Reliable Information – At School and At Home
Staff and students have access to excellent information via the PowerSchool Library Pages. Today I am highlighting the EBSCOHOST databases, which provide articles, books, magazines and many other reliable resources.
Databases are different to the open internet; only subscribed users can access them. We subscribe to provide access for our users.
Articles are great for students as they are concise, up-to-date and written by specialists who know their field. All articles accessed via EBSCO also offer the option for the article to be read out to the boys – a great tool to help with new words and to build confidence with reading. They can be sorted by reading level, which is a good way to further develop confidence in students as they can filter results to retrieve articles at their reading level.
You will find a series of tutorials on how to use these databases here: PowerSchool page. If you or your son have any questions, we can be reached at email@example.com or in person.