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Encyclopedia of educational research
R370.3 E56 V.1-V.4
It is designed as a major work of scholarship to enlighten and guide readers on matters relating to educational research.

Encyclopedia of education
R370.3 E56b
It aims to provide as much information as it holds about educational administration, teaching, methods, legislations and reports, examination, teaching aids, the primary schools, the secondary schools, further and higher education, the history and philosophy of education, and the scores of other topics into which education divides itself.

Encyclopedia of American education
R370.973 U574e 2007 V.1-V.3
It is designed as an easy-to-use reference for entire educational community, students, teachers, librarians, parents, school administrators, school board members, legislators and all others affiliated with or interested in education and the education process.

Higher education in the United States: an encyclopedia
R 378.7303 H638
The two volumes provide a considerate richness in diversity of topics and authors and reflect the many complex dimensions of college and university life.

The Almanac of American Education
R370 A445g 2007
It serves as a guide to understanding and comparing the quality of education at the national, state, and county levels.

Encyclopedia of African American Education
NR371.97 E56
It is an essential, comprehensive reference tool for researchers, teachers, scholars, students who need information about the education of African-Americans in the United States.


Educational Measurement
R371.26 E24 2006

Educator’s Handbook on Effective Testing
R371.26 E24f

Handbook of Learning Disabilities
R371.926 H236

Special Education: a Reference Handbook
R371.9097 S121

Handbook of Research on Teaching
R371.107 H236

African American Education – a Reference Handbook
NR370.8996 J12

APA concise dictionary of psychology
R150.3 A639

General Books

Du Bois on education
N370.8996 D816p

A Teacher’s guide to Classroom Assessment: Understanding and Using Assessment to Improve Student Learning
371.27 B986t CEL

Computer Education for Teachers Integrating Technology into Classroom Teaching
370.285 S531c 2009 CEL

Assessment for Reading Instruction
372.48 M155

Classroom Assessment and Learning
371.26 G786 CEL

How learning works: seven research-based principles for smart teaching
371.102 H847a CEL

Exploring leadership: for college students who want to make a difference
378.198 K818e 2007

Science essentials, elementary level: lessons and activities for test preparation
372.3504 H236 CEL

Science essentials, middle school level: lessons and activities for test preparation
507.1273 H236 Mid Sch CEL

Science essentials, high school level: lessons and activities for test preparation
507.1273 H236 High Sch CEL

Standardized testing
378.1662 S785h CEL

The Praxis series official guide
378.1662 P919 2007

Electronic Books

Handbook for Enhancing Professional Practice : Using the Framework for Teaching in Your School
Full Text Available Danielson, Charlotte. Assoc. for Supervision and Curriculum Development. 2008. eBook. 177p.

Urban Education : A Handbook for Educators and Parents Full Text Available Breault, Donna Adair; Allen, Louise Anderson. In: Handbooks for educators and parents. Greenwood Publishing Group. 2008. eBook. 166p.

Teacher's Guide to Multisensory Learning : Improving Literacy By Engaging the Senses
Full Text Available Baines, Lawrence. Assoc. for Supervision and Curriculum Development. 2008. eBook. 208p.

Educator's Guide to Preventing and Solving Discipline Problems
Full Text Available Boynton, Mark; Boynton, Christine. Assoc. for Supervision and Curriculum Development. 2005. eBook.

Unauthorized Teacher's Survival Guide : An Essential Reference for Both New and Experienced Educators! Full Text Available Warner, Jack; Bryan, Clyde; Warner, Diane. 3rd ed. Jist Publishing. 2006. eBook. 208p.

Improving Behaviour and Attendance at School Full Text Available Hallam, Susan; Rogers, Lynne. McGraw-Hill International (UK) Limited. 2008. eBook. 302p.

Student's Guide to Studying Psychology Full Text Available Heffernan, Thomas M. 3rd ed.

McGraw-Hill's Praxis I & II Exam, Full Text Available Rozakis, Laurie. McGraw-Hill Professional. 2005.

Enhancing Learning Through Technology Full Text Available Sorensen, Elsebeth Korsgaard; Murchu, Daithi O. IGI Global. 2006.

Understanding Assessment and Evaluation in Early Childhood Education Full Text Available Gullo, Dominic F. In: Early childhood education series. 2nd ed. Teachers College Press. 2005.

Meaningful Urban Education Reform : Confronting the Learning Crisis in Mathematics and Science Full Text Available Borman, Kathryn M. In: SUNY series, power, social identity, and education. State University of New York Press. 2005.

Behavior Analysis for Effective Teaching Full Text Available Vargas, Julie S. Taylor &

How to Study & Learn : Your Practical Guide to Effective Study Skills Full Text Available Marshall, Peter. 2nd ed. How To Books, Ltd. 1996. eBook. 144p. Francis Routledge. 2009. eBook. 362p.

Educating Everybody's Children : Diverse Teaching Strategies for Diverse Learners Full Text Available Cole, Robert W. Rev. and expanded 2nd ed. Assoc. for Supervision and Curriculum Development. 2008. eBook. 295p.

Understanding Effective Learning : Strategies for the Classroom Full Text Available Hewitt, Des. McGraw-Hill International (UK) Limited. 2008. eBook. 179p.

Spelling, Handwriting and Dyslexia : Overcoming Barriers to Learning Full Text Available Montgomery, Diane. Taylor & Francis Routledge. 2007. eBook. 208p.

Effective Teacher's Guide to Autism and Communication Difficulties : Practical Strategies Full Text Available Farrell, Michael. In: New directions in special educational needs. Taylor & Francis Routledge. 2006. eBook. 104p.

Helping With Behaviour : Establishing the Positive and Addressing the Difficult in the Early Years Full Text Available Roffey, Sue. In: Nursery world/Routledge essential guides for early years practitioners. Taylor & Francis Routledge. 2006. eBook. 155p.

Moral Education : Beyond the Teaching of Right and Wrong Full Text Available Wringe, Colin. In: Philosophy and education ; v. 14. Springer Science & Business Media. 2006. eBook. 185p.

Effective Teacher's Guide to Behavioural, Emotional and Social Difficulties : Practical Strategies Full Text Available Farrell, Michael. In: New directions in special educational needs. Taylor & Francis Routledge. 2006. eBook. 95p.

Linking Science & Literacy in the K-8 Classroom Full Text Available Douglas, Rowena. National Science Teachers Association. 2006. eBook. 441p.

Improving Mathematics and Science Education : A Longitudinal Investigation of the Relationship between Reform-oriented Instruction and Student Achievement Full Text Available Le, Vi-Nhuan. RAND. 2006. eBook. 91p.

Essentials of Mathematics, K-6 : Effective Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment Full Text Available Checkley, Kathy. In: Priorities in practice. Assoc. for Supervision and Curriculum Development. 2006. eBook.

How to Teach So Students Remember Full Text Available Sprenger, Marilee. Assoc. for Supervision and Curriculum Development. 2005. eBook. 205p.

Art of Teaching Full Text Available Parini, Jay. Oxford University Press. 2005. eBook. 160p.

Teaching With the Brain in Mind Full Text Available Jensen, Eric. 2nd ed., rev. and updated. Assoc. for Supervision and Curriculum Development. 2005. eBook. 186p.

Teaching Children With Autism and Related Spectrum Disorders : An Art and a Science Full Text Available Magnusen, Christy. Jessica Kingsley Publishers. 2005. eBook. 125p.

How to Work With Standards in the Early Childhood Classroom Full Text Available Seefeldt, Carol. In: Early childhood education series. Teachers College Press. 2005. eBook. 129p.

Emotional Development of Young Children : Building an Emotion-centered Curriculum Full Text Available Hyson, Marilou. In: Early childhood education series. 2nd ed. Teachers College Press. 2004. eBook. 193p.

Electronic Databases


Academic Search Elite

Academic institutions worldwide depend on this database as their core resource of scholarly information. Academic Search Elite contains full text for more than 2,100 journals. More than 140 journals have PDF images dating back to 1985. The database includes PDF images for the great majority of journals; many of these PDF’s are native (searchable) or scanned-in-color.

MAS Ultra – School Edition

Designed specifically for high school libraries, this database contains full text for nearly 500 popular, high school magazines. MAS Ultra – School Edition also provides more than 360 full text reference books, 85,670 biographies, 105,786 primary source documents, and a School Image Collection of photos, maps & flags, color PDFs and expanded full text backfiles (back to 1975) for key magazines.

Primary Search

Primary Search provides full text for more than 70 popular, magazines for elementary school research. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles), and full text information dates as far back as 1990.

Funk & Wagnall New World Encyclopedia

This database provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.


Educator's Reference Complete

It contains more than 1,100 periodicals and 200 reports from the U.S. Department of Education. A resource for any educator - from school teachers and administrators to those studying in the field at the collegiate and graduate level. Provides full-text results for nearly half of the journal titles found in ERIC.

Educators 200

A customized selection of journals selected by your institution powered by InfoTrac.

General Reference Center Gold

General interest database that integrates a variety of sources - newspapers, reference books, magazines, and trade publications. Find articles on current events, popular culture, business and industry trends, the arts and sciences, sports, hobbies, and more.

LearningExpress Library

Whatever your goal, LearningExpress Library's resources will help you succeed. Each of our Learning Centers offers the practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks, and information you need to achieve the results you want—at school, at work, or in life. Looking to land a job? You'll find an entire Learning Center dedicated to helping you get the one that's right for you.


Curriculum Tools

The Issues & Controversies On File database provides a concise and thoroughly researched summary of issues and controversies in today's news, including historical background on the issues and a synopsis of all sides of the debate. The Curriculum Tools provide supplementary features that help both students and teachers get the most out of the information available in the database and put it to use. Students can find special guides to researching the major issues and controversies of the day, and to using their findings in assignments. Teachers will find creative classroom activities and homework assignments, as well as helpful guides to teaching with Issues & Controversies.

Web Resources

United States Department of Education

A well organized site with information, statistics, full text of report, news, and links to other organizations and web sites.
National Center for Education Statistics

This subdivision of the Department of Education site contains the Encyclopedia of ED Statistics, Fast Facts, Digest of Education Statistics, The Condition of Education, and the Third International Mathematics and Science Study(TIMSS).

Free – Federal Resources for Educational Excellence

It is a federally sponsored site with more than 1600 teaching and learning resources in a variety of subjects. Resources are searchable and well maintained.

PBS Teachers: Resources for the Classroom

It includes a wide variety of curriculum resources based on national educational standards.
It provides PreK-12 educational resources and activities for educators tied to PBS programming and correlated to local and national standards.

Teachers (Library of Congress)

It provides resources for teachers, the ready-to-use materials that bring the Library’s primary sources into the classroom.

Peterson's Education Center
Peterson's Education Center brings together, consistently organized information about educational opportunities at all levels, and gives individuals the ability to search Peterson's databases as well as to request more information.

Read, Write, Think


It provides educators and students access to the highest quality practices and resources in reading and language arts instruction.

Kathy Schrock’s Guide for Educators
It offers teacher resources, including categorized lists of sites that are useful for enhancing curriculum and professional growth.

It lists sites useful for enhancing curriculum and professional growth. Updated often to include the best sites for teaching and learning.

Children's Literature Web Guide
This guide is an attempt to gather and categorize the growing number of Internet resources related to books for children and young adults.

Educator’s Reference Desk – Lesson Plans


It contains more than 2000 unique lesson plans which have been written and submitted to AskERIC by teachers from all over the United States and the world.

Math Lesson Plans and Other Resources
It links to lesson plans, activities and other resources on the web.

Science Learning Network
Science resource for K-8 teachers students.

Teachers Helping Teachers

This site is completely by and for teachers. It offers something for everyone in the field. The home page links to the expected areas of interest; math, science, language arts, social studies where the user will find tips and lesson plans related to the topic and the site also offers a newsgroup style forum for sharing ideas and questions.

Children's Literature Web Guide
This guide is an attempt to gather and categorize the growing number of Internet resources related to books for children and young adults.


The Educational Testing Center (ETS)


FAQ/Finding Information About Psychological Tests


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