Author:
#GoOpenVA Administrator
Subject:
Professional Learning
Material Type:
Visual Media
Level:
Graduate / Professional
Tags:
#goopenva, PD, Professional Learning, Search, Tips, VSTE Shorts
License:
Creative Commons Attribution
Language:
English
Media Formats:
Downloadable docs, Video

Education Standards

Search Tips for #GoOpenVA (Screencast and Documents)

Search Tips for #GoOpenVA (Screencast and Documents)

Overview

This 3-minute screencast provides tips on finding various specific things on #GoOpenVA.  The accompanying Word document provides an outline of the tips, and a PowerPoint presentation can be used in a training session.

Search Tips for #GoOpenVA

Search Tips for #GoOpenVA

 

Looking for what’s new?

Don’t put anything in main search, just click search button

Use drop down menu SORT BY: to change to Date Added

Use the Filters to choose subject areas you want to track

 

Looking for just resources aligned to Virginia Standards?

Use main search and click on standards of choice

Remember, though, that many great resources on our system weren’t created for Virginia and were never aligned.  That doesn’t mean they won’t be a great fit for what you want to do.  Supplement your SOL search with keyword search

 

Looking for Professional Learning resources?

Don’t put anything in main search, just click search button

Filter by subject area “Professional Learning”

 

Looking for Open Author resources for easy remixing?

Don’t put anything in main search, just click search button

Sort by Content Source: Open Author 1.0 and/or 2.0

 

Searching a Provider for a specific topic?

Click on Discover > Providers

Click on the specific Provider, and then subject area filters

Note that only the filters that are available within your original search results (i.e., the Provider) will be offered

 

Looking for help on how to do things on #GoOpenVA?

Go to the User’s Help Hub

Type in key word for searching within the Hub