The Literacy Lab provides ULM students with a professional media lab/curriculum library where students can extend their learning, plan their lessons, and have access to materials needed to fulfill Professional Block requirements. In addition, the Literacy Lab is open to the public, especially for local school teachers and educators who need asscess to these types of materials.
The Literacy Lab houses lab/library materials such as children's literature, subscriptions to Mailbox and Booklinks (classroom sources), an electric subscription to a premier children's literature database, a subscription to ed.helper.com, a laminating machine, literacy, math, and resource materials for lesson planning.
Strauss Hall #206
700 University Avenue
Monroe, LA 71209
Hours of Operation:
The Literacy Lab is open year round and a varying times during the day based on ULM's acdemic schedule. Please check with the Department of Curriculum, Instruction and Leadership for current hours of operation, (318) 342-1266.
About the CEHD Literacy Lab:
In partnership with Scholastic Inc., and founding faculty Dr. Beth Ricks, Dr. Lynn
Clark, Dr. Ava Pugh, Dr. Sherlyn Powell and faculty members throughout campus secured
the latest technological resources, as well as emerging research on education from
Strong literacy skills impact an individual's ability to fully participate in society, understand public issues, and lay the foundation upon which labor market skills are built.
The complexity of today's world means that individuals need to have some level of proficiency in reading, mathematics and science in order to understand and participate fully in economic and social life – and the ability to raise proficiency levels in this area is directly related to our ability to produce outstanding educators.