Wednesday, April 23, 2014

2nd Graders Learn about Databases for Research

As 2nd grade students in Mrs. Sanz's class were preparing for a research project, the librarian, Mrs. Seals, showed them where they could find information using different resources. By having students rotate through learning centers, the librarian introduced databases and then had the students investigate these databases.

The assignment was to explore each database collaboratively and write down their observations on chart paper. The 6 databases that students learned about were the following: PebbleGo, EBSCO Searchasaurus, SIRS Discover, Gale Kids Info Bits, World Book Kids, and IPL2.