CD-ROMs

Included are CD-ROMs that might be useful in the classroom. Users should note system requirements for each. Be advised that older titles may not work on newer operating systems.


Language Arts, Literacy & Early Literacy

ERC NON PRNT PS3513.E2 D7 1995 Check Availability
Dr. Seuss's Library. (1995). Novato, CA: Broderbund.
Three Dr. Seuss beginning readers are presented, with lesson plan instructions for each in the documentation. Kit also includes hard copy of each book, cassette readalong of 2 other titles. Gr. Pre-2. System requirements: Mac -- System 7 or higher; Windows -- 3.1 or higher.

ERC NON PRNT GV1507.P47 I2 1999 Check Availability
I Spy Spooky Mansion. (1999). New York: Scholastic.
Encourage problem solving, vocabulary development, and visual discrimination as you explore 10 creepy rooms and discover cleverly concealed riddles, games and spooky surprises. Gr. 1-5. System requirements: Mac --System 7.5 or higher; Windows -- 95, 98 or later.

ERC NON PRNT PZ7.B81618 Art 1993 Check Availability
Marc Brown's Arthur's Teacher Trouble. (1993). Novato, CA: Broderbund.
Five paperback copies of the book are included with this CD-ROM. Gr. 1-3. System requirements: Mac -- 6.0.7 or higher.

ERC NON PRNT PS3563.A9527 M47 1994 Check Availability
Mercer Mayer's Little Monster at School. (1994). Novato: CA: Broderbund.
Describes Little Monster's day at school. Gr. PreS-7. Includes copy of picture book and classroom activities for the book. Systems requirement: Mac -- not listed; Windows -- 3.0 or higher.

ERC NON PRNT LB1573.R43 2000 Check Availability
Read, Write & Type! (2000). Learning Company School Editions.
Builds phonics, reading, writing and typing skills. Gr. 1-2. System requirements: Mac -- System 7.5.5 or higher, 8 MB RAM; Windows -- 95/98/ME/2000/XP, 8 MB RAM.

ERC NON PRNT LB1573.7 .43 2002 Check Availability
Reading for Meaning: Improve reading comprehension with literature, lessons and tools! (2002). Watertown, MA: Tom Snyder Productions.
Animated modeling lessons provide the vehicle for teaching fundamental concepts in elementary and middle school reading, along with literature selections by 30 authors. Gr. 3-8. System requirements: Mac -- OS 8.1 or later; Windows -- Windows 98 or later.

ERC NON PRNT LB1574.5 .V63 1999
Vocabulary Companion. (1999). Eugene, OR: Visions Technology in Education.
For use in K-12 classroom, teaches vocabulary from word shape, spelling, meaning, sentence use to actual story writing. System requirements: Mac -- System 7 or OS 8; Windows: Windows 95/98 or NT.


Math Education

ERC NON PRNT QA117.M384 2000 Check Availability
Math Mysteries: Advanced Fractions. (2000). Watertown, MA: Tom Snyder Productions.
Escape from Volcano Island before disaster strikes! Emphasis on multiplication and division of fractions and complex, multi-step problems. System requirements: Mac -- 7.1 or later with QuickTime; Windows: Windows 95/98 with QuickTime.

ERC NON PRNT QA117.M382 2000 Check Availability
Math Mysteries: Advanced Whole Numbers. (2000). Watertown, MA: Tom Snyder Productions.
Casa Loca, the old mansion, has some secrets of its own, as well as some eccentric residents. Rumor has it that the mansion houses a treasure waiting for someone to find it. System requirements: Mac -- 7.1 or later with QuickTime; Windows: Windows 95-98 with QuickTime.

ERC NON PRNT QA117.M38 2000 Check Availability
Math Mysteries: Fractions. (2000). Watertown, MA: Tom Snyder Productions.
The mystery occurs in a frontier town called Balancing Rock. It is in chaos because there's a rumor that gold was found in the hills above. Word problems are woven from the mystery. System requirements: Mac -- 7.1 or later with QuickTime; Windows: Windows 95/98 with QuickTime.

ERC NON PRNT QA 465.M37 2000 Check Availability
Math Mysteries: Measurement. (2000). Watertown, MA: Tom Snyder Productions.
All communication has been lost with top-secret Outpost Omega, an underwater research station. You must make contact with the crew. System requirements: Mac: 7.1 or later with QuickTime; Windows: Windows 95/98 with QuickTime.

ERC NON PRNT QA166.8.T47 2000 Check Availability
Tessellation Exploration. (2001). Watertown, MA: Tom Snyder Productions.
Reinforce geometry concepts as students create 2-dimensinal tessellations. Gr. 4-8. System requirements: Mac -- 64 MG RAM, System 7.5.5 or later; Windows -- 64 MG RAM, Windows 95 or higher.


Science Education

ERC NON PRNT QP36.S36 1996 Check Availability
The Magic School Bus Explores the Human Body. (1996). New York: Scholastic, with Microsoft.
Explore 12 body parts: brain, kidneys, nose, stomach, esophabus, lungs, mouth, heart, liver, small intestine, large intestine, skin. Gr. 1-4. System requirements: Mac -- 8 MB of RAM, System 7 or higher; Windows -- 12 MB RAM for Windows NT.

ERC NON PRNT LB1585.V63 2000 Check Availability
Vocabulary Companion: Elementary Science. (2000). Eugene, OR: Visions Technology in Education.
Developed by a teacher to aid in students learning of science vocabulary. Gr. 1-6. System requirements: Mac -- System 7 or Mac OS 8; Windows -- Windows 95 or 98 or Windows NT.


Sign Language

ERC NON PRNT HV2474 .A44 2005 Check Availability
American Sign Language Clip and Create 3. (2005). Wheaton, MD: Institute for Disabilities Research and Training.
Clip art of over 3500 sign language pictures and graphics. All ages. System requirements: Windows -- 64 MB RAM, Windows 98 SE and Pentium II or equivalent.



Social Studie

ERC NON PRNT G133.N42 1999 Check Availability
Mapmaker's Toolkit. (1999). Watertown, MA: Tom Snyder Productions.
Easy to use sftware that allows students and teachers to customize and print current and historical maps. Gr. K-12. System requirements: Mac -- System 7.1 or later; Windows -- Windows 95 or higher.

ERC NON PRNT KF4520.Z9 S54 1999 Check Availability
Shhh! We're Writing the Constitution. (1999). New York: Scholastic.
Based on the book by Jean Fritz with pictures by Tomie dePaola, this brings to life everyday details of living in the newly born U.S. It follows the events of the summer of 1787, when the founding fathers met in Philadelphia to frame the Constitution. Gr. 4-8. System requirements: Mac -- System 7.5 or later; Windows -- Windows 95 or later.

ERC NON PRNT D11.T56 2001 Check Availability
TimeLiner 5. (2001). Watertown, MA: Tom Snyder Productions.
Create, illustrate, and print time lines with ease. Gr. K-12. System requirements: Mac -- 24 MG of RAM, System 8.6 or later; Windows -- 32 MG of RAM, Windows 95 or higher.

ERC NON PRNT E302.y6.F8 W43 1999 Check Availabiliy
What's the Big Idea, Ben Franklin? (1999). New York: Scholastic.
Based on the book by Jean Fritz and illustrated by Margot Tomes, students will learn a wide range of information while learning about the life of Franklin. Gr. 3-7. System requirements: Mac -- 7.5 or later; Windows -- Windows 95 or later.

ERC NON PRNT GV1469.25 .C37 W44 2001 Check Availability
Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego? Treasures of Knowledge. (2001). [Novato, CA]: Riverdeep Interactive Learning Ltd.
Enhanced Educator Version, with 25 CD-ROMs. An entertaining and motivating tool designed to engage students in an active study of world history, geography, and culture. Gr. 5-8. Systems requirements: Mac -- 32MB of RAM, System 8.6 or higher; Windows -- 32 MB of RAM, Windows 95, 98, M, 2000 and XP.