The Educational Resources Cooperative includes access for participating ESC-20 districts to a variety of online resources and services that support digital literacies and school libraries in all content areas. Membership also includes access to the Living Science Materials Center to support science instruction.
Here's what educators can access and use with co-op membership:
Visit the Educational Resources Member page for access to:
NEW in 2018-19 in addition to the above listing
Attendance at the regional Library Resource Roundup at a reduced cost to members.
Registration through Connect20 when available.
Selected professional development workshops at no cost to members.
Districts participating in the Educational Resources Co-op are invited and encouraged to incorporate living science materials into day-to-day teaching activities. Living Science materials include over 100 living specimens! Small mammals (hamsters, rats, mice and gerbils), non-poisonous snakes, fish, live frogs, plants, flower and vegetable seeds, micro-organisms, preserved specimen, prepared petri dishes and de-ionized water may be ordered in participating districts at no cost to teachers.
Access the Living Science Order Form or the
Educational Resources Member page.
Access to Facts On File online resources for an additional fee - a package of 11 resources (available to renewing subscribers only).
Includes American History Online (also American Woman's History plus US Government), Modern World History, Ancient and Medieval History, African American History, American Indian History, Bloom's Literary Reference, Curriculum Resource Center, Science Online (includes Biomes of the Earth, Energy and the Environment, Essential Chemistry, Genetics and Evolution, Global Warming, Green Technology, The Human Body: How it Works, Physics in Action, and The Plant World), Health Reference Center, World Geography and Culture, and Ferguson's Career Guidance Center.
eBook Collections from EBSCO for an additional fee (for schools not participating in TexQuest)
ESC-20 provides van delivery services to all districts participating in the Educational Resources Cooperative.
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