Internet Resources for Educators 

      Resources of General Interest

Resources by Subject Area

Databases -- ERIC

Employment

Educational Leadership

Databases -- Related Subject Areas

Grants & Funding

Counseling, Educational &
School Psychology

Departments of Education

Mega Sites/Teaching Ideas

Curriculum & Instruction

Directories & Organizations

Plagiarism and Copyright

Kinesiology & Sport Studies

Education E-Journals

Style Guides--APA

 

Education Law

Technology

Education Statistics

Testing and Assessment

Educational Standards

WSU Resources

 

 


 

Resources of General Interest  

 

ERIC Database

Cambridge Scientific Abstracts (CSA)  -- provides links to WSU Library holdings.  Available to WSU students, faculty and staff only.  You must have a myWSU ID number and Password to access this database from off-campus.  The guide to using the ERIC database may be helpful.

FirstSearch -- provides links to WSU Library holdings.  Available to WSU students, faculty and staff only.  You must have a myWSU ID number and Password to access this database from off-campus.

ERIC (Official Department of Education Website)

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Databases -- Related Subject Areas

WSU Libraries Online Catalog  Use this database to find the books, periodicals, government publications, videos, compact discs, music, maps, etc., that are available in the WSU Library.

InfoTrac Web -- Expanded Academic ASAP   Includes coverage of a good number of education and social science journals, with selected articles available in full-text for printing or e-mailing.

MEDLINE  Covers the world's medical journal literature, and includes coverage of additional areas such as education, psychology, and the social sciences.  The guide to using the MEDLINE database may be helpful.

PsycINFO  Indexes journal articles, book chapters, technical reports, and dissertations in the field of psychology, education, sociology, and other related subject areas.

Social Sciences Full Text  Indexes more than 350 periodicals covering a wide range of interdisciplinary fields.

SPORTDiscus with Full Text  The major index to sports journals; covers topics such as sports medicine, exercise physiology, biomechanics, psychology, training techniques, coaching, physical education, physical fitness, active living, recreation, history, facilities and equipment.

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Departments of Education

U.S. Department of Education

Kansas State Department of Education  

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Directories and Organizations

American School Directory -- Internet guide to all K-12 schools

Education Resource Organizations Directory (U.S. Department of Education)  

Educational Associations and Organizations (U.S. Department of Education) -- provides links to information created and maintained by other public and private organizations

Search for Public Schools (National Center for Education Statistics)

Yahoo! Education – Organizations  

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Education E-Journals

Directory of Open Access Journals -- (Click on Social Sciences, and then click on Education)

Education Electronic Journals  (Teaching Resources and Continuing Education, University of Waterloo)

Education Journals: An Annotated Database for K-12 and Teacher Educators (University of Wisconsin- Madison Libraries)

Electronic Journals (University of Colorado at Denver, School of Education)

Full-Text Education Journals Online  (Lesley College)

Open Access Journals in the Field of Education (American Educational Research Association Special Interest Group)

WSU Libraries E-Journal List

Yahoo’s List  

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Education Law

Education Law (FindLaw)

Education Law (Legal Information Institute, Cornell Law School)

Education Law (MEGALAW.COM) -- provides links to state and federal education statutes

Hieros Gamos Education Law Page  

Kansas State Department of Education – Laws and Regulations -- includes Kansas Statutes and Regulations

Lexis-Nexis Academic UniverseLegal Research database (full text federal, state and international legal materials)  

Online Resources for Education Law (Education Law Association)

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Education Statistics

Condition of Education (National Center for Education Statistics)

Digest of Education Statistics (National Center for Education Statistics)

National Center for Education Statistics (Primary government organization for collecting and analyzing data related to Education)

Yahoo! Education -- Statistics

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Educational Standards

   Federal 

Content Knowledge: A Compilation of Content Standards for K-12 Curriculum (McREL Standards Database) – a collection of educational standards in many subject areas such as math, history, language arts, etc.

President Bush's Agenda for Educational Reform -- "No Child Left Behind"

President’s & Secretary’s Priorities (U.S. Department of Education)

 

   State

Curriculum Standards (Kansas State Department of Education)

  

   Local

 Department of Learning Services (formerly Curriculum, Assessment & Staff Development) (Wichita Public Schools)

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Employment

         Wichita

Wichita Public Schools

 

         State

Kansas Career and Job Search Resources (Scroll Down to Jobs in Kansas Education)

Kansas Educational Employment Board (Kansas State Department of Education)

Kansas Occupational Outlook

          

          Other

        AGENT K-12

        Teachers.Net Job Center

        Teachers-Teachers.com

        Teachingjobs.com

         Yahoo! Education -- Job and Employment Resources

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Grants and Funding

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance – a “compendium of Federal programs, projects, services and activities which provide assistance or benefits to the American public.”  Includes programs of the U.S. Department of Education and related agencies.

Foundation Center – one of the major disseminators of foundation and grantmaking information.  Includes a free “Foundation Finder” which helps you find information on over 70,000 private and community foundations in the United States

Grants and Contracts Information (U. S. Department of Education)

GrantsWeb (Society of Research Administrators International)—includes information on grant sources ranging from federal to private agencies, and including the U. S. Department of Education 

Kansas Grants Clearinghouse

SchoolGrants -- grants and opportunities for PK-12 Schools

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Mega Sites/Teaching Ideas

Best Educational Resources on the Web -- a selected list of educational web sites arranged by subject area

Blue Web'n -- "an online library of nearly 2,000 outstanding Internet learning sites categorized by subject area, audience, and type."

Education -- Student & Teacher Resources (Blue Skyways, a service of the Kansas State Library) -- a directory of selected Internet resources

Education Virtual Library (Charles Sturt University, Australia) -- an international mega list of education websites

Educator's Reference Desk -- provides links to over 3,000 educational resources, lessons plans, and a question archive

Gateway to 21st Century Skills (sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education) -- "a Consortium effort to provide educators with quick and easy access to thousands of educational resources found on various federal, state, university, non-profit, and commercial Internet sites."

Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators -- "a categorized list of sites useful for enhancing curriculum and professional growth."

Learner.org (sponsored by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and the Annenberg Foundation) -- features exhibits, activities, video clips and teacher resources

Learning Page -- access the historical documents, photographs, maps, films, and audio recordings that are part of the American Memory Collection of the Library of Congress

Teacher's resource page (sponsored by Scholastic, Inc.)

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Plagiarism and Copyright

          Know Your Copy Rights -- find out what you can and can't do (from the Association of Research Libraries)

          Oops, I Plagiarized (UCLA Library)

          Plagiarism (San Jose State University Library)

          Plagiarism Stoppers: A Teacher's Guide

          What is Plagiarism? -- Rutgers University Library

          You Quote It, You Note It!  (Vaughn Memorial Library, Acadia University)

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Style Guides -- APA

American Psychological Association (APA) Format -- 5th ed. (University of Minnesota--Crookson)

APA Citation Style -- 5th ed. (B. Davis Schwartz Memorial Library)

APA Style Resources (Psych Web) -- links to other sites

Columbia Guide to Online Style, 2nd ed. (Janice Walker and Todd Taylor)

Electronic References-- 5th ed. (American Psychological Association)

Online! A Reference Guide to Using Internet Sources (includes sections on APA style)

Using American Psychological Association (APA) Format -- updated to 5th ed. (Purdue University Online Writing Lab)

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Technology

Community Learning Network – over 5,000 links designed to help teachers integrate technology into their classrooms.

Yahoo! Education -- Instructional Technology

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Testing and Assessment

Educational Testing Service Network Home Page

Finding Information about Psychological Tests FAQ (American Psychological Association)

Mental Measurements Yearbook

Nation's Report Card (from the National Assessment of Education Progress)

Practical Assessment, Research & Evaluation -- a full-text, peer-reviewed, electronic journal  

TestLink Test Collection Database (Educational Testing Service) -- search the database for information on standardized tests and research instruments

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WSU Resources

WSU College of Education Home Page

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Resources by Subject Area

 

Educational Leadership

Education Policy Analysis Archives --a peer reviewed, full-text electronic journal

Clearinghouse on Educational Policy and Management

Wichita State University -- Department of Educational Leadership

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Counseling, Educational & School Psychology

American Counseling Association 

Educational Psychology Resources Online  (University of Alberta)

School Psychology Resources Online

Wichita State University -- Department of Counseling, Educational & School Psychology

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Curriculum & Instruction

    General

Certification Requirements for 50 States -- the purpose of this page is to "attempt to collect the teacher certification requirements for the 50 States."

Clearinghouse on Early Education and Parenting (CEEP)

McREL -- Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning)  Sponsored by a "private, non-profit organization whose purpose is to improve education through applied research and development."  Provides products and services for K-12 educators.

National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)

School: The Story of American Public Education -- PBS

Wichita State University -- Department of Curriculum & Instruction

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   Children’s’ Literature

       Awards

Bill Martin Junior Picture Book Award (Kansas Reading Association)

Caldecott Medal (honors the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children) 

Coretta Scott King Award ("Recipients are authors and illustrators of African descent whose distinguished books promote an understanding and appreciation of the 'American Dream.'")

Michael L. Printz Award for Excellence in Young Adult Literature

Newbery Medal (Awarded annually to "the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.")

Pura Belpre Award ("presented to a Latino/Latina writer and illustrator whose work best portrays, affirms, and celebrates the Latino cultural experience in an outstanding work of literature for children and youth.")

Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal

Theodor Seuss Geisel Award ("will be given annually beginning in 2006 to the author(s) and illustrator(s) of the most distinguished contribution to the body of American children’s literature known as beginning reader books published in the United States during the preceding year.)

William Allen White Children's Book Award (This award is "to honor the memory of one of the state's most distinguished citizens by encouraging the boys and girls of Kansas to read and enjoy good books."  Administered by Emporia State University)

 

Electronic Journals

BookLinks

Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

 

Other

Carol Hurst's Children's Literature Site

Children’s Literature Web Guide

Database of Award-Winning Children's Literature -- Search the database to find out if an English language book has won any of 57 awards worldwide.

de Grummond Children's Literature Collection (University of Southern Mississippi Libraries)

International Children's Digital Library -- The purpose of this project is "to create a collection of more than 10,000 books in at least 100 languages that is freely available to children, teachers, librarians, parents, and scholars throughout the world via the Internet."  Currently, over 500 books are available.

ISLMC Children's Literature and Language Arts Resources (ISLMC=Internet School Library Media Center) -- James Madison University

Meet Authors and Illustrators

RIF Reading Planet -- explore the world with books

What's New: 2002-2003 -- Books for Children and Young Adults in the Wichita State University Libraries (Created by Nancy Deyoe, Children's Literature Subject Specialist, Ablah Library)

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   Literature, Language, Arts, Music

Dave’s ESL Café

Center for Applied Linguistics

Internet TESL Journal 

K-12 Resources for Music Educators

Kansas Art Education Association

Kennedy Center ArtsEdge

MENC: The National Association for Music Education

Music Education Online  

National Art Education Association

National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)

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   Math/Science

Bad Science 

Biographies of Women Mathematicians

Educational Realms 

The Math Forum@Drexel -- an online math education community center

MathStories.com -- over 4500 word problems to help children improve their math problem-solving and critical thinking skills

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)

Science Education Gateway (SEGway) -- funded by NASA's Office of Space Science

This is MEGA Mathematics! (Los Alamos National Laboratory)

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   Multicultural Education

National Association for Multicultural Education

Multicultural Education and Ethnic Groups: Selected Internet Sources

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    School Library Media

American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

Kansas Association of School Librarians

Librarians' Index to the Internet -- "The mission of Librarians' Index to the Internet is to provide a well-organized point of access for reliable, trustworthy, librarian-selected Internet resources, serving California, the nation, and the world."

LibrarySpot -- "a free virtual library resource center for educators and students, librarians...and just about anyone exploring the Web for valuable research information"

National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities - Libraries/Media Centers -- links, books,  and journal articles on the design of K-12 school libraries

School-Libraries.Org -- Online Resources for School Librarians

School Library Media Research Online – the refereed research journal of the American Association of School Librarians

Wichita Public Schools - Library Media Services

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    Social Studies

       Brown v. Board of Education

Brown v. Board of Education (City College of New York Libraries, Government Documents Division) -- Click on "Brown v. Board of Education" to access a list of links to pertinent websites.

Brown v. Board of Education Digital Archive  (University of Michigan)

Brown v. Board of Education: "The Case of the Century"  (Kansas Bar Association)

Topics in Kansas History: Brown v. Board of Education (Kansas State Historical Society)

 

      Other

          American Memory -- View primary source materials from the Library of Congress in full text

          EcEdWeb -- economics resources for K-12 teachers

Portals to the World: Links to Electronic Resources Around the World (Library of Congress) -- "selective links providing authoritative, in-depth information about the nations and other areas of the world."

          National Council for the Social Studies -- an information service for social studies educators

 

       U.S. Government

POTUS (Presidents of the United States)

United States Federal Judiciary

United States House of Representatives

United States Senate

Wichita State University Libraries -- Government Information page  

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   Special Education

Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)

Division for Early Childhood (CEC)

National Clearinghouse for Professions in Special Education

Special Education Resources on the Internet (SERI)

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Kinesiology & Sport Studies 

               Athletic Training

                    Athletic Trainers -- career description from the Occupational Outlook Handbook

                    Journal of Athletic Training -- full text article archive from Vol. 27 (1992) through the current year.

 

                Exercise Science

                    American College of Sports Medicine

                    American Council on Exercise

                    American Society of Exercise Physiologists

                    National Athletic Trainer's Association

 

                 Physical Education

                    American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance (AAHPERD)

                    International Council of Sport Science and Physical Education  (ICSSPE)

                    Kansas Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (KAHPERD)

                    National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE)

                    National High School Athletic Coaches Association

                    PE Central: The Premier Web Site for Health & Physical Education

                    Physical Education Lesson Plan Page

                    Title IX, Education Amendments of 1972

 

                 Sport Administration

                    North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM)

                    National Association of Sports Officials

 

                 Databases

MEDLINE -- Index to the world's medical journal literature; includes coverage of additional areas such as education, psychology, and the social sciences.  The guide to using the MEDLINE database may be helpful.

SPORTDiscus -- The major index to sports journals; covers topics such as sports medicine, exercise physiology, biomechanics, psychology, training techniques, coaching, physical education, physical fitness, active living, & facilities and equipment.

 

                 General Interest

Amateur Athletic Union

Baseball-Reference.com -- Major League Baseball statistics and history.

Baseball Stadiums - Baseball Ball Parks

CNN/Sports Illustrated

Major League Baseball

Minor League Baseball

NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association)

NCAA Women's Basketball

NFL.com

NHL.com

National Basketball Association

Official Website of the Olympic Movement  

Retrosheet Official Web Page -- search for play-by-play accounts of pre-1984 major league baseball games.

Scholarly Sport Sites (University of Calgary Library) -- "This subject index brings together the websites which will assist the serious sports researcher, kinesiology librarian, sport information specialist, college/university student and faculty."

soccernet.com (ESPN)

U. S. Olympic Team  

Virtual Library of Sport

Women in Sports

Women's Professional Football League

Women's Sports Foundation

Wichita State University -- Department of Kinesiology & Sports Studies

Women’s National Basketball Association

Yahoo!  SPORTS

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Date of last revision: 8/8/07

 

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