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Child Care and Early Education Research Connections
A collection of research and data resources about childcare and early education for researchers, policy makers, practitioners, and others.

Children's Literature Comprehensive Database (CLCD)
Children's Literature Comprehensive Database (CLCD) is a subscription-based information retrieval service designed to meet the needs of organizations and individuals who work with children's books and non-book materials. To access the CLCD database, you will be prompted for a login and password, but you can leave them blank and simply click ok to log in.

Discovering Collection
Comprehensive database for grades 5-12 retrieves in-depth reference content for core curriculum areas of Literature, History, Biographies, Science, and Social Studies.

Education Index Full Text
Comprehensive coverage of a broad range of education topics and educational specialties, featuring in-depth abstracts as well as full-text articles, links to cited websites and images. Search by keyword, subject, personal names, title words, publication, year, type of article, or any combination.

Search current and past articles of EDUCAUSE Quarterly (EQ) and EDUCAUSE Review, as well as contributions from EDUCAUSE committees and community members. Topics covered include new and popular issues such as cybersecurity, information systems and services, information technology management, networking and emerging technologies, policy and law, and teaching and learning. EDUCAUSE is a nonprofit association that promotes the use of information technology to advance higher education.

eLibrary: Elementary Interface
Offers a wide range of full-text and multimedia content selected for young readers: includes magazines, newspapers, books, transcripts, maps and pictures.

ERIC (free Web site)
The Education Resources Information Center (ERIC), sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education, produces the world's premiere database of journal and non-journal education literature.
ERIC PlusText (ProQuest)
Combines the ERIC abstracts and index with full-text ProQuest Education Journals.

Government Periodials Index (Lexis-Nexis)
Provides access to articles in U.S. government periodicals.

InfoTrac Kid's Edition
A periodical database (formerly PrimaryTOM) designed for elementary students, with easy access to full-text magazines, newspapers and reference books.

InfoTrac Junior Edition
A periodical database (formerly SuperTOM Junior) designed for students in grades 5-9. Includes magazines, newspapers and reference books (most are full text) for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more.

Mental Measurements Yearbook Online
Mental Measurements Yearbook(MMY) contains full-text information about, as well as reviews of, most English-language standardized tests covering educational skills, personality, vocational aptitude, psychology and related areas. The full-text for each record includes an overview of the test, a description of the test materials and time needed to administer the test, as well as one or more reviews of the test including reliability and validity of the test. MMY DOES NOT provide the user with a copy of the standardized test. The test must be purchased from the publisher. Hints on how to use the MMY can be found at thepublisher's website.

Wilson's Children's Catalog
Selective annotated list of books and magazines for children from preschool to grade 6, along with review sources and other professional aids.

Recommended Web Sites

American Psychological Association
Based in Washington, DC, the American Psychological Association (APA) is a scientific and professional organization that represents psychology in the United States. With 148,000 members, APA is the largest association of psychologists worldwide.

Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development

Differentiated Instruction
Hosted by Staff Development for Educators.

Global Alliance for the Education of Young Children

International Reading Association

International Society for Technology in Education

The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) is the trusted source for professional development, knowledge generation, advocacy, and leadership for innovation. A nonprofit membership organization, ISTE provides leadership and service to improve teaching, learning, and school leadership by advancing the effective use of technology in K-12 and teacher education.

Links and Resources for Teachers of Young Children

National Association for the Education of Young Children

National Association of Secondary School Principals

National Council of the Teachers of Mathematics

The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics is a public voice of mathematics education, providing vision, leadership and professional development to support teachers in ensuring equitable mathematics learning of the highest quality for all students.

National Educational Technology Standards

National Middle School Association

National Science Teachers Association

The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), founded in 1944 and headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, is the largest organization in the world committed to promoting excellence and innovation in science teaching and learning for all.

Phi Delta Kappa Gallup Poll

Singapore Math
Hosted by Staff Development for Educators.

Technology Intergration
Hosted by Staff Development for Educators.

Free eJournals

Australian Journal of Educational & Developmental Psychology
ISSN: 14465442
Publisher: University of Newcastle, Australia, School of Education
Country: Australia
Language: English
Keywords: education, psychology
Start year: 2001

Australasian Journal of Educational Technology
ISSN: 14495554
Publisher: ASCILITE
Country: Australia
Language: English
Keywords: educational technology, research, ICT, e-learning
Start year: 2004

Brains, Minds & Media
ISSN: 18611680
Publisher: Bielefeld University, Faculty of Biology
Country: Germany
Language: English
Keywords: neural science, cognitive science
Start year: 2004

Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology
ISSN: 14996677
Subject:Education---Computer Science
Publisher: Association for Media and Technology in Education in Canada
Country: Canada
Language: English, French
Keywords: educational technology, online learning, cognition and technology, instructional design
Start year: 2002

Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education
ISSN: 15285804
Subject:Education---Technology (General)
Publisher: Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education
Country: United States
Language: English
Keywords: technology, science education, mathematics education, English education, social studies education
Start year: 2000

Current Issues in Education
ISSN: 1099839X
Publisher: Arizona State University, College of Education
Country: United States
Language: English
Keywords: education
Start year: 1998

Early Childhood Research & Practice
ISSN: 15245039
Publisher: ERIC Clearinghouse on Elementary and Early Childhood Education, University of Illinois
Country: United States
Language: English
Keywords: children, education
Start year: 1999

Educational Technology & Society
ISSN: 14364522
Subject:Technology (General) ---Education
Publisher: IEEE Computer Society
Country: New Zealand
Language: English
Keywords: education, educational technology
Start year: 1998

E-Journal of Instructional Science and Technology (e-Jist)
ISSN: 13240781
Publisher: University of Southern Queensland
Country: Australia
Language: English
Keywords: education, training, teaching, learning
Start year: 1995

eLearning Papers
ISSN: 18871542
Language: English
Keywords: eLearning, lifelong learning, ICT for learning, blended learning, technology enhanced learning
Start year: 2006

Added to DOAJ: 2008-03-28 17:35:33
Electronic Journal of Literacy through Science
ISSN: 19346670
Publisher: San Jose State University, College of Education
Country: United States
Language: English
Keywords: literacy, science, bilingualism , language development
Start year: 2002

Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology
ISSN: 16962095
Publisher: University of Almeria
Country: Spain
Language: English, Spanish
Keywords: educational psychology
Start year: 2003

Electronic Magazine of Multicultural Education
(Look under 'Themes' for pertinent info.)
ISSN: 15595005
Publisher: Eastern University
Country: United States
Language: English
Keywords: education
Start year: 1999

English Teaching: Practice and Critique
(Language & Literacy themes relate to VCSU Reading Credential Classes)
ISSN: 11758708
Publisher: University of Waikato
Country: New Zealand
Language: English
Keywords: literacy, English, critical theory, language
Start year: 2002

Journal of Curriculum and Instruction
ISSN: 19373929
Subject: Education
Publisher: East Carolina University
Country: United States
Language: English
Keywords: preK-12 education, teacher education, learning
Start year: 2007

Meridian (Raleigh): a middle school computer technologies journal
ISSN: 10979778
Publisher: North Carolina State University
Country: United States
Language: English
Keywords: education, computer technologies
Start year: 1998

Research in Middle Level Education Online
ISSN: 19404476
Publisher: National Middle School Association
Country: United States
Language: English
Keywords: middle grades education
Start year: 2007

Reference Books
Located in the Reference Room of Allen Memorial Library unless otherwise noted
To locate, use the call numbers provided in bold.

Educators guide to free internet resources :elementary/middle school edition
edited by Kathleen Suttles Nehmer
R 001.64 Ed83i

Encyclopedia of early childhood education
edited by Leslie R. Williams, Doris Pronin
3rd Floor : 372.21 En19

The Greenwood dictionary of education
edited by John W. Collins III and Nancy Patricia O'Brien ; foreword by Catherine Snow.
R 370.3 G856

International handbook of early childhood education
R 372.21 In8

The literacy dictionary : the vocabulary of reading and writing
Theodore L. Harris, Richard E. Hodges, editors.
R 372.4 L712

National educational technology standards for teachers preparing teachers to use technology
International Society for Technology in Education .
R 371.334 In8p

Patterson's elementary education
R 372 P277

Teacher certification requirements in all fifty states, 2006-2007 :how and where to get a teaching certificate in all fifty states
R 371.12 B693


America as story : historical fiction for middle and secondary schools
Rosemary K. Coffey, Elizabeth F. Howard. 1997.

Assessing expressive learning : a practical guide for teacher-directed, authentic assessment in K-12 visual arts education
Charles Dorn, Stanley Madeja, F. Robert Sabol. 2004.

Balancing principles for teaching elementary reading
James V. Hoffman, James F. Baumann, Peter Afflerbach, with Ann M. Duffy-Hester, Sarah J. McCarthey, Jennifer Moon Ro. 2000.

Building partnerships for service-learning
Louise Boyd Cadwell ; foreword by Carlina Rinaldi. 2003.

Bringing learning to life : the Reggio approach to early childhood education
Louise Boyd Cadwell ; foreword by Carlina Rinaldi. 2003.

Challenges of information technology education in the 21st century
Edited by Eli Cohen. 2002

The colors of learning : integrating the visual arts into the early childhood curriculum
edited by Pia Christensen and Margaret O'Brien. 2003.

Children in the city : home, neighborhood and community
Rosemary Althouse, Margaret H. Johnson, Sharon T. Mitchell ; foreword by Carol Seefeldt. 2003.

The clinical psychologist's handbook of epilepsy : assessment and management
edited by Christine Cull and Laura H. Goldstein. 2003.

Differentiation in practice : a resource guide for differentiating curriculum, grades 5-9
Carol Ann Tomlinson, Caroline Cunningham Eidson. 2003.

Dyslexia and literacy : theory and practice
edited by Gavin Reid and Janice Wearmouth. 2002.

Struggling to be heard : the unmet needs of Asian Pacific American children
edited by Valerie Ooka Pang, Li-Rong Lilly Cheng. 1998.

Technology applications in education : a learning view
edited by Harold F. O'Neil, Jr., Ray S. Perez. 2003.

The world of work through children's literature : an integrated approach
Carol M. Butzow, John W. Butzow ; illustrated by Rhett E. Kennedy. 2002.

Credo Reference

CredoReference: Cambridge Dictionary of Sociology

CredoReference: Cambridge Encyclopedia of Child Development

CredoReference: Contemporary Youth Culture: An International Encyclopedia

CredoReference: Dictionary of Information and Library Management

CredoReference: Dictionary of Media Studies

CredoReference: McGraw-Hill Concise Encyclopedia of Science and Technology