LRC Resources & Materials

In-House Resources

Look for these things available in the LRC:

  • Bulletin Board Ideas
  • Catalogs for Educational Materials and Children's Books
  • Children's Books, DVDs, and CDs
  • Macintosh Computers and PCs
  • Maps, Posters, and Charts
  • Math Manipulative Materials
  • Videocassette Player and DVD Player
  • Professional Materials and Resources in All SubjectAareas
  • Professional DVDs on Teaching, Counseling, and Assessment
  • Resource Materials for Teaching arranged by Subject Area
  • Standardized Test Collection
  • State-Adopted Textbooks, K-12
  • Teaching Kits and Games
  • DVDs for All Subject Areas


Online Educational Resources

Children's Literature

Association for Library Service to Children- http://www.ala.org/alsc
ALSC: awards and notables- http://www.ala.org/alsc/awards.html
Author Judy Blume's home page- http://www.judyblume.com/home-menu.html
Author Eric Carle's home page- http://www.eric-carle.com

Lesson Planning

American Library Association: the librarian's guide to Cyberspace for parents & kids- http://www.ala.org/parentspage/greatsites/50.html
A resource for teachers of learning disabled- http://www.ldonline.org
Teaching and learning on the WWW- http://www.mcli.dist.maricopa.edu/tl
The day's news with connections for students and teachers- glossaries, geographical data, and lesson plans- http://www.nytimes.com/learning
The web guide for kids- a href="http://www.yahooligans.com/">http://www.yahooligans.com

State and National Government Sources

Texas Education Agency- http://www.tea.state.tx.us
The Texas Reading Initiative- http://www.tea.state.tx.us/reading
TEKS: Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills- http://www.tea.state.tx.us/teks
The Whitehouse- http://www.whitehouse.gov

General Information

The A & E TV network Biography program- http://www.biography.com
Bookwire index to over 7000 links to book sites- http://www.bookwire.com
Online resource for public affairs- http://www.c-span.org CNN News service- http://www.cnn.com
Encyclopedia by the Knowledge Adventure Software Company- http://www.letsfindout.com
Frequently asked questions about the Smithsonian and links to Smithsonian resources- http://www.si.edu/resource/faq
US NEWS voted best overall news web site of any online magazine- http://www.usnews.com