Click on the resources below to see how they work. Click on the button to the left of your favorite resource.
Check out these sample Common Core searches, but first read the handout for faculty
Once you have set up access to your Standards subscription:
Browse to College- and Career-Readiness Standards and K-12 English Language Arts - Common Core State Standards - 2010 [K-12], then pick a grade level. Choose Reading, then RI Informational Text. Now click on [Find it]. The resulting page has two tabs, one for web resources, and one for items from your collection, or the group of libraries that you chose.
Search to [Find] fractions, choosing Mathematics as a subject and a grade level from the drop-down lists. Click on [Search] and Destiny will display matching standards. To see the web resources and items from your collection that address one of the matching standards, click on [Find it] next to that standard. The resulting page has two tabs, one for web resources, and one for items from your collection, or the group of libraries that you chose.
Standards searching allows for Boolean searches. It does not use "wild cards" but does "root searching". It ignores special characters and common stop words.
For more help on Standards searching, go to Destiny online help.
Cost: 10-day free trial; $60 annually per teacher; School Edition available, rates?
Cost: Your tax dollars at work!
Resources available through ASkRI.org
Cost: Your Federal and State tax dollars at work!
State Standards, an add-on to Follett Destiny Library Manager, align your school library resources and WebPath Express links to Common Core and Rhode Island Standards, both Grade Level and Grade Span Expectations.
Find sample online at www.ricat.net, scroll to East Bay Educational Collaborative, bottom right. Click on Catalog tab, then State Standards on left. Choose Common Core from drop-down list.
Cost: $345 annually per school
WebPath Express is an add-on to Follett Destiny Library Manager. It links to thousands of curriculum-based, authoritative sites on the Web, all K-12 educator-evaluated and checked regularly for availability.
Many school libraries using Destiny have this add-on. Find your school library at www.ricat.net, click on the Catalog tab, and then WebPath Express in the left-hand column. If your library does not currently subscribe, click on the East Bay Educational Collaborative link to access the catalog tab and then WebPath Express to view an sample.
Cost: $345 annually per school
Accelerated Readere is an add-on to Follett Destiny Library Manager. Students, teachers and parents can easily find AR levels and quiz information for the books in your library.
The Enterprise version of AR provides updates automatically, whenever new information is added by Renaissance Learning.
Cost: $225 annually per school
Fountas and Pinnell is an add-on to Follett Destiny Library Manager. Find reading levels for books in your collection, making it easier to implement the Guided Reading approach in classrooms.
Cost: $199 for the first year; $149 annually thereafter
Librarians can create both personal and public resource lists. All patrons can enjoy this feature with the appropriate permissions. This functionality already exists in Follett Destiny Library Manager at no additional cost.
LibGuides CMS,a Springshare product, is an enhanced version of LibGuides. This web-based platform is customized for managing large amounts of content, for creating library websites, and for fine-tuning guide customizations, access controls, and account levels.
Cost: RILINK has a group purchase discount for CMS. Beginning in January 2016, LibGuides CMS will be a benefit of RILINK membership.