Subject Guide - Education

 

Selected Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

Dictionary of multicultural education
HQBROWN Reference   LC1099 .D53 1997

Dictionary of education
HQBROWN Reference    LB875 .D37 1959

International dictionary of education
HQBROWN Reference    LB15 .P34 1978


American educator's encyclopedia
HQBROWN Reference    LB15 .D34 1982

Encyclopedia of education
HQBROWN Reference    LB15 .E47 2003

Encyclopedia of educational research
HQBROWN Reference    LB15 .E48 1992

International encyclopedia of education: research and studies
HQBROWN Reference    LB15 .I569 1985

Online Reference Resources

OhioLINK Electronic Book Center
Contains the full texts of thousands of scholarly and reference e-books from several publishers

National Academy Press
Offers full-text editions of textbooks on a variety of subjects.

Indexes/Abstracts & Online Databases

Print

Education Index
HQBROWN Reference    Z5813 .E23

ERIC Educational Documents Index
HQBrown Reference    Z5811 .E74

Online

Education Full Text (OSearch Interface)
Index and abstracts covering contemporary education issues.

Education Full Text (EBSCO Interface) [off-campus
Index and abstracts covering contemporary education issues.

Education Research Complete [off-campus]
Index, abstracts and full text of articles and other publications in education research.

ERIC [Ebscohost Interface] (Educational Resources Information Center) [off-campus]
This free database from the United States Department of Education indexes a variety of education-related articles. Some resources are available for free online while others must be obtained elsewhere.

ERIC [Public Access Interface] (Educational Resources Information Center)
This free database from the United States Department of Education indexes a variety of education-related articles. Some resources are available for free online while others must be obtained elsewhere.

Kids Search (grades k-5) [off-campus]
Graphical search interface for students in grades K-5.

LearningExpress Library [off-campus]
Online, interactive practice tests, career building tools, and writing aids.

MAS Ultra: School Edition (for high school students) [off-campus]
Index, abstracts, and full text for popular high school magazines.

Middle Search Plus (for middle school students) [off-campus]
Index, abstracts, and full text for popular middle school magazines.

Primary Search (for elementary school students) [off-campus]
Index, abstracts, and full text for popular elementary school magazines.

Searchasaurus (for elementary and middle school students) [off-campus]
Graphical interface for elementary and middle school students.

Student Research Center (Grades 6-12) [off-campus]
Graphical search interface for students in grades 6-12. 

Academic Search Complete [off-campus]
Index, abstracts, and full text for many scholarly publications covering all academic areas of study.

Selected Web Resources

U.S. Department of Education
The official web site of the United States Department of Education. The site compiles a variety of information relating to government initiatives and educational programs.

Ohio Department of Education
Provides information on the state of education in Ohio.

Ohio Assessments for Educators
Your licensure assessment information center.

Pearson Assessments
Teacher Licensure Testing And Performance Assessment

Ohio's New Kindergarten Readiness Assessment
Beginning with the 2014-15 school year, a new kindergarten readiness assessment will replace the KRA-L. The new assessment includes ways for teachers to measure a child's school readiness.

Ohio's Academic Content Standards
Contains links to all content standards in downloadable formats, as well as additional links to explanations about the standards.

Ohio's Instructional Management System
This site provides information about the state board adopted model curricula. Also available are lesson plans, items from the Ohio Achievement tests and other useful information related to Ohio's Academic Content Standards.

Ohio Guidelines for Effective School Library Media Programs
Links to Library Guidelines and other resources that are part of ODE's standards-based approach to school library programs. 

The Condition of Education
This is an integrated collection of the indicators and analyses published in The Condition of Education 2000-2005. Indicators may have been updated since the printed copy.

Peterson's Education Center
Online, searchable versions of the popular Peterson's educational guides. Active sections are private college-preparatory schoolsundergraduate collegesgraduate and professional study and summer programs for kids and teenagers.

Curriculum Standards
Links to curriculum standards by subject and by state.

Lesson Plans

The Educator's Reference Desk
Offers more than 2000 lesson plans written and submitted by teachers on a variety of subjects. The site also provides access to the ERIC Bibliographic Database (RIE and CIJE), as well as the searchable AskERIC question archive, which links to a variety of primary Internet resources including FAQs for educators, listserv archives, and more.

PBS TeacherSource
Teacher lesson plans, online activities, classroom resources, and professional development projects.

The Lesson Plans Page
Offers over 2,500 lesson plans on a variety of subjects.

Educational Organizations

American Association of University Professors
National Education Association
Provides information about the latest educational issues.

American Federation of Teachers

Statistics

National Center for Education Statistics
Collects and analyze data related to education in the United States and other nations.

Digest of Education Statistics
Provides a compilation of statistical information covering the broad field of American education from kindergarten through graduate school.

International Comparisons in Education
Provides statistical data for cross-national comparisons in education.

Additional Web Resources

Noodle Tools
NoodleTools provides bibliographic tools, software, and instruction methodologies for students and teachers. Of the tools provided, only the MLA Starter for grades 1-5 is available for free; it provides a fill-in-the-blank aid to help students formulate MLA entries that can be cut-and-pasted into their answers.