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Professional Development

LIBRARY CONTEXT:
Fixed

Flexible Combination

Stand-alone lesson

Individualized Instruction

Lesson in a unit

Multiple lessons in a unit

Moderate

Intensive

COLLABORATION CONTINUUM:
None

Limited

CONTENT TOPIC: Symbaloo Webmix


STANDARDS FOR THE 21ST-CENTURY LEARNER GOALS
Standard:
1. Inquire, think critically, and gain knowledge.
4. Pursue personal and aesthetic growth.
Skills Indicator(s):
1.1.8
4.1.7

Demonstrate mastery of technology tools for accessing information and pursuing inquiry.
Use social networks and information tools to gather and share information.

Dispositions Indicator(s):
1.2.2. Demonstrate confidence and self-direction by making independent choices in the selections of
resources and information.
4.2.1 Display curiosity by pursuing interests through multiple resources.
Responsibilities Indicator(s):
1.3.3. Follow ethical and legal guidelines in gathering and using information.
4.3.2 Recognize that resources are created for a variety of purposes.
Self-Assessment Strategies Indicator(s):
1.4.1. Monitor own information seeking processes for effectiveness and progress and adapt as necessary.
4.4.4 Evaluate own ability to select resources that are engaging and appropriate for personal interests and
needs.
SCENARIO:
THE LIBRARIAN, MRS. LEIGHTY, WILL WORK WITH STAFF IN SMALL GROUPS TO EXPLAIN HOW TO CREATE A
SYMBALOO WEBMIX FOR THEIR CLASSES AND FOR PERSONAL INTERESTS.

LIBRARIAN WILL:

GATHER RESOURCES FOR THE LESSON.


CREATE A SYMBALOO EXAMPLE.
PROVIDE REFRESHER SYMBALOO LESSON ANYTIME AFTER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

(SCREENCAST).

PROVIDE HANDOUTS

LESSON OBJECTIVES:

Teachers,asstudentswill,gainknowledgeofwhatsymbaloois,abookmarkingtool.

Teachers,asstudentswilldemonstratetheabilitytocreatetheirownsymbaloo.

OVERVIEW:
Teachers will create a symbaloo webmix.
FINAL PRODUCT:
SYMBALOO WEBMIX
LIBRARY LESSON(S):
Students will: Create a bookmark for lessons, using Symbaloo.
ESTIMATED LESSON TIME:
15-20 MINUTES
INSTRUCTIONAL PLAN

Resources students will use: (Check the appropriate box and list the resources below)
Online subscription database(s) Web sites
Books
Reference
Nonprint
Periodicals/newspapers
Other (list):

Instruction/activities
(Provide explicit details for the lesson including the activities for both the teacher and the library media
specialist.)
Direct instruction: Symbaloo webmix.
Modeling and guided practice: Show students my Symbaloo and how to create tiles.
Independent practice: Students will be given the opportunity to create their own Symbaloo
webmix.
o Sharing and reflecting: Students will be provided with a screencast to use as a refresher if
needed, along with handouts.
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