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Education Curriculum Lab: Award Books

The Lab provides students, faculty, staff, and the community educational resources and other materials.



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In addition, e-books are available through our WorldCat.  (online catalog)


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Praxis I and II Exams Study E-Resources via Learning Express, Inc. (KYVL) and Plus



Publishers Weekly:

By. B Walter

Links: Lessons and Unit Plans for the School of Education



Copyright and Fair Use in the Classroom:

Children:  Elementary:

English and Literature:

Health and Physical Education:





Websites are related directly to science standards and classroom implementation, some of which have e-lesson links/examples.

KDE Science website:

Next Generation Science Standards website:

Next Generation Science Standards example Units (elementary through high school):

5E Instructional Model websites:

BSCS (originators of the 5E model) -- includes example units in the Educator Resource Center


Catlin Tucker (includes how to do 5E online):

Social Studies:

Special Education:




By:  Bobby Walter, Reference/Distance Education Librarian





KYVL online:

FREE online e-resources:

Power-loaded tests interface:

An option:

Distance education students can go to any “public”

library and any FoKAL ( institution within Kentucky and access the KYVL databases:

The public and academic librarians will be able to assist students with accessing the online Praxis resources via of Learning Express (KYVL).

Off-campus/remote access:

Students can access the Praxis I Exam mathematics exercises at:

Then, after they register, go to:

KSU’s Thorobred Learning Center:

24/7 Online Tutoring:


eBook Academic Collection

·         Others:

·         Various Online Resources

·         Microsoft Learning Tools

Praxis II:

Register first at

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The Kentucky Department of Education Textbooks and Instructional Materials

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The Kentucky Department of Education is a service agency of the Commonwealth of Kentucky. The department provides resources and guidance to Kentucky's public schools and districts as they implement the state's K-12 education requirements. The department also serves as the state liaison for federal education requirements and funding opportunities.
Bobby Walter,  M.L.I.S.
Reference/Distance Education Librarian

Paul G. Blazer Library
                             Onward. Upward. Forward.

FoKAL Group Borrowing

One will have to go in person to the institution to borrow items or use their onsite electronic databases as a KSU student and faculty member.


Kentucky State University, Blazer Library holds membership in the Federation of Kentucky Academic Libraries (FoKAL).  As a member, our faculty, staff and students have reciprocal borrowing and access to resources and materials that support the mission and programs of the FoKAL member institutions.  Reciprocal institutions have the right to limit access to some resources/services such as special collections, audio-visuals, and electronic databases requiring institutional passwords. Loan periods, rules and regulations, etc. are determined by the lending institution.

To register at member institutions, you will be required to show:

  • Your current institution's photo ID.
  • If your photo is not present on your ID you must provide a second form of current photo identification.

 FoKal Institutions include:

Alice Lloyd College

Asbury College

Asbury Theological Seminary

Ashland Community and Technical College

Bellarmine University

Berea College

Big Sandy Community and Technical College

Bluegrass Community and Technical College

Bowling Green Technical College

Brescia University

Campbellsville University

Centre College

Clear Creek Baptist Bible College

Eastern Kentucky University

Elizabethtown Community and Technical College

Frontier School of Midwifery and Family Nursing

Gateway Community and Technical College

Georgetown College

Hazard Community and Technical College

Henderson Community College

Hopkinsville Community College

Jefferson Community and Technical College

Kentucky Christian University

Kentucky State University

Kentucky Wesleyan College

Lexington Theological Seminary

Lindsey Wilson College

Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary

Madisonville Community College

Maysville Community and Technical College

Mid-Continent University

Midway College

Morehead State University

Murray State University

Northern Kentucky University

Owensboro Community and Technical College

Pikeville College

S.E. KY Community and Technical College

Somerset Community College

Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Spalding University

Thomas More College

Transylvania University

Union College

University of Kentucky

University of Louisville

University of the Cumberlands

West KY Community and Technical College

Western Kentucky University

    By:  S. Stuckey & B. Walter