Resources For Teachers

About This Guide

This guide presents some resources (internet sites, books, journals) helpful for practicing K-12 teachers in the disciplines.

Multidisciplinary

Sites

Organizations & Standards

Books

Discovering our print books and eBooks can be done through Search. Additionally, for more comprehensive literature reviews I suggest going beyond what BU already owns by using WorldCat. Current members of the BU community can borrow books that we don’t own through our interlibrary borrowing services. Other important book tools include the Internet Archive, Google Books, and of course Amazon.com.

Subject Headings

  • Graphic Organizers
  • Interdisciplinary Approach in Education
  • Interdisciplinary Approach in Education — United States
  • Internet in Education
  • Language Arts — Correlation with Content Subjects
  • Lesson Planning

Selected List of Titles

Creating Interdisciplinary Campus Cultures: A Model for Strength and Sustainability

Mugar LB2361.5 .K54 2010

Crossing the Vocabulary Bridge : Differentiated Strategies for Diverse Secondary Classrooms

Education LB1631 .H37 2011

Everyday Genres : Writing Assignments Across the Disciplines

Mugar PE1404 .S636 2011

Future of Thinking: Learning Institutions in a Digital Age

Mugar LB1028.3 .D275 2010

Getting Smart : How Digital Learning is Changing the World

Mugar LB1028.5 .V26 2012

Graphic Organizers and other Visual Strategies : Engage the Brain (Grades K-8)

Education LB1592 .T27 2008

Handbook for K-8 Arts Integration: Purposeful Planning Across the Curriculum

Mugar LB1591.5.U6 M38 2010

The Learner-Directed Classroom : Developing Creative Thinking Skills Through Art

Mugar N350 .L36 2012

Lesson Study Step by Step : How Teacher Learning Communities Improve Instruction

Education LB1027.4 .L49 2011

 

English, Language Arts, and Humanities

Sites

Organizations & Standards

Books

Discovering our print books and eBooks can be done through Search. Additionally, for more comprehensive literature reviews I suggest going beyond what BU already owns by using WorldCat. Current members of the BU community can borrow books that we don’t own through our interlibrary borrowing services. Other important book tools include the Internet Archive, Google Books, and of course Amazon.com.

Subject Headings

  • English Language — Study and Teaching
  • English Language — Study and Teaching (Elementary)
  • Language Arts (Elementary)
  • Language Arts (Middle School)
  • Language Arts (Secondary)
  • Literature — Study and Teaching (Elementary)

Selected List of Titles

Common Core Curriculum Maps in English Language Arts, Grades K-5

Education LB1576 .C5785 2012

Deepening Literacy Learning : Art and Literature Engagements in K-8 Classrooms

Education LB1576 .R448 2010

Ghosts of No Child Left Behind

Mugar LC153 .N48 C37 2011

Inspiring Children to Read and Write for Pleasure : Using Literature to Inspire Literacy Learning for Ages 8-12

Education LB1575 .S43 2011

Latino Children Learning English : Steps in the Journey

Education PE1128 .A2 V348 2011

Not an Oxymoron : Standards-Based Fun in the Classroom! : 30 Projects and Activities for Middle School Language Arts

Education LB1631 .C386 2011

Overtested : How High-Stakes Accountability Fails English Language Learners

Education PE1128 .A2 P287 2011

Promoting Literacy Development: 50 Research-Based Strategies for K-8 Learners

Education LB1576 .A58 2012

History and Social Studies

Sites

Organizations & Standards

Books

Discovering our print books and eBooks can be done through Search. Additionally, for more comprehensive literature reviews I suggest going beyond what BU already owns by using WorldCat. Current members of the BU community can borrow books that we don’t own through our interlibrary borrowing services. Other important book tools include the Internet Archive, Google Books, and of course Amazon.com.

Subject Headings

  • Civics — Study and Teaching (Elementary)
  • History — Study and Teaching (Elementary)
  • Social Sciences — Study and Teaching (Early Childhood)
  • Social Sciences — Study and Teaching (Elementary)
  • Social Sciences — Study and Teaching (Secondary)
  • United States — History — Study and Teaching (Secondary)

Selected List of Titles

American Journey

Education E178.1 .A67 2009

American Vision

Education E175.8 .A587 2010

Doing History : Investigating with Children in Elementary and Middle School

Education LB1582 .U6 L49 2011

The Field Trip Book : Study Travel Experiences in Social Studies

Education LB1584 .M77 2010

National Curriculum Standards for Social Studies : a Framework for Teaching, Learning and Assessment

Education H62.5.U5 N354 2010

Prentice Hall United States History: Modern America

Education E178.1 .P733 2010

Teaching History with Museums : Strategies for K-12 Social Studies

Mugar AM7 .M364 2012

 

Mathematics

Sites

Books

Discovering our print books and eBooks can be done through Search. Additionally, for more comprehensive literature reviews I suggest going beyond what BU already owns by using WorldCat. Current members of the BU community can borrow books that we don’t own through our interlibrary borrowing services. Other important book tools include the Internet Archive, Google Books, and of course Amazon.com.

Subject Headings

  • Mathematics — Study and Teaching (Elementary)
  • Mathematics — Study and Teaching (Middle School)
  • Mathematics — Study and Teaching (Primary)
  • Mathematics — Study and Teaching (Secondary)
  • Mathematics — Study and Teaching — United States

Selected List of Titles

Connected Mathematics 2 (Grades 6-8)

Education QA107.2 .C65 2009

Defining Mathematics Education : Presidential Yearbook Selections 1926-2012 : Seventy-Fifth Yearbook

Education QA1 .F26 2013

Instructional Strategies for Improving Students’ Learning : Focus on Early Reading and Mathematics

Education LB1573 .I6335 2012

Investigations in Number, Data, and Space (Grades K-5)

Education QA135.5 .I57 2008

Math Innovations : Moving Math Forward Through Critical Thinking and Exploration

Education QA107.2 .M25 2010

Math Trailblazers : A Balanced Mathematics Program Integrating Science and Language Arts (Grades K-5)

Education QA107.2 .M27 2008

Object Lessons : Teaching Math Through the Visual Arts, K-5

Education QA19 .A78 H65 2011

Project M2 : Mentoring Young Mathematicians

Education QA107.2 .P75 2010

 

Modern Languages and English as a Second Language

Sites

Organizations & Standards

Books

Discovering our print books and eBooks can be done through Search. Additionally, for more comprehensive literature reviews I suggest going beyond what BU already owns by using WorldCat. Current members of the BU community can borrow books that we don’t own through our interlibrary borrowing services. Other important book tools include the Internet Archive, Google Books, and of course Amazon.com.

Subject Headings

  • English Language — Study and Teaching — Foreign Speakers
  • English Language — Textbooks for Foreign Speakers
  • Language and Languages — Study and Teaching
  • Second Language Acquisition

Selected List of Titles

Dynamic Read-Aloud Strategies for English Learners: Building Language and Literacy in the Primary Grades

Education LB1573.5 .H53 2009

Introducing Second Language Acquisition

Mugar P118.2 .S28 2012

Literacy Development with English Learners: Research-Based Instruction in Grades K-6

Education PE1128.A2 L532 2009

Official Guide to the TOEFL Test

Education Reference PE1128 .O44 2009

Overtested : How High-Stakes Accountability Fails English Language Learners

Education PE1128 .A2 P287 2011

The Reflexive Teacher Educator in TESOL : Roots and Wings

Education PE1128 .A2 E29 2011

Teaching English Language Learners in Grades K-3: Promoting Language and Literacy Development

Education PE1128.A2 C665 2009

Thinking and Speaking in Two Languages

Mugar P115 .T55 2011

Working Text : Teaching Deaf and Second-Language Students to be Better Writers

Education HV2469 .E5 L585 2010

Science and Engineering

Sites

Standards

Books

Discovering our print books and eBooks can be done through Search. Additionally, for more comprehensive literature reviews I suggest going beyond what BU already owns by using WorldCat. Current members of the BU community can borrow books that we don’t own through our interlibrary borrowing services. Other important book tools include the Internet Archive, Google Books, and of course Amazon.com.

Subject Headings

  • Science — Experiments — Juvenile Literature
  • Science — Study and Teaching
  • Science — Study and Teaching (Elementary)

Selected List of Titles

Big Science for Growing Minds : Constructivist Classrooms for Young Thinkers

Education LB1139.5 .S35 B76 2011

Developing Visual Literacy in Science, K-8

Education LB1585.3 .V37 2010

Doing What Scientists Do : Children Learn to Investigate Their World

Education Reserve LB1585.3 .D67 2010

Learning Science Through Computer Games and Simulations

Education LB1585 .L357 2011

Place-Based Science Teaching and Learning : 40 Activities for K-8 Classrooms

Education LB1585 .B87 2012

Teaching Children Science : A Discovery Approach

Education LB1585 .A29 2010