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Educational Materials Center (U.S.)

Overview
Works: 33 works in 57 publications in 1 language and 1,239 library holdings
Genres: Bibliographies  Periodicals  Catalogs  Textbooks  Juvenile works 
Classifications: Z1037, 011.62
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Most widely held works by Educational Materials Center (U.S.)
Children's books( )

in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American potpourri : multi-ethnic books for children and young adults : a bibliography based on the acquisitions of the Educational Materials Center by Mary DeWitt Billings( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dealing in futures : career education materials for students, parents, and educators : a bibliography based on the acquisitions of the Educational Materials Center by Mary DeWitt Billings( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The education of disadvantaged children : a bibliography by Lois Belfield Watt( Book )

2 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Books related to the social studies in elementary and secondary schools : a bibliography from the Educational Materials Center by Lois Belfield Watt( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This bibliography of new books received at the U.S. Office of Education's Educational Materials Center from January 1968 to May 1969 and related to social studies programs in elementary and secondary schools is divided into two parts: juvenile literature and textbooks. The 284 books listed in the first part have been favorably reviewed in at least two major professional journals covering such books or have appeared on a major selective bibliography. The books are grouped under two headings: "General Social Sciences" (22 books) and "Regions of the World" which includes "More Than One Region" and "Single Regions" (Africa, the Arctic, Asia, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, the Pacific Region, and the United States). The textbook section is also divided into "General Social Studies" (22 books) and "Regions of the World" (89 books)--Africa, Asia, Canada, Europe, and the United States. Brief content notes and appropriate grade level are provided for each bibliographical entry. (LH)
Books related to compensatory education by Lois Belfield Watt( Book )

3 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This selective annotated bibliography relating to the needs of disadvantaged children lists some recent textbooks, trade books for children and young people, and professional resources for teachers in programs of compensatory education. The listing comprises three sections. Section I, Elementary and Secondary School Textbooks, has been categorized according to guidelines agreed with the American Educational Publishers Institute, adverting to; depth coverage of African nations, their history and culture, or present situation; use with the physically or mentally handicapped; programed instruction, or individualized learning; interests of American minority groups; innovation in methodology or study type; use with slow learners; and emphasis on urban life. Section ii, Juvenile Literature, is also arranged substantially according to guidelines similar to the above. Section iii, Professional Resources, is listed as: (1) Monographs, on the Disadvantaged, Handicaps -- Mental and Physical, Minorities and Intergroup Relations, Rural Education, and Urban Concerns; and (2) Serials and Sources, divided into Bibliographies, and Periodicals. (Rj)
Adult basic education : a bibliography from the Educational Materials Center by Lois Belfield Watt( Book )

4 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This first bibliography prepared by the Educational Materials Center on publications for teaching adults essential basic skills includes only materials which have been specifically developed for adult basic education, which range from 0 through seventh or eighth grade level, and which are on the shelves at the Center, though not available from the Center. Materials include teachers' resources and students' texts organized by curriculum areas, texts for American Indian schools, and materials for adult and for young readers. (eb)
Books related to adult basic education and teaching English to speakers of other languages : a bibliography from the Educational Materials Center by Myra H Thomas( Book )

3 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a two-part bibliography of recently received textbooks and professional resources in the Educational Materials Center. The bibliography on adult basic education lists publications received between September 1968 and May 1970 for teaching adults the first essential skills of reading, writing, arithmetic, community living, and citizenship. Only materials specifically developed for adult basic education are included. Performance levels of materials listed range from 0 through seventh or eighth grade; however, seventh and eighth grade materials are included only if they are part of a sequential program beginning within the elementary grade range. All materials related to teaching English to speakers of other languages published in the United States since 1965 and received in the Center through April 1970 are included in the second part of the bibliography. (Eb)
Science and mathematics books for elementary and secondary schools : a bibliography from the Educational Materials Center by Lois Belfield Watt( Book )

3 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is an annotated bibliography of science and mathematics textbooks and juvenile trade books received in the Educational Materials Center between January, 1969 and February, 1970. The contents are divided into two major sections: Juvenile Literature, and Textbooks for Elementary and Secondary Schools. The first section includes only those books which have been favorably reviewed in at least two major professional journals or representative selective bibliographies. Areas covered are: History and Science; General Science; The Environment; Biology of Animals, Plant Life, and Health; The Earth and Space; Mathematics; Science Fiction; and Picture Books and Easy Reading. All textbooks received in the Center are included in the second section, and are listed by curriculum area: Mathematics; General Science; Biology; Chemistry; Earth Science; and Physics. Auxiliary texts are listed under Mathematics and Science. (Eb)
Books related to English language and literature in elementary and secondary schools : a bibliography from the Educational Materials Center by Lois Belfield Watt( Book )

2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trade and textbooks received at the Educational Materials Center between January 1968 and October 1969 and related to English language and literature programs for elementary and secondary schools are represented in this annotated bibliography. The over-70 textbooks and textbook series are grouped under four headings: language study (composition, grammar and linguistics, speech, spelling), learning to read, literature, and unified texts. The over-200 trade books for supplemental and individualized reading are grouped under the following headings: "About Books and Language, ""Biographies of Writers, ""Fiction, ""Picture Books and Easy Reading, ""Poetry, Verse, and Plays," and "Tales: Old, Retold, or Newly Collected." (Lh)
Education : literature of the profession : a bibliography based on the acquisitions of the Educational Materials Center from April 16, 1966 through December 31, 1968 by Eunice Von Ende( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

South and Southeast Asia : a bibliography by Educational Materials Center (U.S.)( Book )

4 editions published between 1965 and 1966 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Education : literature of the profession : a bibliography based on the acquisitions of the Educational Materials Center from January 1, 1969 through June 30, 1970 by Eunice Von Ende( Book )

2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the eighth bibliography issued by the Educational Materials Center, and lists publications received in the Center since December 31, 1968. Annotations are provided only where the title is not self-explanatory. The entries in the main section are grouped according to subject: education (history, theories, and issues); comparative and international education; educational psychology; educational research; educational sociology and related factors; child development; guidance and personnel services; home-school-community relations; school organization and administration; curriculum development; educational facilities; educational media and technology; rural and urban education; support for education; education of special groups; educational levels; teacher education; teaching of arts and crafts; teaching of English; teaching of foreign languages; teaching of health, physical education, safety education, and recreation; teaching of science and mathematics; teaching of social studies; vocational and technical education; libraries, media centers, and information services; and literature for children and young people. Other sections list indexes, comprehensive bibliographies and statistical digests, journals in education and related periodicals, newsletters, and publishers' addresses. (Mbm)
Textbook classification scheme : for use with elementary and secondary schoolbooks and related publications in educational materials centers by Lois Belfield Watt( Book )

2 editions published between 1964 and 1967 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Education : literature of the profession( )

in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Family life and sex education : a bibliography by Lois Belfield Watt( Book )

1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Family life and sex education; a bibliography compiled by Lois B. Watt [and] Myra H. Thomas by Lois Belfield Watt( Book )

2 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Education : literature of the profession : a bibliography from the Educational Materials Center, Division of Research Training and Dissemination, Bureau of Research by Educational Materials Center (U.S.)( Book )

2 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Education : literature of the profession : a report of the Educational Materials Laboratory, International Studies and Services by Educational Materials Laboratory (U.S.)( Book )

2 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American potpourri [microform] : multi-ethnic books for children and young adults : a bibliography based on the acquisitions of the Educational Materials Center by Mary DeWitt Billings( )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityEducational Materials Laboratory (U.S.)

controlled identityEducational Materials Review Center (U.S.)

United States. Office of Education. Educational Materials Center

Languages
English (45)