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Child Development and Education
What is the Theory of Education?
Education theory is the theory of the purpose, application and interpretation of education and learning. It's largely an umbrella term, being comprised of a number of theories, rather than a single explanation of how we learn, and how we should teach.
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Gale: Power Search
The main search page for the Gale Cengage databases. Contains both cross-searchable and individual databases.
ABC-CLIO Multi-Product Page
Main portal page of ABC-CLIO which gives you access to all of their history and issues databases.
FactsOnFile: American History Online
Spans more than 500 years of political, military, social, and cultural history to cover the American experience.
FactsOnFile: Modern World History Online
Covers the broad expanse of world history from the mid-15th century to the present, featuring thousands of documents, articles, timelines, images, videos, and maps.
FactsOnFile: Science Online
Presents a broad range of scientific disciplines through extensive essays, videos, diagrams, definitions, biographies, and experiments.
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Books and eBooks
Adolescence in America by
Call Number: eBook
Publication Date: 2001-06-04
An authoritative, broad, and practical survey of the social, psychological, and physical development of American teenagers.
The Best Schools by
Call Number: PRO 370.1523 AR
Publication Date: 2006-11-01
Contents: Academic achievement discourse -- Human development discourse -- Early childhood education programs: play -- Elementary schools: learning how the world works -- Metacognitive growth -- High schools: preparing to live independently in the real world.
Dr. Seuss by
Call Number: eBook
Publication Date: 1988-11-01
Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Dr. Seuss.
Encyclopedia of American Education by
Call Number: R 370 UN
Publication Date: 2001-10-01
Contains articles arranged alphabetically that provide information on educational topics from a wide variety of subject areas, including biographies of notable educators.
Higher-Order Thinking the Multiple Intelligences Way by
Call Number: PRO 370.1529 LA
Publication Date: 2004-04-01
Huck's Raft by
Call Number: 305.23 MI
Publication Date: 2004-11-15
Presents a comprehensive history of American childhood from the sinful creatures early Puritans perceived them to be to the farms and factories of the nineteenth century and war years of the twentieth century and examines their development and influence on the nation.
Psychologists and Their Theories for Students
Publication Date: 2004-10-25
Perfect for research assignments in psychology, science and history, this one-stop source for in-depth coverage of major psychological theories and the people who developed them provides a unique approach to the study of psychological history as it pertains to analysis. 2 volumes.
Sigmund Freud by
Call Number: B FREUD
Publication Date: 2011-09-01
Discusses Dr. Freud's family background, childhood, education, and groundbreaking work as the pioneer of psychoanalysis treatment for mental health patients.
Multimedia service that provides teacher professional development and teacher resources across the curriculum
NOVA - PBS
Highest rated science series on television & the most watched documentary series on public television
Committed to making a positive impact on the lives of children through curriculum-based media
An extensive library of free digital media resources produced by public television, designed for classroom use and professional development
Online community for teachers, schools and home learners interested in sharing educationally focused instructional videos
Source is a one-stop research platform combining citable reference content with instructional
videos and tutorials, as well as access to your other subscription databases. Source is a great
starting point for research.
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