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Collections: Teacher Education Resource Center (TERC)

Teacher Education Resource Center (TERC)

SUNY Geneseo Fraser Hall Library Teacher Education

Description and Scope

The TERC collection supports the learning, creativity, research, and teaching activities of students, faculty, and staff in the Ella Cline Shear School of Education.

Materials selected for this collection align with the current curriculum of the School of Education, reflect trends in education, and support New York State Learning Standards. Materials in the collection include: children’s and young adult fiction, nonfiction, and biographies; picture books; board books; big books; graphic novels; teaching strategy guides; textbooks; blocks; games; musical instruments, puppets; manipulatives; and toys.

Collection Development Strategy

The TERC collection is an actively growing collection. The Library intentionally and routinely selects new materials for this collection so that the collection reflects current curriculum, standards, literature, and the teaching and research interests of students and faculty in the School of Education.

The Library welcomes recommendations for new titles and purchase requests from faculty and staff in the School of Education.

The Library automatically purchases the winners for the following awards: American Indian Youth Services Literature Award, Asian Pacific American Award for Literature, Asian Pacific American Honor for Literature, Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards, Caldecott Award, Caldecott Honor, Carter G. Woodson Award, Coretta Scott King Award, Dolly Gray Award for Children’s Literature in Development Disabilities, National Jewish Book Award, Newbery Honor, Newbery Medal, Pura Belpre Award, and the Stonewall Book Award.

Access Information

The TERC collection is located in Fraser Hall Library and available to browse. Materials can be checked-out for 30 days.

Fraser Hall Library TERC photos