Resources for Teachers

Britannica Social Studies Launch Packs:    Ready-to-use content sets (including informational texts, images, timelines, videos, maps, and primary source documents.)

Britannica Science Launch Packs:   Ready-to-use content sets (including informational texts, images, interactives, timelines, videos, maps, and primary source documents.)

Insignia:  BOCES II New Media Web Site:

Extensive media lending library is available through this BOCES service.  The Insignia Media Portal will be your access point for the thousands of digital resources in the BOCES collection, including streaming video, as well as the reservation of physical items (audio books on iPod shuffles, cameras, etc.). Insignia offers some exciting upgrades from our previous system.
New Login: log in with the same login information used to log into Office 365.

Ebook Central (formally known as ebrary):  
Contains a diverse collection of ebooks, including professional development titles. Titles within the collection include books written by Danielson, Reeves, Marzano...and more.  All eBooks purchased by the SLS allow for unlimited, simultaneous use.  

Off Air Taping
BOCES 2 component schools may request that a program be recorded from any of the Time Warner Cable channels except for those listed as Pay-Per-View or Premium.

Databases and More:
Chart to help you navigate the library databases and find leveled texts.  

Engage New York:  
Common Core Central.  Everything you wanted to know about the Common Core, but were afraid to ask.ere afraid to ask.

Manage and deliver video, anytime, anywhere. 

Lexile Levels: 
A chart that aligns Lexile Ranges to CCR expectations.

New York State Education Department

The latest information from the state education department including information about curriculum standards, the Board of Regents, and School Report Cards.

Royalty free music for s

Teaching Books.Net
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Contains thousands of multimedia resources for both fiction and non-fiction books used in grades K-12. Offerings include author interviews, curriculum guides, audio books, Learning Standards, and several other resources. 

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