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Multi-media Research Centre

Hints and Tips The MRC is open all day every day during term time. You are welcome to use the MRC for quiet work, research or reading (You will need to sign in with your planner during study lessons).

You need your swipe card or planner to borrow books. You can use the MRC during your 30 minute lunch break. Why not borrow a book for the Big Read. You can borrow books for up to 4 weeks Year 7 can borrow 7 resources, Year 8 = 8 resources Year 9 = 9 resources Year 10 = 10 resources Year 11 = 11 resources Year 12 & 13 = 12 resources

Avoid fines and invoices sent home by returning borrowed books on time.

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Information Literacy: The six stages of Research This circle can help you to complete effective research and produce your best work. Start with the planning circle, think about the questions inside it and then move onto the next stage. You can repeat this process several times

before you complete your work.

Bloom’s Revised Taxonomy

Creating Generating new ideas, products, or ways of viewing things Designing, constructing, planning, producing, inventing

Evaluating Justifying a decision or a course of action Checking, hypothesising, critiquing, experimenting, judging Analysing Breaking information into parts to explore understandings and relationships Comparing, organising, deconstructing, interrogating, finding Applying Using information in another familiar situation Implementing, carrying out, using, executing Understanding Explaining ideas or concepts Interpreting, summarising, paraphrasing, classifying, explaining Remembering Recalling information Recognising, listing, describing, retrieving, naming, finding

MRC CODE OF CONDUCT The MRC is a valuable community space. It is essential that users bear this in mind and pay due regard to others around them and the learning environment itself. The MRC is here to assist you and all TDA members in their learning. Respect the MRC environment by:Refrain from socialising Consume food and drink in the Refectory, not the MRC. Put books that you have used back onto the shelves in the correct place. Keep your books safe and do not lend them to others. Return or renew books that you borrow BEFORE the date stamped inside. Keep phones, I Pods and other similar items in your bag. Non-compliance will result in a discussion with the MRC Manager and one or several of the following consequences: Being asked to return to your class/college area. A negative note in planner/or student events A report to Form Tutor/Subject Tutor. A letter home to parent & College Leader copied in.

MRC Online Resources

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Info on how to use resources legally

Investigate a Book using Bloom’s Revised Taxonomy Can you match the example to the skill?




Make an A to Z list about your book




Write a new ending for the book




Use a Venn diagram to compare and contrast two characters




Find 5 words you found difficult & use a dictionary to find their meaning




Write a recommendation to an older student



Write a set of


true or false questions about the book

Check your answers on page ____ Take it further and try one of the examples



Answers Investigate a Book Using Bloom’s Taxonomy A=4; B=5; C=2; D=6; E=1; F=6

Drop Everything And Read Journal Page My thoughts about what I have read today...

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Welcome to the Multi-media Reseach Centre  

Basic Staff Guide

Welcome to the Multi-media Reseach Centre  

Basic Staff Guide