Music is a Must! Explore ways to use music as a teaching tool using PBS shows, books and activities. Rhythm, movement, instruments, and songs are wonderful educational devices and help keep children engaged in learning.
The Sherrill Library has a special resource for educators, therapists, counselors to use called the Teaching Resource Center, which is a collection of manipulatives, textbooks, picture books, leveled readers and juvenile fiction and non fiction.
The most effective way to search the collection is to go to the FLO catalog, select the "Advanced Search" option and scroll down the "Location" tab option to find "Lesley-Sherrill Teaching Resources Collection". Once you have that highlighted, go back above to the search box and start searching!
Manipulatives refer to various objects or materials that students can touch and move around in order to help them learn key educational or social/emotional concepts.
Musical instruments (1 Chilean rain stick, 1 Asian frog rasp, 1 Ghanaian woven rattle, 2 Peruvian gourd maracas, 1 Mexican guiro, 2 Chinese gongs (with stand & wooden mallet) : wood and other materials ; 12-26 cm. + 6 guide sheets)
Lesley University Lesson Plan Templates
Other Lesson Plan Resources
Smithsonian Educators: Prepare, Plan, Teach - Lessons and activities by grade, subject, and state standard.