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The Curriculum Materials Center

About the Curriculum Materials Center

The Curriculum Materials Center (CMC) collection consists primarily of materials for pre or in-service teachers and counselors of the grades pre-K to 12.  All academic subjects taught in public schools are covered (Science, Math, English, Social Studies, Spanish, Music, Art, Phys. Ed, Health and ESL) including electives such as Calculus, Forensics and foreign languages.  Materials in the following formats are available for most of these subject areas.


  • Teacher's Editions of Textbooks
  • Models, manipulatives and realia
  • Games, including a Psycho/Socio-Educational games collection
  • Software
  • Reference works
  • Journals
  • Children's literature and poetry, including Big Books and non-fiction
  • Videos and DVDs

The CMC has a professional collection on education topics such as teaching strategies, special education issues, leadership in education, etc.  To find research materials for your college courses generally, visit the Axinn Library collection.  If you are unsure where to begin your research or find materials for your assignments, you may always ask a librarian.

All CMC reference questions can be answered at the Axinn Library reference desk on the main floor of the Axinn Library.  Please visit us or call 516-463-5962.


How to use this guide

This guide was created for  Education majors to:

-help with research on education topics

-provide direction to materials for lesson plans

-provide direction other sources for teachers


This guide will provide information on how to use and find library sources as well as internet sources. The library has a wealth of information for you.

Much information is divided by subject area but there is also information available that is on education in general.



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