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Education, Curriculum, and Professional Resources

Curriculum Resources: LibrarySearch

Curriculum lab: Browse or search within curriculum materials in the Nanaimo Campus Library

Add desired search terms, for example:

"curriculum lab" ("first nations" OR aboriginal OR indigenous OR "indians of north america" OR "native peoples")

Please note these "grade level" alphabetical indicators* in considering content fit for reader:

k=kindergarten s= secondary
p=primary t=teacher material
i= intermediate  


The Curriculum Lab is located on the 4th floor of the VIU Library Nanaimo campus. For assistance in finding resources, please see our Service Desk.

* For an overview of considerations related to reading level indicators see: D'Orio, W. (2020). Where did leveling go wrong?: Reading levels unfairly label learners, say critics. research behind the system is also under question. School Library Journal, 66(2), 22.

Curriculum Resources (French): LibrarySearch

View and search within French language curriculum resources.

LibrarySearch: Find articles, books and more

ERIC: Find education literature by audience, level, publication type & more

Using the ERIC index, you can focus on education literature according to...

  • audience (teacher, parent, administrator, etc.)
  • level (grade or other category)
  • publication type (book, article, thesis, report, test, more)
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