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Curriculum and Instruction

Curriculum and instruction materials include information on national and state standards, reform movements in education, technology, educational psychology and methods of teaching. The collection contains information on:

  • Reading and writing instruction
  • Special Education
  • Adult Education
  • Praxis
  • Physical Education activities
  • Inquiry and hands-on science and mathematics instruction
  • Mathematics and science skills and concepts
  • Environmental curriculum projects
  • ESL assistance

Also included are activites and game ideas for all ages:

  • Daily Classroom Activities
  • Counseling games//resources
  • DVDs on various subjects
  • Creative writing ideas
  • Manipulatives for mathematics instruction
  • Thematic Unit resources
  • "Kids Discover" materials

Some materials reflect standards set by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, the National Council of Teachers of English, the National Science Teachers Association, the National Science Foundation, and the State of Virginia (SOLs).

Circulation Period

Print - Two weeks, two renewals
Kits - One week, two renewals
VHS/DVD - One week, two renewals

All teaching materials are searchable in McConnell Library's Online Catalog.