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Department of Instructional Technology & Library Services

  • Welcome
  • Research Process
    Skills Curriculum
  • Research
  • Digital
    Learning Activities
  • Google
  • Digital
  • Contact


Procedures for use of Teacher Resource Center/Computer Lab
(90 Delaware Ave., 2nd Floor)

The Teacher Resource Center/Computer Lab, established in 1981, is a service for individual teachers provided by the Division of Academic Services of the Paterson School District to help increase administrative and staff capacity (Priority IV, Goal 4).  Services available include:

  • loans of sets of novels, professional books, thematic kits, readers theater scripts,
    AV equipment, etc.
  • make-and-take stations such as letter/symbol cutting, lamination
  • access to computers to print off lesson plans, learning centers (in color), and other
    teacher-developed learning aids


Visitation dates/times are determined by the availability of Mr. Vroegindewey or other Academic Services Staff, and every request for service will be addressed in an efficient and responsive manner.


Research Process Skills Curriculum

(Adopted by BOE on 9/18/2013)


pdf I. Rationale

pdf II. Best Practices

pdf III. Research Process Skills Continuum

IV. Research Process Rubrics

pdf Kindergarten

pdf Grades 1-2

pdf Grades 3-4

pdf Grades 5-6

pdf Grades 7-8

pdf Grades 9-12

V. Focus LAL Student Objectives for School Librarians

pdf Grades K-2

pdf Grades 3-5

pdf Grades 6-8

pdf Grades 9-12

VI. Online Resources

pdf Grades K-5

pdf Grades 6-8

pdf Grades 9-12

pdf VII. Works Cited

Google Apps for Education

How to set up your account:

As part of the district's homegrown initiative for GAFE you have been added you to Google apps. To log in you go to and sign in with your The username is the same as your district login id. Your password is ppsstaff until you change it. If you already signed into Google Apps with your ppsstaff account, the password may have been reset to ppsstaff.

Using Google Apps for Education you can use all of Google Drive (Docs, Sheets and Slides) and are able to upload to it. Plus the exciting feature of Google Classroom is available through this login.

Information on how to set up student accounts is forthcoming.


Welcome, Log in

Google Docs overview

Google Classroom Student/Teacher

Google Docs  View only/ Sharing

Google Docs Sharing

New Google Form

Make use of the Google Training Center:


Digital Tools

Susan Sullivan, Education Technology Specialist in the NJDOE Office of Educational Technology, has compiled resources “to support and empower learning.”  You can find the listing, updated daily, at the following site:










Dr. Hafiz Saleem











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