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CMS Library Instructional Support OfferingsWays your librarian can support your curriculum
  • Acquire curricular related resources
  • Inter-Library Loans ( Use Access Pennsylvania Database to identify what you need.)
  • Purchases (See Teacher Wish Form @Bottom of Page)
  • Create bibliographies
  • Create webliographies
  • Create webquests
  • Pull books for use in your classroom
  • Create online research planners
  • Provide Instruction to:
  • Introduce available resources
  • Introduce the research process
  • Teach MLA Citation Format
  • and more.....

Ways your librarian can help you and your students demonstrate learning
  • Traditional research papers
  • Magazine articles summaries
  • Speeches
  • Graphic Organizers
  • Podcasts
  • Video
  • Webpages
  • Wikis (See Student Created Dangers of Smoking Wiki)
  • and more........

Teacher&Student Projects

Teacher Resources in Subscription Databases

  • In the Access PA Power Library: Old Interface Link -- Power Library Plus

  • EBSCO's ERIC Database
  • "The Educational Resource Information Center (ERIC) provides full text of 2,200 digests in addition to citations and abstracts from over 980 education or education-related journals."
  • Teacher Reference Center"
  • This index contains over 260 titles from the most popular teacher and administrator trade journals, periodicals and books. This database provides coverage on key education topics such as Assessment, Continuing Education, Current Pedagogical Research, Curriculum Development, Instructional Media, Language Arts, Literacy Standards, Science & Mathematics and more."
  • @Home Access Instructions:

  • Go to the Lancaster Public Library Website (hyperlink)
  • Click on Power Library Icon (right hand side of page)
  • Enter the Power Library number on the back of your public library card
  • Click on Power Library for the old interface
  • Click on Power Library Plus for the combined search interface
  • Note: If you do not have a Public Library card signup forms are available in the CMS Library

Educational Weblinks

Academic Standards
  • Need resources to support standards. Try this Smithsonian website and select the standard you are addressing.

Assistive Technology

Blogs Worth Reading

Bloom's Taxonomy



  • Using Your Calculator (University of North Carolina)
  • Sorry...this was the best I could find. Have a better site for me?



Daggett, Willard R.: Rigor, Relevance & Relationships

Databases, Special Features for Teachers
  • eLibrary
  • Sorry, this eLibrary video now appears to be blocked by the filter @school. It is worth viewing @home.

Differentiated Instruction

*Links came from Dulcinea Weblinks website

Educational Resources

eLibrary Bookcarts

Fagbayi, Mutiu


  • Grants for K-9 Teachers

H!NI (Swine Flu)


Instructional Strategies

Library of Congress Teacher Resources


Note-Taking Resources

OER (Open Educational Resources)
  • DiscoverEd (Search tool for educational resources)

Primary Resources

Reading Apprenticeship
  • Reading and Writing in Science and History
  • Hempfield School District Moodle: Reading Strategies
    • Access instructions follow:
    • Go to http://moodle.hempfieldsd.org/login/index.php
    • Login using your standard user name and password (Same as Arthur)
    • Click on "Staff Development..." link in left hand side course menu list.
    • Click on Reading Strategies course
    • Confirm enrollment choice
    • This entire Moodle Course is loaded with resources
    • After enrollment you will receive a confirming email that suggests you update your profile. (Which is a good idea.)

School Law Blogs


Student Teachers

Teacher Support Websites


Google for Teachers -
Google for Teachers -

UbD (Understanding by Design)

Video Websites

Making Videos on the Web - A Guide for Teachers -

Visualization (of Success)
  • I am looking for more academic information on this topic

  • Quizlet (Flashcard and quick quiz generator)
  • Shahi (Another very interesting dictionary. Uses sentences and Flickr images to show meaning.)
  • SpellingCity (Place for kids to learn vocabulary and improve spelling)
  • The Times Spelling Bee (Practice your skills!)
  • Visuwords (Unbelievable visual dictionary)
  • VocabAhead (vocabulary videos and flash cards)
  • VocabGrabber Add your text and this tool will identify the vocabulary

Teacher Wish List Form

DB Link

This webpage was created on: 12 June 2009
This webpage was last updated on: 11 May 2010
This webpage was created by: CMS Librarian

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