore tools for different stages of the Guided Inquiry process. VideoNot.es, a free web tool for taking notes synchronised with the video you are watching, is a fantastic tool to assist you in the IMMERSE and EXPLORE stages of your inquiry (even

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Finding Information Online at Home for School Assignments

The internet contains trillions of pages of information which often makes finding relevant and reliable information online difficult.  The following are both reputable and easily navigable internet research tools. World Book Web (online encyclopaedia) http://www.worldbookonline.com (Faith has a Remote ID, ask library staff for the access details) Education Network of Australia http://www.edna.edu.au Search by either key words or key learning

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WebLinks Online

Find the best sites quickly! This is an easy, searchable online database with thousands of teacher-reviewed, approved and annotated web sites. There are 80 to 100 new sites added monthly. You can easily search the database by key word, learning area, subject heading, article identification number or ‘What’s new’. Click here to go to the login page and use Faith Lutheran College’s login

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Online Reference Generator

The Online Reference Generator from the School Library Association of South Australia makes writing your Bibliography and in-text referencing easy. Click here to go to this resource. (This link will take you to the Student Portal where you can access the SLASA link.) Select the type of information you have used, then fill in the blank boxes and hit create citation

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