This abstract reviews the types of searchable resource banks when building a Personalized Review Assignments (PRA). Each resource option works a little differently.
Each of the banks can be selected to search and choose resources for students. Basic Navigation includes:
- Search by keyword or phrase such as Geometry or Nouns. You can add additional keywords with a comma such as Geometry, Grade 2 for more results.
- Filter search results by Resource Type.
- View and read the resource Description for more information.
- Select Preview to view a resource before choosing it.
- Select Choose Resource to attach the resource to the assessment.
- Additional pages of resource may become available in thumbnails below.
- To go back and not select from this list, select Cancel.
Once a resource is selected and added, additional options are available:
- The selected resource is placed in Resource URL.
- An option is to have the resource Open in a New Window is available.
- The default video time will be the Recommended Viewing Time, which will allow the student to mark the activity as finished to move onto the next assigned activity.
- To remove the resource and search again, select Clear Resource Selection.
How each resource bank works is described below:
OpenEd is a resource bank powered by ACT that contains thousands of activity options across publishers such as PBS, Bill Nye, Flocabulary, Splash Math, and more!
- Search by keyword or phrase such as Geometry or Nouns
- Filter search results by Resource Type for a more refined list
- Notice materials available can range from Lesson Pans, Video, Games, and more based on search criteria
Google Drive provides the abiity to link a resource or document. It will require, if not already logged in, to sign into a Google account to access materials.
- Leads user to Google Drive in a new tab or window
- Search and find resource, copying URL link
- Make sure to confirm View permissions for students to access
- Paste URL link into the Resource URL bar
Khan Academy provides resources in a variety of activities in area such as Chemistry, Science, Math, Arts, Humanities, and even Test Prep. While Khan Academy resources can be found within YouTube, this bank is already filtered to provide only Khan Academy resources.
- Search by keyword or phrase such as Grade 5 or Polygons
- Further filter search results by by additional keywords, title, description, etc.
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