This invaluable new guide is an exhaustive, one-stop resource for any librarian or teacher seeking to meet current national educational standards and integrate high-quality children’s literature into everyday learning. Authors Kathryn Matthew and Joy Lowe detail over 1,200 books, videos, software, CDs, DVDs and Web sites.
Dually effective as a collection-development tool for school libraries and a guide to fostering key librarian-teacher collaboration, this comprehensive, cost-effective and easy-to-use resource presents myriad ways to marry top literature with the latest educational standards, teaching methods and instructional tools. From classic titles and award-winners to a host of brand new 2010 publications, you’ll find all of the top materials to incorporate across every school subject’s curriculum and spanning Pre-K through Grade 8, including:
- Language Arts
- Social Studies
- Physical Education
Each book and media annotation contains ISBN numbers so you can easily locate materials, including relevant new technologies, software, and other media. There are also strategies for integrating these resources with curricula and teaching English Language Learners and special needs children.