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Education materials available at Warden Memorial Library are located in several places throughout the library. The Teacher’s Resource Center contains curriculum materials, children’s textbooks, manipulatives, and educational software. Juvenile fiction and non-fiction are located in the children’s room, while general works on education and educational theory are located in the main stacks.
Databases & Indexes
Education Full Text:brings you comprehensive coverage of an international range of English-language periodicals, monographs and yearbooks. Full text of articles, with indexing cover to cover, from hundreds of journals, makes this a one-stop source for research. Coverage includes about 79 journals (37 with full text) not covered by ERIC’s CIJE.
Education Index: Found on the index tables, this print resource indexes hundreds of periodicals in education, education-related subject areas. Check our serials list to see if we subscribe to a given title. R016.3705 E24e INDEX TABLES
ERIC: this is the world's largest source of education information, with more than 1 million abstracts of documents and journal articles on education research and practice.The AskERIC Virtual Library contains selected educational resources, including lesson plans.
Physical Education Index: Indexes journal articles related to physical education, health, recreation, sports, etc. Check our serials list to see if we subscribe to a given title. R 613.705 P578k INDEX TABLES
SocINDEX with Full Text: a comprehensive database that covers all aspects of sociology.
Cooper, James M., ed. Classroom Teaching Skills. Wadsworth, Cengage Learning: Belmont, CA, 2011. CURR 371 C614co 9th ed.
Edwards, Jenny. Inviting Students to Learn: 100 Tips for Talking Effectively With Your Students. ASCD: Alexandria, VA, 2010.CURR 371.022 E26i
Erwin, Jonathan C. Inspiring the Best in Students. ASCD: Alexandria, VA, 2010.CURR 370.154 E73i
Greenstein, Laura. What Teachers Really Need to Know About Formative Assessment. ASCD: Alexandria, VA, 2010. CURR 371.264 G815w
McDonald, Emma S. and Dyan M. Hershman. Classrooms That Spark: Recharge and Revive Your Teaching. Jossey-Bass: San Francisco, 2010. CURR 371.102 M135cv
Powell, Robert G. Classroom Communication and Diversity: Enhancing Instructional Practice. Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group: New York, 2010. CURR 370.117 P885c 2nd ed.
Tomlinson, Carol Ann. A Differentiated Classroom. ASCD: Alexandria, VA, 2011. CURR 371.394 T659l
Wood, Karlyn E. Interdisciplinary Instruction: A Practical Guide for Elementary and Middle School Teachers. 3rd ed. Pearson/Merrill/Prentice Hall: Upper Saddle River, NJ, 2005.
CURR 373.19 W876i
PRAXIS Test Preparation (PPST & NTE)
The library has numerous test preparation books on reserve covering all subject fields and grade levels. Please check at the circulation desk. All titles on reserve are searchable through the library’s computerized catalog or OPAC.
Key Internet Sites
Children's Literature Web Guide: Includes book award listings, book reviews, discussion boards, and a listing of resources for parents and teachers.
Education World: Internet search engine for educational websites.
Eisenhower National Clearinghouse (ENC): This site features curriculum resources, web links, professional resources, and current topics to improve K-12 math and science teaching and learning.
ETS: Praxis Series: Information on test preparation and registration for the PPST and NTE exams.
Tennessee State Department of Education: Find information on certification, Tennessee public schools, the Tennessee State Curriculum Framework, and more.