Central Bucks Media Resources

For teachers in Intermediate Unit #22 (Bucks County), you can search Discovery Education streaming, PowerMedia Plus, Safari Montage, and the IU's physical and streaming media collection through the Web/MAX catalogue.

BCIU Web/MAX login

(use your BCIU user name and password)

What to learn more about implementing technology into your instruction? Join the Discovery Educator Network and connect to thousands of other educators and tap into powerful professional development and classroom integration resources.


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Click here to access the netTrekker training resources, account creation, etc. from the BCIU

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Discovery Education streaming

(formerly known as unitedstreaming)

Use your BCIU user name and password to access DE streaming.

Differentiate Instruction and Widgetize with the Builders

Suggested Widgets for your Discovery Streaming Builders

Read this document on Scribd: Widgetize Your DE Streaming Builder

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Safari Montage

This link will only work from within Central Bucks.

Use your AD user name and password to access Safari Montage.

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PowerMedia Plus

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Thinkfinity.org is the cornerstone of Verizon Foundation's Literacy, Education and Technology initiatives. Our goal is to improve student achievement in traditional classroom settings and beyond by providing high-quality content and extensive professional development training. This free, comprehensive digital learning platform is built upon the merger of two acclaimed programs Verizon MarcoPolo and the Thinkfinity Literacy Network.

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NoodleTools provides innovative software that teaches students and supports teachers and librarians throughout the entire research process.
  • Sign-In
  • Create a new NoodleTools account (NOTE: You must register from within Central Bucks so that your subscription can be authenticated, though you will be able to access NoodleTools from outside the district.)
  • Learn more about the NoodleBib teaching, researching, and learning resources
  • Take a tour of NoodleBib
  • Learn more about NoodleTools other resources
    • NoodleBib Express - Just need one or two quick citations and not an entire source list? NoodleBib Express includes all of the citation forms (MLA and APA) available in the subscription version. The difference? Your citations are not compiled into a source list and cannot be saved -- you'll copy and paste the citation you create into your document.
    • NoodleBib MLA Starter - NoodleBib MLA Starter is designed for students in grades 1-5, introducing our youngest scholars to the basics of citing a source. The tool gives the student clear, color-coded examples of how to cite the sources they are most likely to encounter (printed and online books, reference sources, magazines, newspapers, etc.). Once a 5th grade or ESL student is familiar with the concepts introduced in NoodleBib MLA Starter, the transition to using the advanced versions is simpler. NoodleBib MLA Starter has a limited set of citation types, and does not include the notecards feature.
    • NoodleTools Knowledge Base - We've answered thousands of your questions since NoodleTools was created in 1999. We've sorted through those e-mails and included the ones that we feel would be useful to other users in this knowledge base. Chances are that if you have a question about how to cite a source or use NoodleBib, we've already answered it and you can find it here.
    • NoodleQuest - The Internet is a great place to find information about your research topic, but with hundreds of search engines available, its often difficult to know which one to use! NoodleQuest is a wizard that helps you get started down the right path. Just answer a few questions about your research topic and NoodleQuest will reveal some of the best search strategies you can use, and even explain why! NoodleQuest is an interactive version of Choose the Best Search for Your Information Need.
  • Teacher Resources - Debbie Abilock's award-winning Web projects:
    • 21st Century Literacies
    • The Curriculum Collaboration Toolkit
    • The Ethical Researcher

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Atomic Learning

Suggested Atomic Learning Tutorials

Read this document on Scribd: Atomic Learning Resources

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Quia Web

Getting Started With Quia
View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own. (tags: quia development)

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Reaching 21st Century Students

21st Century Technologies

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