San Juan College Library


Departments of Education Education Megasites
Special Subjects

Lesson Plans

Professional Organizations

Education Databases
Departments of Education
AZ Dept. of Education
CO Dept. of Education
NM Dept. of Education
UT Office of Education
U.S. Dept. of Education
New Mexico Teacher Assessments
Education Megasites
AskERIC / Educators Reference Desk
Subject guide to education sites
Blue Web'n
Portal for education web sites

Education Commission of the States
Studies current education issues.

Education database, clearinghouse, and resources

ERIC Digests
Short reports and overviews of current educational topics. Not a complete site.
IPL Education Reference
Subject collections of Internet resources
Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators
More websites for educators
School Psychology Resources
Information about psychological development and disorders
Sites for Teachers
Over a thousand websites that offer worksheets, printables, lesson plans, and free stuff.
Skewl Sites
Teacher-selected web sites

Special Subjects

AEL Inc.
Includes ERIC resources such as American Indian, Mexican American, Rural, Migrant, and Small School education research
American Indian and Alaska Native Education Research
Tools for education, research, and development

Big 6 Assignment Organizer
For use in students' research assignments

Child Care & Early Education Research Connections
A continuously updated, multidisciplinary database of nearly 9,000 resources

Children's Literature Sites
SJC Library selection of useful links.

Early Childhood: New Mexico Kids 
Education, child care, and support

Education Review
Online journal reviewing books on the subject of education.

ENC (Eisenhower Nat'l Clearinghouse)
K-12 math and science teacher center
ESL -- Online Directory of ESL Resources 
From the Center for Applied Linguistics.
Information about education in Europe
Explorations in Learning & Instruction:  The Theory into Practice Database
Comprehensive collection of learning and education theory

FREE -- Federal Resources for Educational Excellence
Gateway to federally supported education sites

Internet Mathematics Library
Drexel University's Math Forum provides resources, materials, activities, person-to-person interactions, and educational products and services.

IPL Science Fair Project Resource Guide
Geared towards students embarking on the scientific method and experiments.

LD Online
Resources about learning disabilities

MiddleWeb Language Arts Resources: Writing
Resources for teaching writing in the middle grades.

Multicultural Education Paths
Online resources about different cultures and multicultural education

National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES)
Education data from the U.S. and other countries.
PE Central (Physical Education)
Online resources for health and physical educators.
Reading is Fundamental
Lifelong reading information for Educators and Parents.
The Technology Source
A peer-reviewed journal to help educators use technology in teaching.
What to Expect Your First Year of Teaching
Tips and strategies for classroom teaching.
Lesson Plans

Worksheets and lesson plans for various subjects

Education World
Lesson plans, resources, and professional development

Discovery School
Tools for teachers, parents, and students, including lesson plans for all grade levels and subjects.

The Learning Page - From Library of Congress
Aimed primarily at teachers, the American Memory Timeline is also useful for U. S. History classes.

Lesson Planet
Over 30,000 Lesson Plans. Full access requires a membership fee.

Marco Polo
A clearinghouse for Internet-based lesson plans, aligned to national standards.

Scholastic, Inc.
Scholastic is primarily K-8, and offers lesson plans, worksheets, and resources for teachers.

Teachnology, Inc.
A resource of worksheets, lesson plans, rubrics, and useful websites for all grade levels.

Professional Organizations

American Association of School Librarians

Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development

Educational Theatre Association

MENC: the Nat'l Assoc. for Music Educators

National Assoc. for Bilingual Education
National Assoc. for Multicultural Education

National Assoc. of Elementary School Principals

National Assoc. of  Secondary School Principals

National Council for the Social Studies
National Council of Teachers of English
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
National Education Association
National Indian Education Association
National Science Teachers Association
NCA Higher Learning Commission


Education Databases

EducationAbs (Firstsearch)
Leading publications in the field of education

ERIC (Firstsearch)
Journal articles and reports in education (ERIC documents)

ERIC - Education Resources Information Center
Full-text education journal articles and reports.

Expanded Academic ASAP (Infotrac)
Arts and humanities to social sciences, science and technology.  Access scholarly journals, news magazines, and newspapers

Infotrac Professional Collection (Infotrac)
Over 250 Journals and Magazines with full-text articles for Education Professionals.

LibraryLit (Firstsearch)
Materials on libraries and information science

Over 4,000 full-text journals, magazines, trade journals, and newspapers and indexes to thousands more. 


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