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FEATURING THIS MONTH

Attention All Teachers: 

Please help advertise and support our annual Summer Reading Program which begins on Monday, June 25th and runs through Friday, August 17th.

This summer’s theme, “Dream Big – Read!”  Is about all things nocturnal – dreams, lullabies and bedtime stories, gazing at the stars, telling stories around the campfire, bats, owls, and other nocturnal animals; and people who work at night too.

Children may pick up their “Dream Big-Read” packet starting on June 25th.  For every four (4) hours of reading, the child may select a small prize, a free book, or a chance to enter into a drawing for a larger prize.  The more they read, the more prizes they earn!

Suggested reading lists will be provided throughout the summer. 

 

Library Cards for Media Specialists

All cards issued to Burlington County teachers and media specialists will expire on June 30, 2010. Beginning September 2010 we will be issuing (or renewing) media specialist cards ONLY and teacher cards will no longer be offered. Application packets will be sent out in August to all media specialists. Please call the library for more information

 

LIBRARY TOURS

Please check with your local branch library to see if your library offers class tours. Availability and times will vary with each library.

New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards

 

ONLINE VIRTUAL LIBRARY: Gale Virtual Reference Library

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    eBOOK RESEARCH FOR STUDENTS

    Note to teachers: Please contact us if you'd like to set up a customized set of ebooks on a special topic to use with your students.

    LESSON PLANS & EDUCATOR RESOURCES

    • AnswerPoint
      This is a helpful site because it breaks down the lesson plans into Preschool, Elementary, Middle School and High School.
    • Discovery Education
      This is a site maintained by the Discovery Channel and breaks down the lesson plans into K-5, 6-8, 9-12 and into subject areas.
    • Edheads
      Edheads helps students learn through online educational games and activities.
    • Education World
      Look for original content, including lesson plans, information for educators, information on how to integrate technology in the classroom, and entries written by education experts.
    • The Educator's Reference Desk
      This is a site that has been renamed - it used to be AskERIC Lesson Plans. A collection of more than 2,000 lesson plans written by teachers from all over the United States.
    • Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators
      Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators is a categorized list of sites useful for enhancing curriculum and professional growth. It is updated often to include the best sites for teaching and learning.
    • The Learning Page
      Sponsored by the Library of Congress. Here is a 'teacher's eye view" of over 7 million historical documents, photographs, maps, films and audio recordings. Includes lessons, features, activities and more.
    • Lesson Corner Math Worksheets
      LessonCorner's Math worksheets generators allow teachers to generate dynamic math worksheets for all grades in 4 easy steps.
    • Lesson Corner Puzzle Maker
      Find or create your own Word Search, Word Scramble, or Crossword Puzzles. Teachers and Homeschoolers can make engaging handouts for vocabulary building exercises.
    • LibrarySpot
      This is a site that links you to seven lesson plan websites.
    • National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities
      Provides information on disabilities and disability-related issues for families and educators. Also includes information on IDEA, No Child Left Behind, and research-based effective educational practices.
    • New Jersey Commission on Holocaust Education
      The commission provides curriculum outlines and suggested activities; identifies and publicizes demonstration sites for other districts to contact; and recommends informational resources and materials for teachers and students to use in the state.
    • OH! Teach
      This is a site maintained by the Ohio Public Library Information Network with links to approximately 25 lesson plan websites.
    • ProTeacher Directory
      A website with hundreds of ideas for teachers who have special needs students.
    • Teachers Network
      Find news, lesson plans, projects, online courses, information for new teachers, and much more.
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