Find Us Here:

NCWiseOwl: New and Improved Just for You!
October 6, 2016

Looking for informational text? Need reliable resources for your students to use for research? If so, then NCWiseOwl is for you. This state funded resource is just a click away to help you with all your information needs. Ebooks, journals, encyclopedias, and subject area support is available for teachers in NC public schools. Join me to learn to navigate the new website and explore the great resources that are available for use.

Let's set the stage for our learning today with a KWL Chart.


Explore Britannica Activity
Now it’s your turn to explore Britannica!

  • Go to Britannica School
    • Find an image that represents your subject or something about your school year.
    • Try the search instead of browse.
    • Copy your image.
    • Open the Explore Britannica Google Slides and choose a slide.
    • Paste the image you found to the slide.
    • Put your first name at the top or bottom of the slide.
    • Be sure to include the citation for the image.

Explore EBSCO Publication Finder

Now it’s your turn to explore Publication Finder!

  • Find a magazine you might like to read for your own personal enrichment
  • Find a professional magazine that you like to read on a regular basis
  • Take the additional step of creating an alert when a new issue is available
  • Find a magazine/article that you would like to use with students

Explore Gale
Now it’s your turn to explore the Gale Collections!

  • Choose a collection from the list to explore something that might be used in your classroom this coming year.
  • Be prepared to share in 10 words or less what you found - your biggest take away!

NCWiseOwl Toolkit

Contact Information
Jennifer Northrup
Western Region Digital Teaching and Learning Consultant
NCWiseOwl Support