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World Book Online Spring 2024

Ended May 17, 2024

Full course description

Course Description

This course is for any DCSD staff member interested in learning how to use WORLD BOOK ONLINE databases as a student research tool and for developing lessons and activities. The deadline to complete this class is May 17, 2024.

  • Type of Course: Online, Self-Paced 
  • Lead Learners (Facilitators): Tracie King and Elyse Rhodes
  • Credit(s) and Type: 2 Hours Relicensure | Staff Development


Target Audience

  • Admin Pro-Tech
  • Certified
  • Classified
  • Open to Substitute Teachers = Yes 
  • Open to Student Teachers = Yes
  • Open to Charter School Staff = Yes 
    • Charter Certified and Classified


Timeline Overview

  • Start date of course content: January 8, 2024
  • End date of course content: May 17, 2024
  • Self-paced in Canvas
  • Additional training resources/materials available from World Book Online
  • Optional virtual meeting dates: Please contact the DLMC at if you would like to set up a time to meet for more information and help using World Book Online.



After this course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the target audiences and different features of each World Book resource to select the proper tools for their students.
  • Utilize the different features in World Book to guide inquiry and create interactive learning activities.