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

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** If you are curently living in the South Russell LLC you may request LRC materials online. Click the link below to fill out the LRC Services request and the LRC materials will be delivered to the South Russell Lobby for you. **

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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