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Through the KnowledgeNET research centre you will get access to a world class reference centre. 

 

To find useful web based resources in KnowledgeNET:

 

  1. Enter your key word or search phrase in the search field at the top right of your KnowledgeNET screen.

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  2. Your Search Results will display in the following search tabs:  
    • Reviews: a list of resources that have the highest rating as voted by teachers. Each review has been reviewed and rated by teachers. To read reviews simply right click on the resource.
    • DLO's: a repository of digital artifacts and interactive games that "The Learning Federation" has granted KnowledgeNET a license to host.  Integrate these objects into units of work, webquests, and group lessons to support the development of hard to teach concepts in different learning areas. For a full list of DLO’’s download the catalogues from the Learning Federation website -
    • DigitalNZ: a collaborative initiative led by the National Library of New Zealand. They work with a wide range of contributing institutions and organisations. DigitalNZ includes content from government departments, publicly funded organisations, the private sector, and community groups.
    • EDNA: an extensive collection of resources for teaching, learning and research, identified and contributed by Australian educators. Find out more about EDNA.  Unfortunately EDNA has been recently decommissioned so we can no longer provide this service.
    • KnowledgeNET: pages that have beed added to your school's KnowledgeNET by school members.
    • Global/Cluster Zones: pages added by the KnowledgeNET teacher community into the Global and Cluster Zone
    • Search Results

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To view a resource: Left click to open resource in new window.

 

Advanced Search

Advanced searching enables you to refine your search results e.g. year levels, curriculum levels, learning areas etc.

To find useful web based resources in KnowledgeNET:
Enter your key word or search phrase in the search field at the top right of your KnowledgeNET screen.
Your Search Results will display in the following search tabs.
Reviews: a list of resources that have the highest rating as voted by teachers. Each review has been reviewed and rated by teachers. To read reviews simply right click on the resource.
DLO's: a repository of digital artefacts and interactive games that The Learning Federation has granted KnowledgeNET a license to host.  Integrate these objects into units of work, webquests, and group lessons to support the development of hard to teach concepts in different learning areas. For a full list of DLO’’s download the catalogues from the Learning Federation website - http://www.thelearningfederation.edu.au/for_teachers/catalogues/catalogues.html
DigitalNZ: a collaborative initiative led by the National Library of New Zealand. They work with a wide range of contributing institutions and organisations. DigitalNZ includes content from government departments, publicly funded organisations, the private sector, and community groups.
EDNA: an extensive collection of resources for teaching, learning and research, identified and contributed by Australian educators. http://www.edna.edu.au/edna/go
KnowledgeNET: pages that have beed added to your school's KnowledgeNET by school members.
Global/Cluster Zones: pages added by the KnowledgeNET teacher community into the Global and Cluster Zone.
Click on a resource to view it or right click on a resource to open, copy link or read reivew.
Advanced Search
A range of advanced searh options make it easier to find exactly what you are looking for.
To do an advanced search:
Go Action > Advanced Search when viewing search results.
Depending on which search result tab you are in e.g. Reviewed Results, DLO's etc you will get a range of advanced search options.Advanced SearchA range of advanced searh options make it easier to find exactly what you are looking for.

To do an advanced search:

  1. Go Action > Advanced Search when viewing search results. 
  2. Configure the available advanced search options.
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 Digital resources in KnowledgeNET are tagged based on the guidelines from Digitstore

 

Drag 'n' Drop Resources you find in the Research Centre

 How do I link to resources I found in the research centre? Just Drag "n" Drop!

Any resources from the research centre can be dragged into the links area of any page. Having trouble dragging? Then try this instead:

  1. Right click on the resource, when viewing search results.
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  3. Go to your destination page i.e. a page you have permission to edit!
  4. Select Action > Paste Link
  5. The link will now appear in the links area.

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