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Helpful Tidbits of Information
HCPS has a free subscription to the website TeachingBooks.net. Just visit the website, click on "sign in", type in your work email, and you have instant access!
TeachingBooks.net is an easy-to-use website that adds a multimedia dimension to the reading experiences of children's and young adult books. Our online database is developed and maintained to include thousands of resources about fiction and nonfiction books used in the K–12 environment.
TeachingBooks.net helps with your Common Core instructional shifts by...
- Identifying exceptional and relevant books for your classroom,
- Providing ready-to-use instructional materials for each text,
- Exposing students to a range of text types, formats, and cultural perspectives,
- Analyzing books with qualitative and quantitative text complexity measures.
From now until 3/31/2014 we have unlimited access to over 3000 Capstone Ebooks, which can be accessed using the link below and the username and password provided. There are books across all grade levels and subject matter. Please let me know if a particular title helped you for instruction and I will purchase it for school use.