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Teacher Reference CenterThis link opens in a new window(EBSCO) - Teacher Reference Center (TRC) contains journal information for K-12 teachers and librarians and is a FREE resource offered by EBSCO Publishing to the library and education communities. This bibliographic database provides coverage on topics such as Assessment, Best Practices, Continuing Education, Current Pedogogical Research, Curriculum Development, Elementary Education, Higher Education, Instructional Media, Language Arts, Literacy Standards, School Administration, Science & Mathematics, and Teacher Education.
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ERICThis link opens in a new window(EBSCO) - A guide to published and unpublished sources on thousands of educational topics, with information from RIE (Resources in Education) and CIJE (Current Index to Journals in Education). ERIC records now include full-text documents from the ERIC Digest. The database includes the ERIC thesaurus, a complete list of descriptive terms used by ERIC to index and search the database. Includes 1.1+ million records from 1,016 journals and other documents from 1966 to the present. Updated monthly.
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Educator's Reference Complete (Gale OneFile)This link opens in a new window(Gale) - This collection of more than 1,100 periodicals and 200 reports is a great resource for any educator from the school teacher and administrator to those studying in the field at the collegiate and graduate level. Content included in the database is almost entirely full-text. The entire ERIC Database will be fully integrated into ERC with direct links to over 50% of the ERIC titles in FULL-TEXT.
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Education SourceThis link opens in a new window(EBSCO) - Designed to meet the needs of education students, professionals and policy makers. The extensive collection includes full text for more than 1,700 journals, 550 books and monographs, education-related conference papers, citations for over 4 million articles including book reviews. Coverage in Education Source spans all levels of education from early childhood to higher education and also includes educational specialties such as multilingual education, health education and testing.
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Embrace the Common Core: A DebateShould Americans embrace the Common Core State Standards? Developed by state officials and educational experts, the Common Core is a set of academic standards in English and math for kindergarten to 12th-grade students across the country. Supporters claim that they will encourage critical thinking skills and raise student performance, but opponents charge that they are too rigid and based on unproven educational theories. By instituting the Common Core, has the federal government overreached and saddled American schools with flawed and misguided standards? Or will the Common Core raise the bar and improve the quality of education? (102 minutes)
Special Education Teacher—Career Q&A: Professional Advice and InsightWhat is it like to be a special education teacher? In this Career Q&A video interview, Caitlin Gosnell talks about her career path, what she does on the job, and the keys to success as a special ed teacher. She also offers candid advice on breaking into the profession as well as insight into the industry’s biggest challenges and how the field may change in the next ten years.
The Future of School Choice in America: A Panel DiscussionAboard the National School Choice Week Whistle Stop Tour, this hour-long panel discussion about the state of the school choice movement in America features National School Choice Week President Andrew Campanella, Reason Foundation Director of Education Policy Lisa Snell, former Arizona Superintendent and education reformer Lisa Keegan, Pacific Research Foundation Educational Director Lance Izumi, and California Teachers' Empowerment Network founder Larry Sand. The talk covers four sub-topics: the next steps for school choice, best practices at the top public schools, the role of teachers in the choice movement, and the crucial ways in which funding affects educational outcomes. A Reason TV production.
Lost Child? Living with an Intellectual DisabilityFor a person with an intellectual disability, social communications and interactions can sometimes be limited or difficult. “We don’t always know how to get the feelings out,” says Alyssa Ruzzin, whose life is the focus of this film. Coping with the challenges of an intellectual disability compounded by epilepsy, she is an inspiring speaker and a forthright advocate for the rights of people with special needs. Over the course of this documentary filmed by her brother, viewers are given an opportunity to learn more about Alyssa’s rich interior life as well as her struggles and triumphs as she deals with going to work, being in a relationship, and other day-to-day activities. By opening up to Greg and his camera, Alyssa is hopeful that she “might be helping people realize what goes on in other people’s heads when they can’t speak about it.” (91 minutes)
Audio Processing Disorder: Disease and...EaseThe Disease and... Ease team traveled to London to meet the experts on the diagnosis and treatment of Auditory Processing Disorder. APD affects both children and adults and usually manifests itself as listening or learning difficulties; the brain cannot process sounds effectively even though the individual's hearing appears to be normal. With the help of the audiologists of the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery and a group of specialists on speech, language and hearing disabilities, we learn about the challenges of diagnosis, treatment and management of this affliction. (25 minutes)