Teacher Tools

These are links to resources for teachers. Some of these resources require passwords. Passwords are available in the library or by emailing Mrs. Cody.

 SNApSNAP allows teachers to search for and reserve materials from the ONC BOCES Media Library. Materials include kits, puppets, videos, class sets of books, audiobooks, GPS Units, e-readers, streaming media, and more. See the full list of Resources/Equipment.
SEEK A professional collection of ASCD e-books with multiple simultaneous use.
SEEK TeachingBooks.net provides original, in-studio movies of authors and illustrators, and a wealth of multimedia resources on K-12 books to support reading and library activities for all grades and content areas.
SEEK Includes MP-3 formatted copyright compliant music, sound effects, background audio. Use in Power Point, video productions, plays, morning news shows, and other multi media presentations or may be downloaded to personal devices or computers. Most time periods, genres, nationalities are represented.
BioMan Bio link:  http://biomanbio.com/
http://siemensscienceday.com/      Designed for K-6 teachers, the site has hands-on activities with suporting
videos, a teacher support center and monthly themes with activities. Activities are rated according to difficulty. Archived activitis are also available

Recommended Databases for Educational Journal Content

Academic One File

The premier resource for peer-reviewed, full-text journals and reference sources.
InfoTrac Custom Newspapers

This full-text newspaper database has several New York Newspapers including the New York Times from 1995 on, and over fifty national and international newspapers.
Full List of Databases

Other Helpful Links

Quickly find Lexile levels for books. Use the Lexile Analyzer tool to determine the Lexile of a piece of text such as an article or website.
From the No Time for Flashcards blog. This is helpful for getting ideas for DASA lessons.