Children's Services has a Professional Collection of books for Early Childhood Educators. Here you'll find a wealth of materials on all subjects like literature, science, math and social studies. We also have popular educational magazines and journals as well a collection of "Big Books" and videos to share with your class. So come in and check us out! All of these materials are available to anyone with a library card from a Suffolk County library.
Links for Teachers
A to Z Teacher Stuff (http://www.atozteacherstuff.com/)
A to Z Teacher Stuff is a teacher-created site designed to help teachers find online resources more quickly and easily. Find lesson plans, thematic units, teacher tips, discussion forums for teachers, downloadable teaching materials & eBooks, printable worksheets and blacklines, emergent reader books, themes, and more.
Accelerate U (http://www.accelerateu.org/)
Site for the NYS assessments sample tests.
National Association for the Education of Young Children (http://www.naeyc.org/)
A source of information on the growth and education of young children, with a separate section on accreditation of early childhood centers, conferences and published materials. Includes searchable index.
New York State Office of Curriculum and Instruction (http://www.p12.nysed.gov/ciai/home.html)
The NY State Learning Standards and core curriculumguidance documents are the foundation upon which State assessments are developed and aligned. Accountability status for each local school and district is based on State assessment scores.
New York State Teacher Certification and Licensing Requirements (http://www.highered.nysed.gov/tcert/certificate/)
Information about getting certified and licensed to teach in New York State, provided by the New York State Department of Education.
New York State Teacher Certification Examinations (NYSTCE) (http://www.nystce.nesinc.com/)
Information about the NYSTCE, including registration information and testing."
View lesson plans, booklists, and educational products for children grades Pre-K to 12. Classroom materials include online activities for kids, printables and more.
Teacher's First (http://www.teachersfirst.com/index.cfm)
Teacher's First offers busy K-12 educators a rich collection of lessons, units and web resources in a practical, user-friendly manner. All content is provided by experienced, professional educators and all resources have been extensively reviewed. This is a free service provided by The Source for Learning, Inc.
Teacher Magazine (http://www.teachermagazine.org/tm/index.html)
Teacher Magazine is a leading information source for K-12 teacher leaders. They cover instruction, school environment, classroom technology, curriculum and up-to-date news pertinent to education from grades K-12.
Teacher Vision (http://www.teachervision.fen.com/)
High school, middle school and elementary lesson plans online. This site has lots of ideas for great children's activities and classroom management advice.
Talk to other teachers on the discussion boards and chatrooms. Lesson plans, project ideas and teaching tools. Site had searchable teacher job listings and career resources.
Technology and Young Children (http://www.techandyoungchildren.org/)
Created by the NAEYC Technology and Young Children Caucus, this site offers links to articles and resources on early childhood development research as it applies to children and technology.
LD Online: The Interactive Guide to Learning Disabilities for Parents,
Teachers and Children (http://www.ldonline.org/)
Updated frequently, this site is a great place to stay current with the latest news and developments. Includes online newsletter and a bulletin board.
The National Center for Learning Disabilities (http://www.ncld.org/)
The Center provides leadership in support of children, teens, and adults with learning disabilities. Information for parents and teachers includes warning signs of learning disabilities.