We’ve built this portal as a way to reorganize both TADL and curated online resources in a user-friendly format. It’s our goal to be as helpful as we can to the community in this evolving landscape. If you have specific requests or would like more information we’d love to hear from you! Our Facebook page and our reference email are both always available.
MeL EduPaths Courses – Designed for educators, anyone can create a FREE EduPaths account and take these courses.
- Intro to Michigan’s Best Kept FREE Secret
- What Every Educator Should Know
- Michigan eLibrary: Supporting Early Literacy
- Michigan eLibrary: Career, College & Military Preparation
MeL’s eResources present an enormous amount of content to support healthy information literacy habits as well as the Michigan Department of Education’s K-12 Curriculum Standards, Essential Instructional Practices in Literacy and the Michigan Integrated Technology Competencies for Students (MITECS). This guide makes connections from MeL content to these instructional competencies.
TADL has a wide range of technology to supplement what your students have available at home and/or at school. These resources include our:
- Public computer lab
- Hotspots and computers parents can check out
- Free Wifi in the Main Library parking lot and on the Main Library grounds
- 3D printing
An important component of learning technology is media literacy – being able to not just use the technology but also to comprehend and vet information to make good decisions in research and discovery. Media literacy resources include:
Lesson plans for evaluating digital information
The library is working to procure books and materials referenced during WiredTC conferences. When the books arrive we will link them here!
Library of Things
TADL has an assortment of learning tools available in our Library of Things! This includes musical instruments, digital recording devices, A/V equipment, board and yard games, a telescope, art projector, and more.
When families NEED to get out of the house!