SCOE Library Resources for Teachers, Students, and Parents
- Would you like one-on-one help? Contact SCOE Librarian we’ll set up a time to meet up.
- Check in with: Education Initiatives Librarian Rachel Icaza at the Sonoma County Library for information about school support resources available with a public library card or Student OneCard. Email Rachel Icaza at firstname.lastname@example.org
ASK the SCOE librarian
Need resources? Want information on inquiry, research, or other teaching topics you can implement online? Have a general question? Click on the button below, and Connie Williams, NBC Teacher Librarian, will respond and can set up appointments to chat by zoom, phone, or email.
The SCOE Library:
Library and Resource Center Hours
The SCOE library is open during the following hours:
Monday: 8 AM - 1:30 PM and 3 PM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 12 PM - 1:30 PM and 3 PM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 12 PM - 1:30 PM and 3 PM - 5 PM
Thursday: 12 PM - 1:30 PM and 3 PM - 5 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 1:30 PM and 3 PM - 5 PM
If you require assistance from a Library staff member, an advance appointment is suggested. The Resource Center and access to equipment is available by appointment only.
Call (707) 524-2831 to schedule appointments.
SCOE Library Catalog
This is the SCOE library catalog. We have class sets, leveled readers, exploratory kits, and more that you can check for your classroom.
Click here to search for books, kits, teaching resources for your classroom via the catalog.
Check out these books from the Rosen Library of online books. They cover a wide variety of topics; and they can be checked out online by multiple users at the same time.
RESOURCES FOR TEACHING 2020-21
SOCIAL JUSTICE – DIVERSITY
Links to lessons, websites, information on teaching diverse topics. Resources for your personal journey too!
Links to online tools for collaboration and/or presentation. Includes audio and video resources.
TEACHING INQUIRY AND RESEARCH
Outlines the inquiry and research process. A quick overview. This section includes information on:DIGITAL LITERACY
Links to lessons to help Identify authority/reliability
Links to libraries of reading resources – books online, story-tellers online, literacy lessons
SEND YOUR STUDENTS HERE FOR INFORMATION
The California State Library hosts our free state-wide online content for K-12 community. You can access Britannica and Teaching Books through the public library, or through the links in this resource guide. ProQuest links are below.
RESEARCH STEP 1: DIG AND DIVE
FIRST: basic info on our subject.
Find those ‘terms of art’ – the jargon, the people, and the history of the field.
ADD THE LINKS HERE FOR BRITANNICA, E-LIBRARY ESCOLAR
RESEARCH STEP 2: DIG DEEPER
SECOND: what are others saying on our topic?
Put your basic info into a context. Search here for magazines, newspaper, journals, videos and more.
USE THE LINKS HERE FOR PROQUEST – ALL THEIR BUTTONS
RESEARCH STEP 3: K-12 RESOURCES FROM THE SONOMA COUNTY LIBRARY to use today:
Sonoma County Library
Points of View
- Alternative viewpoints are given on a subject and supported with resources to help students make their claim.
A-Z (maps, USA, world culture)
- These three resources have the best content for discovery on the geography and culture of the world. These can be ‘one stop’ locations for the dig and dive info for reports and other presentations.
- Three levels provide a way for students to find the information they need for a variety of uses.
- Students create their own account and learn a new language – choose from over 50 languages!
National Geographic (Archives / Nat. Geo Kids)
- Explore the historical National Geographic magazine articles through their archives. National Geographic Kids opens the doors to the world for younger learners.
Wildlife Encyclopedia: https://sonomalibrary.org/resources/premium/a-z
- A true encyclopedia of every animal in the world!