Instructional Materials Center
and Professional Library (IMC)
21000 Education Court, Suite 516
Ashburn, VA 20148
Phone: (571) 252-1470
Fax: (571) 252-1321
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Last Modified on January 29, 2013
Recommended Web Sites
"All the resources you need are there, whether to explore literature spanning the human experience or to find thousands of photos to spice up any project. There are even sites to help you understand all the copyright snags you might encounter along the way."
Lesson Plans/ Tools
Free and expanded formerly known as MarcoPolo: Internet Content for the Classroom) is a Web portal to standards-based content including lesson plans, interactive programs, and online resources from several national and international educational institutions and the Verizon Foundation as well as training for educators on using Thinkfinity. Thinkfinity in Virginia: http://thinkfinityva.org/about.cfm
For home use- see ID and Password for Grolier Encyclopedia
Curriki http://www.curriki.com(Curriculum + Wiki) Lesson Plans -Search by keyword for lesson plans with support materials contributed by fellow educators
FOR HOME USE pick up the yellow of ID and passwords in the library. Student agendas include the passwords on page 15.
NewsBank Maps - A collection of world, country, continent, region and state maps in 3 views – political, physical, and black/white without text.
NewsBank ToolKit - rubrics, idea webs, graphic organizers