Back to School 2021

Curriculum Materials Center

David & Lorraine Cheng Library

William Paterson University

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Education Websites for PreK - 12 education majors.

Common Sense

Technical instructional supports, organizational tools, and communication tools are a few of the free tools available to K-12 educators.


Common Sense Education: Teen Great Free Websites for Elementary Schools

These websites for students from grades PreK-5 provide ideas to build new skills and a solid foundation in math, science, and reading.


Learning for Justice

Provides free resources in grades K-12 for creating inclusive school communities "where children and youth are respected, valued, and welcome participants."


Simon & Schuster: Middle-Grade Heavy Hitters

Features new books for middle-grade students with reading group guides. Curriculum guides for reading lessons and more guides can also be found using the links found at the bottom of the page.


U.S. Department of Education

Resources to help prepare for the best school year ever! PreK-College

Cheng Library Resources

Curriculum Materials Center

The CMC is a resource collection for education students and faculty. as well as parents, teachers, and librarians. Our collection focuses primarily on resources for developing lesson plans and curriculum units. There are bibliographies on many subject areas to help in lesson planning as well as a section devoted to lesson planning. Please check our website for our other services available.

Back to School Picture Books

These are a few books about going to school, being kind, and feeling safe. Click on the picture for a link to our catalog entry for more information.