All about our service
MultiMedia Services provides resources for teaching and learning. Different media formats accommodate a variety of student learning styles and are a necessary component for resource-rich learning experiences. Our professional media staff assists teachers with locating, evaluating and integrating media resources to prepare students for higher standards and more rigorous assessments.
The BOCES Media Library contains a variety of resources including:
- Over 1,500 DVD collection titles
- 100 Big Book titles – each big book title is accompanied by a teacher's guide, student copies of the book, and many include an audiotape reading of the book
- 600+ Multiple Book titles – this collection covers all grades and contains 20-100+ student copies of each book. This collection includes at least 55 copies of all required NYS Common Core Module books grades 3-8. Many recommended texts are included as well.
- 34 Module Kits (PK-2) – Module kits consist of the recommended read aloud support sets for the NYS ELA curriculum.
- 140+ Audio Book & Playaway titles – this collection, consisting of unabridged books on CD and playaway format, was developed to support student listening skills
- Over 55,000 streaming audio/video titles. (PBS Learning Media, CCC! & Learn 360)
- 13,000 Educational Tools (experiments, fact sheets, maps, timelines, etc.)
- Over 75,000 Digital Pictures. These digital pictures are copyright free and can be used in any school project or presentation.
- 75+ Jackdaw Primary Resource Kits. A Jackdaw is a personal archive of hands-on primary source materials. They are an array of fascinating, relevant primary source documents perfect for the new Social Studies standards.
- Make Space Materials: LEGO WeDo & LEGO Mindstorm Kits, Ozobots, Squishy Circuits, Breakout EDU boxes & more!
- We also have many Professional Development materials. Check out a selection for elementary teachers here.
BOCES MultiMedia Services will also duplicate any class or school project on DVD with its own personalized DVD label (as long as the project doesn't infringe on any copyright laws).
Alicia has a very flexible schedule and can work with librarians and administrators to plan a presentation or workshop with whatever time-frame they have available.