Rand McNally is offering Nebraska librarians and media specialists trial access to their Rand McNally Classroom through April 15, 2009.
Description: Rand McNally Classroom is designed to support classroom instruction in social studies, geography, and history. The site is teacher- and student-friendly, easy-to-use, and loaded with curriculum relevant maps, games and activities, and teaching materials for K-12 classrooms. Accessible at school or at home, it contains more than 1,800+ reference, special topic, and history maps from the world down to your very own community, which can be printed, viewed, and saved. The reference content has been developed exclusively by Rand McNally editors and cartographers to ensure accuracy, and the site is free from advertisements. The site includes:
- Dozens of editable lesson plans and assessments by skill level
- State studies articles and Q&A
- Current events and "Where in the World?" features
- Interactive map and globe skill-builders, games, and activities
- Map compatibility with interactive whiteboards
Trial URL: http://randmcnallyclassroom.com
Login information was originally distributed via a March 17, 2009 message to the Trial mailing list. If you are a Nebraska librarian or media specialist and you didn't receive this information or need to have it sent to you again, please email Susan Knisely.
Trial Dates: 3/17/2009 through 4/15/2009
Pricing: Pricing is available upon request. Discounts are dependent on number of schools/libraries that subscribe.
For problems or questions during the trial call 800-678-RAND (-7263), Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Central Time.