The Education Resources Collection (previously known as the Educational Resource Center located in Porter) is made up of textbooks and curriculum materials to support students who are enrolled in Education programs at EMU or current classroom PK-12 teachers. Our collection is made up of curriculum materials which can be used by students and teachers to develop lesson plans and learning focals. The items in the collection are reference only and may not be checked out. The collection is located on the 2nd floor of the library.
The specialty printing office in room G01, on the ground floor of the library building, offers laminating services. Call 734-487-2013 for current hours and more information.
The library provides technology tools that are available for checkout. This includes:
The Ellison Die Cuts:
- Are located in the College of Education (Porter Building) in the Early Childhood Education room (ECE)
- Contact Dr. Karen Paciorek if you would like more information or to receive access to this tool firstname.lastname@example.org
Great web site! Allows teachers to search lesson plans by subject and grade level.
- Discovery Education Lesson Plans Library
Find hundreds of original lesson plans, all written by teachers for teachers.
- Federal Resources for Educational Excellence (FREE)
Offers free educational web resources for teachers and students to use in the classroom sponsored through over 30 federal agencies. The web resources are organized into subject areas and it offers a variety of special collections.
- Smithsonian Education Lesson Plans
Smithsonian lesson plans emphasize inquiry-based learning using primary sources and museum collections.
- The Learning Network- New York Times
Lessons for subjects across the curriculum based on Times content.
- PBS Teachers
A large collection of lesson plans, teacher guides, and online student activities correlated to 90 sets of state and national curriculum standards.
- The Learning Page (Library of Congress)
Lesson plans and activities for using primary sources in the classroom.
- Education World Lesson Plans
Free resource for educators.
- HotChalk Free Lesson Plans
Over 4,000 free lesson plans
The latest education news, education business news, and links to other related sites are collected and updated regularly on this site. In addition, this site provides lesson plans in a variety of areas including math, writing, reading, science, technology, and social studies.
- Share My Lesson
Share My Lesson, the space for educators to share free K-12 learning materials, including activities, worksheets and lesson plans.
- Scholastic Free Lesson Plans
Thousands of free lesson plans, unit plans, discussion guides, and extension activities
LessonPlanz.com is searchable directory of free online lesson plans and lesson plan resources for all grades and subjects
- A-to-Z Teacher Stuff Lesson Plans
Collection of lesson plans for all grades and subjects
- McRel Lesson Plans
Links to lesson plans
Technology, media & project-based learning to inspire young minds.
- TeachervVision (Subscription service)
Find 20,000 pages of classroom-ready lesson plans, printables, and resources.
- Lesson Planet (Subscription service)
Curriculum search engine connecting to 400,000+ teacher-reviewed curriculum resources