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Early Childhood Education Reference Guide

LCC Browsing Areas:

 

L- Education
LA - History of Education
LB - Theory and Practice
LC - Special Aspects
LD - Individual U.S. Institutions
LH - College and school publications
LJ - Student Fraternities and societies
LT - Textbook

Z – Bibliography, Library Science

 

OUC Reference Resources:

  • A to Zoo: Subject Access to Children's Picture Books - Z1037 .L715 2001

·         Academic Content Standards  - LB2806.15 

  • The Assessment Debate: A Reference Handbook - LB3051 .S66 2001
  • Best Books for Children Preschool Through Grade 6 - Z1037 .G48 2002
  • Biographical Dictionary of Modern American Educators - LA2311 .O55 1997
  • The Educator's Desk Reference (EDR) : A Sourcebook of Educational Information and Research - LB1028.27.U6 F74 2002
  • Encyclopedia of American Education - LB17 .U54 2001
  • Encyclopedia of Early Childhood Education - LB1139.25 .E53 1992
  • Encyclopedia of Education   2nd  edition - LB15 .E47 2003
  • Encyclopedia of Learning Disabilities - LC4704.5 .T86 2002
  • Encyclopedia of Multicultural Education - LC1099.3 .M58 1999 
  • Special Education: A Reference Handbook - LC3051 .S66 2001
  • World Education Encyclopedia - LB15 .W87 2002

OUC Print Journals:

  • Child Development
  • Child Study Journal
  • Childhood Education
  • Early Childhood Education Journal 
  • Education and Training in Mental Retardation and Development
  • Education Digest
  • Elementary School Journal
  • Exceptional Children
  • Focus
  • Harvard Educational Review
  • Horn Book Guide
  • Horn Book Magazine
  • Instructor
  • Journal of Developmental Education
  • Journal of Educational Psychology
  • Journal of Educational Research
  • Journal of Learning Disabilities
  • Journal of Research in Childhood Education
  • Learning
  • Mathematics Teacher
  • Media & Methods
  • NEA Today
  • NSTA Reports
  • Phi Delta Kappan
  • Reading Teacher
  • Review of Educational Research
  • Science & Children
  • Social Education
  • Sociology of Education
  • Teaching Children Mathematics

Education  Databases:

·         Academic Search Complete – “Indexes nearly 11,000 scholarly and other publications covering various academic areas of study.”  Some full-text  Good for basic research

·         EdITLib Digital Library for Information Technology and Education  - “Database of full-text peer-reviewed and published international journal articles and proceedings papers related to all aspects of Educational Technology and E-Learning.” 

·         Education Full Text – “Indexes and abstracts articles of at least one column in length from English-language periodicals and yearbooks published in the United States and elsewhere. English-language books relating to education published in 1995 or later are also indexed.”  Some full text. 

·         Education Research Complete – “Article database covering the field of education, including curriculum instruction as well as administration, policy, funding, and related social issues.”  Some full-text 

·         ERIC – “Indexes approximately 900 journals and the ERIC document collection; covers the field of education and related fields.”  Some full text

·         Teacher Reference Center (TRC) – “A database covering popular and scholarly periodicals as well as book chapters relating to K-12 education.”

·         PsycINFO “Index to articles in over 2,000 scholarly journals in the field of psychology and related disciplines,” such as education.   Some full-text 

Education Websites:

·         United States Department of Education - http://www.ed.gov/index.jhtml - Provides teaching resources, lesson plans, education articles, and other information for teachers’ professional development.

·         Ohio Department of Education - http://www.ode.state.oh.us/GD/Templates/Pages/ODE/ODEDefaultPage.aspx?page=1 – Offers teaching tools, education news, teacher resources, content standards, job information and other professional development tools for Ohio teachers.

·         List of Caldecott Medal Winners and Honor Books  -http://www.ala.org/ala/alsc/awardsscholarships/literaryawds/caldecottmedal/caldecottmedal.htm

·          List of Newbery Medal Winners and Honor Books - http://www.ala.org/ala/alsc/awardsscholarships/literaryawds/newberymedal/newberymedal.htm   

·         Teacher’s Domain: Multimedia Resources for the Classroom and Professional Development - http://www.teachersdomain.org/ - An online educational resource that offers collections and courses with multimedia from public television, images, video and audio clips, interactive, and “media-rich lesson plans.” Also has a Special Collection of courses in Physical, Life and Earth Sciences for elementary, middle, and high school teachers.

·         Education World - http://www.education-world.com/ - Offers access to teaching and administrative tools, including education-only searching, professional development tools, lesson plans, job postings, and education articles.

·         Early Childhood and Parenting (ECAP) Collaborative - http://ecap.crc.uiuc.edu/index.html - The Early Childhood and Parenting Collaborative is home to “more than a dozen projects focused on the education, care, and parenting of young children.”  It also offers access to education publications and discussion boards.

·         Institute for Urban and Minority Education (IUME) http://iume.tc.columbia.edu/ - Provides access to IUME publications and projects as well as links to websites and books related to urban and minority education.

·         Project Approach in Early Childhood Education - http://www.projectapproach.org/ - Provides teachers with the resources needed to carry out child-oriented projects.  “Offers accounts of successful projects undertaken by teachers working with children of different ages and cultures in different parts of the world.”

·         Librarians’ Internet Index: Education - http://search.lii.org/index.jsp?sm=fr10%3BSubTopic1443%3B00http%3A%2F%2Fwww.lii.org%2Fia%2Fdata%2Fdemo1%2Ftopic%23769%3BEducation&moreres=SubTopic14 -  Provides access to some of the best education websites on the Internet.

·         Educator's Reference Desk - http://www.eduref.org/ - This site provides links to over 3,000 educational resources, more than 2,000 lesson plans from teachers across the United States, and access to a collection of “over 200 responses to popular questions on the practice, theory, and research of education.”

Middle Childhood Education Reference Guide

 

LCC Browsing Areas:

 

L- Education
LA - History of Education
LB - Theory and Practice
LC - Special Aspects
LD - Individual U.S. Institutions
LH - College and school publications
LJ - Student Fraternities and societies
LT - Textbook

Z – Bibliography, Library Science

 

OUC Reference Resources:

  • A to Zoo: Subject Access to Children's Picture Books - Z1037 .L715 2001

·         Academic Content Standards  - LB2806.15 

  • The Assessment Debate: A Reference Handbook - LB3051 .S66 2001
  • Best Books for Children Preschool Through Grade 6 - Z1037 .G48 2002
  • Biographical Dictionary of Modern American Educators - LA2311 .O55 1997
  • The Educator's Desk Reference (EDR) : A Sourcebook of Educational Information and Research - LB1028.27.U6 F74 2002
  • Encyclopedia of American Education - LB17 .U54 2001
  • Encyclopedia of Early Childhood Education - LB1139.25 .E53 1992
  • Encyclopedia of Education   2nd  edition - LB15 .E47 2003
  • Encyclopedia of Learning Disabilities - LC4704.5 .T86 2002
  • Encyclopedia of Multicultural Education - LC1099.3 .M58 1999 
  • Special Education: A Reference Handbook - LC3051 .S66 2001
  • World Education Encyclopedia - LB15 .W87 2002

OUC Print Journals:

  • Child Development
  • Child Study Journal
  • Childhood Education
  • Education and Training in Mental Retardation and Development
  • Education Digest
  • Elementary School Journal
  • English Journal
  • Exceptional Children
  • Focus
  • Harvard Educational Review
  • Horn Book Guide
  • Horn Book Magazine
  •  Instructor
  • Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy 
  • Journal of Developmental Education
  • Journal of Educational Psychology
  • Journal of Educational Research
  • Journal of Higher Education
  • Journal of Learning Disabilities
  • Journal of research in Childhood Education
  • Learning
  • Mathematics Teacher
  • Media & Methods
  • NEA Today
  • NSTA Reports
  • Phi Delta Kappan
  • Reading Teacher
  • Review of Educational Research
  • Science & Children
  • Social Education
  • Sociology of Education
  • Teaching Children Mathematics

Education Databases:

·         Academic Search Complete – “Indexes nearly 11,000 scholarly and other publications covering various academic areas of study.”  Some full-text  Good for basic research

·         EdITLib Digital Library for Information Technology and Education  - “Database of full-text peer-reviewed and published international journal articles and proceedings papers related to all aspects of Educational Technology and E-Learning.”  Full text

·         Education Full Text – “Indexes and abstracts articles of at least one column in length from English-language periodicals and yearbooks published in the United States and elsewhere. English-language books relating to education published in 1995 or later are also indexed.”  Some full text. 

·         Education Research Complete – “Article database covering the field of education, including curriculum instruction as well as administration, policy, funding, and related social issues.”  Some full-text 

·         ERIC – “Indexes approximately 900 journals and the ERIC document collection; covers the field of education and related fields.”  Some full text

·         Teacher Reference Center (TRC) – “A database covering popular and scholarly periodicals as well as book chapters relating to K-12 education.”

·         PsycINFO “Index to articles in over 2,000 scholarly journals in the field of psychology and related disciplines,” such as education.   Some full-text 

Education Websites:

·         United States Department of Education - http://www.ed.gov/index.jhtml - Provides teaching resources, lesson plans, education articles, and other information for teachers’ professional development.

·         Ohio Department of Education - http://www.ode.state.oh.us/GD/Templates/Pages/ODE/ODEDefaultPage.aspx?page=1 – Offers teaching tools, education news, teacher resources, content standards, job information and other professional development tools for Ohio teachers.

·         List of Caldecott Medal Winners and Honor Books  -http://www.ala.org/ala/alsc/awardsscholarships/literaryawds/caldecottmedal/caldecottmedal.htm

·          List of Newbery Medal Winners and Honor Books - http://www.ala.org/ala/alsc/awardsscholarships/literaryawds/newberymedal/newberymedal.htm   

·         Teacher’s Domain: Multimedia Resources for the Classroom and Professional Development - http://www.teachersdomain.org/ - An online educational resource that offers collections and courses with multimedia from public television, images, video and audio clips, interactive, and “media-rich lesson plans.” Also has a Special Collection of courses in Physical, Life and Earth Sciences for elementary, middle, and high school teachers.

·         Education World - http://www.education-world.com/ - Offers access to teaching and administrative tools, including education-only searching, professional development tools, lesson plans, job postings, and education articles.

·         Institute for Urban and Minority Education (IUME) http://iume.tc.columbia.edu/ - Provides access to IUME publications and projects as well as links to websites and books related to urban and minority education.

·         Librarians’ Internet Index: Education - http://search.lii.org/index.jsp?sm=fr10%3BSubTopic1443%3B00http%3A%2F%2Fwww.lii.org%2Fia%2Fdata%2Fdemo1%2Ftopic%23769%3BEducation&moreres=SubTopic14 - Provides access to some of the best education websites on the Internet.

·         Educator's Reference Desk - http://www.eduref.org/ - This site provides links to over 3,000 educational resources, more than 2,000 lesson plans from teachers across the United States, and access to a collection of “over 200 responses to popular questions on the practice, theory, and research of education.”

·         Intermediate/Middle Childhood Links for Learning - http://www.acei.org/lcresources.htm - Created by the Association for Childhood Education International, this site provides websites specifically for middle school teachers and students and parents of middle school-aged children.