The Educational Resource Center (ERC), located in Campion Hall, serves the specialized resource needs of the Lynch School of Education and Human Development faculty and students. In doing so, the ERC aims to further the broader missions of the Lynch School of Education and Human Development faculty, and the University generally, in the area of teaching, research, and service.
Among its primary goals are to provide avenues to learn about school environments, curriculum, and instruction, enabling those with an interest in education and human development to incorporate research, best practices, and materials in all areas of teaching, instruction, and school counseling.
The following materials and resources are available from the ERC.
Podcasting Resources for Use in Education
Podcasting can transform and engage your teaching, classrooms, research skills and writing into forward-thinking, creative, communication.
Use it for:
The ERC has the equipment to get your Podcasting underway. Choose between a Yeti microphone, iPads, and peripherals like headsets to generate content for your school community.
OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) Report
Results from PISA indicate the quality and equity of learning outcomes attained around the world, and allow educators and policymakers to learn from the policies and practices applied in other countries.
Teaching U.S. Slavery in K-12 education requires pedagogical development in order to distinguish between the history and the moral lessons one can draw. Learning about the enslavement of Africans can lead young people to make comparisons to the modern world in terms of human rights, discrimination, persecution, and prejudice. The guide Teaching U.S. Enslavement to K-12 Students provides instructional material to navigate this sensitive topic, as well as, narratives, primary resources, literature and informational text to teach this topic in a respectful, thought-provoking responsible way.