Databases for Children and Young Adults
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*Citavi - Free reference manager and knowledge organization
EasyBib: Free Bibliography and Citation Maker
EndNote (requires purchase, large expense)
*Mendeley - Free citation management system
NoodleTools (requires inexpensive annual subscription)
RefWorks (requires annual subscription, medium expense)
BibMe: Free Bibliography and Citation Maker
*Union College Library favorites
Eurydice: The Information Network on Education in Europe
Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System(IPEDS)
Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research : Search more than 500,000 digital files containing social science research data
Open Doors Online
The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
School District Demographics System (SDDS)
Schools and Staffing Survey(SASS)
State Education Data Profiles
UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS)
U.S. Census Bureau: School Enrollment
- EBSCOhost App
- Open Culture's K-12 Collection: 200+Free Video Lessons, Apps, Books, & More
- The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore (iTunes): Oscar wining short as an interactive app that is part picture book, part animated film. Physical format available at E 813.6 J85 2012.
- PopOut!: The Tale of Peter Rabbit (Android & iTunes): Interactive book app that brings Beatrix Potter’s wonderful original illustrations to life.
- Alice for iPad (iTunes): groundbreaking app with pictures that move and animate as you tilt your iPad.
- Barefoot World Atlas (iTunes): a magical interactive 3D globe that invites children to interact with geography.
Useful Web Sites
ALA: Great Websites for Kids
Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids
CIRCLE - Seventh-day Adventist clearinghouse for curriculum and other instruction resources
CK12.org FlexBooks - Open access e-textbooks for K-12
Discovery Education Lesson Plans - Free lesson plans written by teachers for teachers from elementary to high school students.
The Educator's Reference Desk - Information Institute of Syracuse
The Gateway to Education Materials - U.S. Department of Education
PBS Teachers - Resources for the Classroom
Pathways - Integrated literacy program from the North American Division
Scijinks -NOAA and NASA site on meteorology and climate for kids
Smithsonian Education Lesson Plans - Browse lesson plans by subject, grade, or keyword and access Smithsonian collections, programs, and learning resources.
Space Place -NASA for kids
APA Style Guide from the Monroe C. Gutman Library at the Harvard Graduate School of Education
National Education Association (NEA) America's largest professional employee org.; advocating for education from pre-school to university.
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)
National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)
National Council for Social Studies (NCSS)
Music Teachers National Association (MTNA)
National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE)
National Art Education Association (NAEA)
Education Nation / Milton Chen
Waiting for "Superman": How We Can Save America's Failing Public Schools/ Karl Weber (DVD also available)
2 Million Minutes (DVD): the 21st Century Solution / Robert A. Compton
Why Race and Culture Matter in Schools / Tyrone C. Howard
eBooks from EBSCOhost
Handbook for the Art and Science of Teaching/ Robert J. Marzano and John L. Brown
New Model of School Discipline: Engaging Students and Preventing Behavior Problems / David R. Dupper
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Bibliography for EDUC 346 Special Education in the Classroom
Bender, W. N. (2008). Differentiating instruction for students with learning disabilities. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.
Callard-Szulgit, R. S. (2005). Teaching the gifted in the inclusion classroom. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Education.
Deshler, D. D., and Schumaker, J. B. (2006). Teaching adolescents with disabilities. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.
Farrell, M. (2006). The effective teacher’s guide to sensory impairment and physical disability. Retrieved from eBooks on EBSCOhost.
Maanum, J. L. (2009). The general educator’s guide to special education. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.
Martin, L. C. (2009). Strategies for teaching students with learning disabilities. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.
Osgood, R. L. (2005). The history of inclusion in the United States. Washington, D.C.: Gallaudet University Press.
Pierangelo, R., and Giuliani, G. (2008). Classroom management for students with emotional and behavioral disorders. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.
Proulx-Schirduan, V., Shearer, C. B., and Case, K. I. (2009). Mindful education for ADHD Students. New York: Teachers College Press.
Russo, C. J., and Osborne, A. G. (2009). Section 504 and the ADA. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.
Shelton, C. F., and Pollingue, A. B. (2009). The exceptional teacher’s handbook. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.