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Classroom Resources for Career Development & Occupational Studies

  • Colleges and Universities Internet Bibliography: A list of internet resources compiled by the NYS Library reference staff.
     
  • Homework Hotline: Students statewide can call in live with their homework questions to be answered by the Rochester Teacher Association's Dial-A-Teacher volunteers. Homework Hotline airs on public television at 5:30 pm Monday through Thursday when school is in session.
     
  • Job Opportunities & Employment Internet Bibliography: A list of internet resources compiled by the NYS Library reference staff.
     
  • Mentoring Opportunities in the Licensed Professions: The NYS Education Department Office of the Professions compiles information related to mentoring opportunities for those interested in careers in the professions.
     
  • NOVELny: Online access to the full text of hundreds of journals, newspapers, and other references.
     
  • PBS LearningMedia New York: This website provides free access to public television program clips, teachers guides, interactive learning objects, instructional strategies, and much more, searchable by curriculum area and grade level.
     
  • PBS Programs A-Z: Access to all the websites for PBS programs and their related educational resources.
     
  • Standards, Specifications, and Technology Internet Bibliography: A list of internet resources compiled by the NYS Library reference staff.
     
  • Summer Reading at New York Libraries: Materials and links to library resources to support a summer reading program in your community.
     
  • Throughout the Ages: A visual educational resource that focuses on using historical records as learning tools in pre-K–grade 6 education. The site offers more than 500 digital images of historical photographs, letters, broadsides, maps, and paintings.
     
  • Uncommon Approaches to the Common Core: This website contains a searchable map showing cultural institutions in every county of the state, lesson plans, open educational resources, listings of upcoming events, and more.
     
  • Using Historical Records in the Classroom: Historical Records: what, why, where and how. A brief course on using historical records in the classroom.