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Middle Childhood Education

Featured Databases

Education Research Complete
Index, abstracts and full text of articles and other publications in education research. Off-campus access is also available.
(Available to KSU authorized users)

Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, it consists of over 900,000 citations from journals, reports, with over 100,000 full text articless and other sources spanning the entire field of education and related areas. Off-campus access is also available.
(Available to KSU authorized users)

Middle Search Plus
Provides full text for over 140 magazines covering general topics appropriate for middle and jr. high school students. Off-campus access is also available.
(Available to KSU authorized users)

NBC Learn (K-12)
Access to NBC news clips and stories both current and historical, as well as primary source documents. Targeted to K-12 students.
(Available to KSU authorized users)

Student Research Center
Designed to assist students in grades 6-12 as well as a resource for teacher education faculty. Off-campus access is also available.
(Available to KSU authorized users)

Internet Sites

General Education

American Association of School Librarians
American Educational Research Association (AERA)
American Library Association
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)
Association for Effective Schools
Classroom Connect
Community Learning Network
Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Education Week
Family Education
Foundation Center
Guide to Promising Practices in Educational Partnerships
Horace Mann
Infomine (Scholarly Internet Resource Collections)
Institute for Learning Technologies
Internet Schoolhouse
Kathy Schrock’s Guide for Educators
National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)
National Association of Elementary School Principals
National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP)
National Board for Professional Teaching Standards
National Student Research Center
North Central Regional Educational Laboratory
Ohio Association of Elementary School Administrators
Ohio Association of Secondary School Administrators
Ohio Proficiency Tests (Lakewood Public Library)
Phi Delta Kappa (The Kappan)
Reinventing Schools (The Technology is Now)
Scholastic Network
Scout Report
Teachers Helping Teachers
Teacher Vision
U.S. Department of Education
Voluntary National Tests
WVIZ-TV, Cleveland

Lesson Plans


Education World
Internet Movie Database
Internet Public Library
Learning Exchange for Teachers and Students (LETSNet)
Library of Congress
Powell's Books
Smithsonian Institution
University of Illinois Teacher Resource Center

Children's Literature

Aesop's Fables Online
ALAN Review (Assembly for Literature for Adolescents)
Brothers Grimm Home Page
Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books (University of Illinois)
Carol Hurst's Children's Literature Site
Charlotte's Web
Children's Book Council
Children's Literature Web Guide
Children's Picture Book Database
Eric Carle
Irish Literature, Mythology, Folklore, and Drama
HornBook's Parents' Page
Index to Children's Literature Authors
King Arthur Site
Peter Rabbit
Virginia Hamilton

Language Arts/Literacy

Academy of American Poets
Acronym Finder
Activity Bank
Aha! Poetry
Anthology of Middle English Literature
Behind the Name
Carol Hurst’s Children’s Literature Newsletter
Classics Archive
Cleveland State University Poetry Center
Complete Works of William Shakespeare
Encyclopedia Mythica
ESL Cafe
Favorite Poem
Greater Cleveland Educational Development Center
International Reading Association (IRA)
Learning to Read
Monarchy in Britain
Ms.Smith's English Page
Myths and Legends
NAEP Report Card
National Research Center on English Learning and Achievement
New York Times Learning Network
Paradigm Online Writing
Reading Online
SCORE CyberGuides
Six Traits Writing Assessment
6 + 1 Traits of Writing
Story Arts
Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
Walt Whitman Archive
Writing the Journey

Featured Articles

Features of Exemplary Middle and High School Instruction

Local Resources

Adolescent Literature Bibliography

Electronic Journals for Education

Recent Stark Campus Library Purchases for Middle Childhood Education