Idea Factory

Welcome to the Idea Factory where you can create visuals, manipulatives and more to enhance your lesson plans and teaching.

The Idea Factory houses over 800 Ellison Diecuts, including seven different letter options and diecuts for every subject/occasion. There are also laminating machines, a comb binder, and more. Visit the Idea Factory Pinterest board to see examples of projects.

Location: In room 031 of the Instructional Materials Center (lower level of Belk Library).

Eligible users include:

  • Students and Faculty in the Reich College of Education
    • Present your AppCard
    • Per semester supply limits are posted in the Idea Factory
  • Teachers employed in North Carolina public school districts


Visit the Virtual Idea Factory LibGuide to find resources for digital creation.