LASO Storytime coming September 19

Join the Latin American Student Organization on Thursday September 19 at 6pm for a Latin American Heritage themed story time. More details to come…

BTC Story Time

Join us in the BTC this winter for a series of Saturday Story Times. Story Times are coordinated by the BTC and offered by EIU Registered Student Organizations (RSOs). Each Story Time includes read-alouds on a specific theme and a craft or movement activity related to the story. Story times are free and open to … Continue reading "BTC Story Time"

BTC Display – NCSS Notable Trade Books for Children

This spring, I have the honor to collaborate with Dr. Jay Bickford in the Early Childhood/Elementary/Middle Level Education department and Dr. Bonnie Laughlin-Schultz in the History department. We received an exciting Faculty Development Partnership Grant that will allow our pre-service teachers to evaluate and implement history-based curricula in local schools. With our grant funds, we were … Continue reading "BTC Display – NCSS Notable Trade Books for Children"

Ballenger Teachers Center Top 10

Ballenger Teachers Center Top 10 Here’s a look at the most checked-out items from the library’s Ballenger Teachers Center! “Very Hungry Caterpillar,” by Eric Carle; 800 C192vh 1987. “Rainbow Fish,” by Marcus Pfister; translated by J. Alison James; 800 P45ra. “National Geographic Theme Sets: Floods”; Guided Readers LB1576 .N37 2005x. “National Geographic Theme Sets: Droughts”; … Continue reading "Ballenger Teachers Center Top 10"

Welcome to ABCs with the BTC!

We are excited to launch our new blog, ABCs with the BTC.  We’ll be posing about new resources and events in the Ballenger Teachers Center.