Ector County Independent School District

TEACHING AND LEARNING



Scope and Sequence
The ECISD elementary librarians collaborated to complete this scope and sequence that meets the Language Arts/Reading and Technology Applications TEKS. It is a guideline for library instruction and how that instruction can be integrated with the TEKS being taught in the classroom. Click on the following links to access the Scope and Sequence for each grade level.
Scope and Sequence K-3
Scope and Sequence 4-6

Book Awards
Reading award winning books can be one way to entice students to read different types of books and get excited about reading. Here are links to award winning book lists.

Caldecott
Newberry
Bluebonnet
Lonestar
Texas 2X2 Reading List
ALA Reading Lists and Book Awards

Copyright
All librarians must be knowledgeable about copyright law. The following are some links that have current information on copyright law and some information that can be printed and used for handouts or postings.

U.S. Copyright Office
Multimedia Fair Use Guidelines
Stanford University Copyright and Fair Use Guidelines
Video Copyright

Accelerated Reader
Accelerated Reader is approached differently at each campus. You will need to talk with your principal about your responsibilities regarding AR at your campus. You will be responsible for the purchases of the AR books and tests. Here are some links to give you more information about the program and helps for using the software:
Renaissance Learning(information about the software and where you can order the tests)
What is AR?
Collection of websites and journal articles dealing with AR
AR Backup instructions

Internet Guidelines
The ECISD board has policies in place regarding use of the internet. All librarians need to be aware of these policies.
Electronic Communication and data management (local board policy)
Electronic Communication and data management (legal board policy

Gale Group Databases
ECISD has purchased access to the Gale Group Databases which offer access to 16 curriculum-focused periodical and reference databases that can be found at:
Gale Group

World Book Online
We now have full access to World Book online. The easiest way to access it is to go to the ECISD homepage, scroll down to the World Book link, and click on it.

It has the entire print World Book, plus it is updated daily. Also, it has current maps, videos, and pictures. If you need the Spanish version, you will find the link for it on the World Book home page.

To access World Book at home, use the following:

World Book Online
You will need to request the ID and Password from your Technology Specialist.

 

Last Modified on August 6, 2008
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