Teacher Resources

  • Classroom Inquiry's Secret Weapon: The Teacher-Librarian

    Written by a high school English teacher, this article from Canadian School Libraries Journal describes the benefits of strong partnerships between teachers and school librarians in promoting student achievement and independent learning in the classroom inquiry process.


    High School Library Media Specialists Collaboration Video

    This clip presents a series of vignettes demonstrating the planning process between teachers and school librarians.

  • Copyright Law: Educators and Librarians

    The use and reproduction of copyrighted works by educators and librarians is explained in this document from the U.S. Copyright Office.


    Fair Use Checklist

    This checklist from the University of Louisville can be a useful tool for determining whether use of a copyrighted work in an educational setting qualifies as fair use.


    Gale One File: Educator's Reference Complete

    Users can access academic articles from scholarly and professional journals covering the education field.


    Teaching With Primary Sources

    The Library of Congress provides classroom materials and professional development to assist teachers in using primary sources in their teaching. Resources detailing how to integrate and teach primary source analysis are included in this in-depth resource.



    From the National Archives, this tool enables users to access thousands of primary sources from American history. Especially useful for teachers seeking to access document-based activities for students.