COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

 

SUPTS. MEMO NO. 79

April 15, 2005

 

INFORMATIONAL


TO:

Division Superintendents

 

FROM:

Jo Lynne DeMary

Superintendent of Public Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

Teacher Resource Catalog CD-ROM for Teachers of United States History to 1877, United States History: 1877 to the Present, and Civics and Economics

 

The Virginia Department of Education is pleased to provide a Teacher Resource Catalog CD-ROM in Microsoft Word and .pdf formats for teachers of United States History to 1877, United States History: 1877 to the Present, and Civics and Economics. This resource catalog contains copies of Virginia Department of Education documents pertinent to the targeted History and Social Science Standards of Learning. The Teacher Resource Catalog CD-ROM is intended to assist teachers in developing their lessons by providing key documents and informational memorandums. These documents are listed under two topics: Planning and Teaching Documents and Background Information Documents for each course.

 

The approximate numbers of Teacher Resource Catalog CD-ROM for each of your teachers of United States History to 1877, United States History: 1877 to the Present, and Civics and Economics are scheduled to be mailed to your central office during the week of April 25-29, 2005. If you need additional copies, please feel free to reproduce the Teacher Resource Catalog CD-ROM. The information is also available on the Internet at http://teacherresourcecatalog.pwnet.org/.

 

For more information, please contact Beverly Thurston, Beverly.Thurston@doe.virginia.gov, coordinator, history and social science, Office of Middle and High School Instruction, at (804) 225-2893 or Betsy Barton, Betsy.Barton@doe.virginia.gov, elementary history and social science specialist, Office of Elementary Instructional Services, at (804) 225-3454.

 

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