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Education Databases at The New York Public Library
The New York Public Library provides access to our library cardholders to several educational databases including:ERIC, the U.S. Department of Education Educational Resource Information Center database. It contains citations and abstracts from over 980 educational and education-related journals, as well as full text of more than 2,200 digests. Also available: theProfessional Development Collection. This database provides a highly specialized collection of nearly 450 full text journals, designed for professional educators.
- New York State Education Department
Newspaper in Education
"The Staten Island Advance Newspaper in Education program's primary mission is to encourage young people to become lifelong newspaper readers. The newspaper's broad goals are to promote literacy and support education on Staten Island."
NY State Education Department: Teacher Resources
Information about teacher certification, the "No Child Left Behind" Act, State Learning Standards, curriculum resources, assessment information, etc.
School Programs from Historic Richmond Town
Historic Richmond Town offers programs both at the village and in school. There are also specialized programs such as African American History, butter making, pumpkin picking and more.
School Programs from the Alice Austen House
These programs are offered at the Austen House: Through Alice's Eyes, Alice's House and Alice's World.
School Programs from the Conference House
School tours are conducted with curriculum developed for grades 1-3, 4-6 and 7-9.
School Programs from the Garibaldi-Meucci Museum
School programs at the musum include: Legend of the Spider (a program about the dancing the Tarentella) and museum tours.
School Programs from the Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art
Arrange a tour for your class.
School Programs from the John A. Noble Maritime Collection
The museum offers programs in school and at the museum including: Printmaking, Lady Liberty, Young Jack's Voyage, Watercolor Painting and Drawing, Noble Harbor Launch (a boat trip), and the Traveling Maritime Library.
School Programs from the Staten Island Children's Museum
Teachers can plan a trip to the Staten Island Children's Museum. Programs encompass science, language arts, social studies and the arts. Students learn through their experience, generated by their own curiosity and excitement.
School Programs from the Staten Island Zoo
Programs at the zoo and in school include: Radical Rainforest, Dinosaurs and Dodos, African Safari and more.
Teacher Collection at the Todt Hill-Westerleigh Library
A collection of materials for teachers, including: lesson plans, professional journals, author study materials, and other resources for the classroom.