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Teaching and Learning

This guide is meant to help with education-focused research by sharing recommended resources and strategies for students and faculty.

Websites for Teachers

Many FANTASTIC English and language arts resources exist within the links listed on the Multidisciplinary Resources tab. You may want to browse those resources as well. 

K-5
A collection of, "videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations. Readers include Oprah Winfrey, Chris Pine, Kristen Bell, Rita Moreno, Viola Davis, Jaime Camil, Kevin Costner, Lily Tomlin, Sarah Silverman, Betty White, Wanda Sykes and dozens more." [from source]

Many FANTASTIC social studies and history resources exist within the links listed on the Multidisciplinary Resources tab. You may want to browse those resources as well. 

"Illinois Civics Hub is your leading resource for information on the required implementation of civics classes in Illinois" [from source].

K-12

"The Inquiry Design Model (IDM) is a distinctive approach to creating curriculum and instructional materials that honors teachers’ knowledge and expertise, avoids overprescription, and focuses on the main elements of the instructional design process as envisioned in the Inquiry Arc of the College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for State Social Studies Standards (2013)" [from source].

"History Labs are research and investigative learning experiences that provide teachers with the necessary information, resources, and procedures to teach a full range of historical thinking skills by taking students through a process that is methodologically similar to that employed by historians" [from source].

"Learn from History is a broad-based coalition of organizations of parents, students, teachers, school system leaders, community leaders, and other concerned Americans, facilitated by Stand for Children Leadership Center" educating others on what is already taught in history and social studies classrooms and the importance of an accurate education [from source].

Many FANTASTIC science resources exist within the links listed on the Multidisciplinary Resources tab. You may want to browse those resources as well. 

Many FANTASTIC math resources exist within the links listed on the Multidisciplinary Resources tab. You may want to browse those resources as well. 

Many FANTASTIC Spanish resources exist within the links listed on the Multidisciplinary Resources tab. You may want to browse those resources as well. 

In addition, you can learn how to find foreign language books in the Teaching Materials Center.

Teaching and Learning Librarian

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Caitlin Stewart
Contact:
Milner Library: Office 614C
(309) 438 - 3442
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