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Welcome to the TeacherZone

This is your first stop for finding information to help you educate your students.á You'll find information about Library services to teachers, lesson plans, links to great teaching resources, and resources for your students.á

SIRS Knowledge Source & SIRS Discoverer

Two exciting new databases for students now available at mrcpl.org which are targeted resources for student research. SIRS Discoverer and SIRS Issues ResearcherReadáMore ╗

Brain-Based Teaching Practices

Katrina Schwartz has written an interesting article on how librarians can help with brain-based teaching practices. The article explains how the brain works and how educators can use the information to capture students attention and help them become engaged, active learners. This style of teaching asks teachers to step back into a more supportive role.ReadáMore ╗

School Library Journal's Best of 2014

Find out the best of the best from School Library Journal. From raucous read-alouds to off-the-wall adventure, there is something for everyone on this list. Dig in and happy reading.ReadáMore ╗

Idea Exchange

New Teaching Materials

We have just added two new lists of books and other materials to our Teaching Materials page. What is your favorite new book or other resource to use in the classroom? ReadáMore ╗