Online Lesson Planning and Activity Books for Educators

These subscription resources are provided by either BGSU Libraries or through other Ohio Library cooperatives. Please contact us if you need help using any of these resources or if you can’t find what you are looking for. If you are a faculty member and wish to use any of the books from these collections, make sure to check the ebooks Libguide for details about simultaneous users.

EBook Central (ebrary)

This is a great resource for finding full-text lesson planning and activity books. This database contains full-text books and includes two different collections, the Business & Economics and the Education collections, totaling over 20,000 titles. Users can download chapters in PDF format or full books for up to 14 days in Adobe Digital Editions. A BGSU email username and password is required. Try these sample searches: math and activities or science and lesson plans

Ebooks on EBSCOhost

This is a great resource for finding full-text lesson planning and activity books. A collection of over 15,000 electronic books published between 1934 and 2005, including scholarly, reference, and professional books on all subjects. Readers may check out books or download them to use offline for up to three days. Books in this collection may only be viewed by one user at a time. A BGSU email username and password is required. Try these sample searches: math and activities or science and lesson plans

Educator Tools

Educator Tools, powered by INFOhio, now includes more than 75,000 teacher-approved lesson plans, best practices, articles, websites, and other instructional materials from the Knovation Content Collection, to support personalized learning, project-based learning, and the inquiry process. Some materials may only be accessible within Ohio. Scroll to the bottom of the page to get a password.

SAGE Knowledge: Books and Reference

This is a great resource for finding lesson planning and activity books. Over 4,700 ebooks by world-class authors on topics across the social sciences including academic and supplementary titles, foundational books in core areas of research and debate, accessible student reference, and practical professional titles in education. Click on EDUCATION and browse the different options. Available as a trial through Jun 23rd, 2020. A BGSU email username and password is required.

OhioLINK Electronic Book Center

The OhioLINK Electronic Book Center (EBC) contains both full-text scholarly and reference books as well as full-text literary works in English. These e-books were purchased by Ohio academic libraries and cover a wide range of disciplines. The EBC American & English Literature Collection contains over 290,000 full-text poems, plays and prose works, including the complete works of William Shakespeare and William Butler Yeats. You may also separately search the Poetry Subcollection and the Drama Subcollection. A BGSU email username and password is required.

Teaching Books

Access hundreds of thousands of activities, discussion guides, and lesson plans for more than 65,000 children's and young adult books. A BGSU email username and password is required.