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Academic Search Premier*
A multi-disciplinary database that provides full text for nearly 4,500 journals, including full text for more than 3,600 peer-reviewed titles.

American Doctoral Dissertations, 1933-1955
Provides electronic access to the only comprehensive record of dissertations accepted by American universities during that time period.

Book Collection: Nonfiction – (choose specific edition)

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Dissertations & Theses Global
Comprehensive global collection of full text dissertations and theses.

EBSCOhost Databases
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Education Research Complete*
EBSCO’s most comprehensive collection of full-text education journals.

Educational Administrative Abstracts*
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Provides full text materials for middle school level research with reading level indicators (Lexiles) assigned.

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Professional Development Collection*
Comprehensive and specialized collection of full text education journals designed for professional educators.

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Teacher Reference Center
Provides indexing and abstracts for 280 of the most popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines to assist educators. includes thousands of resources about fiction and nonfiction books used in the K–12 environment and adds a multimedia dimension to the reading experiences of children’s and young adult books.

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Video Resources

Films on Demand
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Implementation of “No Child Left Behind” in Wisconsin

Wisconsin Best Practices for High Academic Standards

Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction – Schools & Educators

Wisconsin Student Assessment System

Educational Communications Board

Wisconsin Historical Society Lesson Plans


Regional Education Laboratories

What Works Clearinghouse

National Association of State Boards of Education

U.S. Department of Education

ERIC- Education Resources Information Center

State Departments of Education/ Public Instruction


Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction- State Data

National Center for Education Statistics

National Assessment of Educational Progress

The Condition of Education

Digest of Education Statistics

U.S. Census- Educational Attainment


Certification Requirments by State

Wisconsin Model Academic Standards

Education World National Standards


ECAP- Early Childhood and Parenting Collaborative

FREE- Federal Resources for Educational Excellence

CLWG- Children’s Literature Web Guide

College Board Standards and Curriculum Alignment Services

Teacher’s Network: Lesson Plans

ALSC Book and Media Awards

YALSA Booklists

CCBC- Cooperative Children’s Book Center

Education World

MERLOT- Multimedia Online Resource for Learning and Online Teaching

OER- Open Educational Resources Commons

PBS Teachers

Smithsonian Education

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