SCED Subject Gateway
Provides a comprehensive description of education worldwide. Approximately 900 articles offer a view of the institutions, people, processes, and products found in educational practice.
Located in Cook Library: Reference | LC4704.5 .T86
Located in Cook Library: Reference | LC5131 .P7
The Sage Reference Online collection offers a dozen encyclopedias with topics relating to education.
This country-by-country survey of educational systems includes essays on the histories, legal foundations, and primary and secondary educational systems of 233 countries, as well as current coverage of reorganized educational systems and technological advances.
Indexes journals in a variety of subjects, including education. Many full-text articles are available.
Topics covered include all levels of education from early childhood to higher education, and all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education, and testing, including areas of curriculum instruction as well as administration, policy, funding, and related social issues.
Contains materials in all areas of education and at all levels from preschool through college. Provides citation and abstract information from over 750 educational journals and related documents from the Educational Resource Information Center educational symposium report literature dating back to 1967.
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstract (LISTA) indexes more than 600 periodicals, plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more.
Contains 15 full text journals plus news of interest to literacy educators, policy studies, summaries of national, local and state education issues. Click on "Institutional IP Access" to see full text journals.
Designed for professional educators, this database provides a highly specialized collection of nearly 520 high quality education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles.
The Children's Literature Comprehensive Database (CLCD) is an acquisition, research, and reference service that offers more than 280,000 reviews of children's books--all full text searchable from 36 review sources. Reviewers include book authors, librarians, writers and editors, teachers, children's literature specialists and physicians.
Provides an easy to understand listing of Dewey Decimal Classification numbers and what they mean.
Content is geared to readers in grades 6-12 and includes more than 460 popular, high school magazines; 50,000 biographies; and 60,000 primary sources. Searchable by lexile.
Enter a Lexile measure, select particular reader interests, and find books that fit the perameters. English and Spanish.
Includes biography & criticism of children's authors.
The Encyclopedia documents and interprets books read by children throughout the world. With a global perspective, it includes brief biographies of every major author and illustrator. Also included are feature essays on all genres of children's literature, individual works, and prominent trends and themes, as well as general essays on the traditions of children's literature in many countries throughout the world.
Gale's™ acclaimed and long-standing Something About the Author series examines the lives and works of authors and illustrators for children and young adults and is the preeminent source on authors and literature for young people.
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Location: Reference Collection (3rd/main floor)
Call Number: PN1009.A1C65
TeachingBooks provides access to authors, illustrators and book resources, and is designed for teachers to generate enthusiasm for books and reading. Content includes author interviews; in-studio movies of authors and illustrators; audio excerpts of professional book readings; thematic booklists for teachers; book awards; and links to children's and young adult literature.
A collection of American history digital videos that allows students and researchers to analyze historical events, the presentation of historical events over time. Includes commercial and governmental newsreels, archival footage, public affairs footage, and important documentaries.
An online collection of streaming video developed specifically for training and developing teachers, including videos on teaching demonstrations, lectures, documentaries, and primary-source footage of students and teachers in actual classrooms. On completion the collection will include 1,000 videos.
An e-book database covering more than 220 academic disciplines, including education.
Provides a collection of over 4,560 electronic books, including reference books and books on topics in education.
The Mental Measurements Yearbook consists of full-text descriptive entries, references, and full-text critical reviews of more than 2,200 educational, psychological and vocational assessment tools.
The Center for Applied Special Technology, CAST, is a source for Universal Design for Learning (UDL) information and lesson plans.
Overview of 50 major theories of learning & instruction.
Lesson plans for all ages and a wide variety of topics.
Open access lesson plans for grades K - 12.
The State Curriculum is the document that aligns the Maryland Content Standards and the Maryland Assessment Program and will be available in a number of formats for teachers, central office staff, students, parents, and the other stakeholders.
UDL is a flexible approach to curriculum design that offers all learners full and equal opportunities to learn.
enrollment, achievement, dropout rates, finance, graduation rates, internet access, parental involvement, safety and more. Includes Nation's Report Card.
NAEP - National Assessment of Educational Progress