We have LOTS of pictures for checkout. Hundreds and hundreds of them on all sorts of topics that will surprise and amaze you! Each picture checks out individually and can be kept for three weeks and then renewed. To see a list of all the picture subjects refer to this Libguide at http://libguides.bgsu.edu/picturefile.
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Most students don’t know a call number from a beehive. So here is your twenty-second guide to call numbers in the CRC. Call number are the shelf addresses of library items. A beehive isn’t.
1. Write the whole call number down – letters and all – from the BGSU catalog.
2. The first line tells you which collection: JUV, CURR, CURTA, CURR REF
Translation: JUV are the children’s books, CURR are curriculum/textbooks, CURTA are the teaching aids, and CURR REF are the reference books.
3. Once you are standing in the right …
Here is a shout out to physical education majors: we’ve got teaching aids and idea books just for you. Here is a link to browse some of our great materials.
“One man practicing sportsmanship is far better than a hundred teaching it.”
We’ve just added a new teaching kit: the R-Controlled Vowel Sounds Tutor Box. According to the teacher card, activities are differentiated to address various learning styles-tactile, kinesthetic, auditory, and visual. All activities are designed to fit into a time frame of 10-20 minutes. Some activities are best for one student while others work well with 2 or more students. Activities are not sequential- they may be used in any order desired- and are designed to be used with an adult or upper-elementary helper.
Social Studies teachers take note-we have added new primary resource kits to the teaching aid collection of the CRC. Our popular kits, published by Teacher Created Materials, Inc, are always checked out. This summer we’ve doubled our collection and now have a total of 31 different kits. They cover age ranges K through 12 depending on the kit, and they make teaching with primary sources a snap. Enter “Exploring history through primary sources” as a title search in our catalog and the complete list will appear along with …
For those working on the 4th/5th grade endorsement, materials for covering Ohio History are always in demand. To easily access resources from the CRC, search Ohio as a subject and limit the location to Curriculum Resources Center. That search not only gives you results containing our informational books on Ohio, but also a nice selection of fictional stories set in Ohio.
It’s no secret that the CRC has puppets, in fact we are famous for them. To find a list of our puppets, just use the library catalog. Use “hand puppet” as a SUBJECT and limit location to Curriculum Resource Center. To find our books on puppets, type in “puppets” as a KEYWORD, limit location to Curriculum Resource Center and material to book.
Need ideas for stories that work great with puppets? Check out Beyond the Book Storytimes. It’s a frequently updated blog by a children’s librarian and it has …