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Access World News - NewsBank

The electronic editions of record for valuable local, regional, and national U.S. newspapers in full-text content -- all in one easy-to-search database with a world map. Each provides unique coverage of local and regional news, including companies, politics, sports, industries, cultural activities, and people in the community, as well as a distinctive focus offering a variety of viewpoints on local and world issues. Paid ads are excluded.

CBCA (Canadian Busines & Current Affairs) Complete

This product includes all the content present in the Canadian Business & Current Affairs (CBCA) databases. Subject coverage is comprehensive. Information is present from all areas including: current events, business, education, science and medicine, arts, law, academia, and lifestyles, all with a Canadian focus.

ERIC

ERIC, the Educational Resource Information Center, contains more than 2,200 digests along with references for additional information and citations and abstracts from over 1,000 educational and education-related journals.

Issues & Controversies - Facts on File

Analyzes and explains hundreds of controversial topics, in a language and format that students can understand. with balance, accuracy and regular updating.

Professional Development Collection

The Professional Development Collection includes full text for nearly 550 high quality education journals.

ProQuest Education Journals

Search the leading full-text journals in education and related fields. From 1988 to present.

Research Library

Search for coverage of a broad range of subjects including arts, business, children, education, general interest, health, humanities, international, law, military, multicultural, psychology, sciences, social sciences, and women's interests. From 1971 to present.

SIRS

A comprehensive database portal which is comprised of several distinct reference databases including SIRS Researcher, SIRS Governement Reporter and SIRS Renaissance. It provides relevant, credible information on social issues, science, history, government, the arts and humanities.

Teacher Reference Center (TRC)

TRC provides indexing and abstracts for more than 270 periodicals. In addition, 96% of the journals indexed in TRC are peer-reviewed. Topics include: Assessment, Best Practices, Continuing Education, Current Pedagogical Research, Curriculum Development, Elementary Education, Higher Education, Instructional Media, Language Arts, Literacy Standards, School Administration, Science & Mathematics, and Teacher Education.

 

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eBooks

 

Credo Reference

Over 1200 highly-regarded titles from over 80 publishers; Credo General Reference covers every major subject.

ebrary

Access to over 25,000 books from publishers such as McGraw Hill, Cambridge University Press and Oxford University Press.

EBSCO eBooks (formerly NetLibrary)

Over 5,000 eBooks are available to GBC students in the EBSCO eBook collection. Search by subject, title or author and research right from home.

Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

Written by an international roster of more than 300 authors, this encyclopedia comprehensively documents and interprets the books read by children throughout the world.

Gale ASCD Education Collection

Over 90 special collection eBooks.

International Children's Digital Library

Free access to children's books from around the world.

 

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Websites

 

A to Z Teacher Stuff

A to Z Teacher Stuff is a teacher-created site designed to help teachers find online resources more quickly and easily. Find lesson plans, thematic units, teacher tips, discussion forums for teachers, downloadable teaching materials & eBooks, printable worksheets and blacklines, emergent reader books, themes, and more.

American Literature

Features online books and short stories.

 

 

Childcare and Early Childhood Resources

Offering a comprehensive, up-to-date, and easy-to-use collection of more than 17,000 resources from the many disciplines related to child care and early education.

Database of Award Winning Children's Literature

Tailored reading list of quality children's literature or methods to find out if a book has won one of the indexed awards.

Education World

Education World, the Educator's Best Friend, is a resource that includes a search engine for educational Web sites only, a place where educators can find information without searching the entire Internet; original content, including lesson plans, practical information for educators, information on how to integrate technology in the classroom, and articles written by education experts

Educator's Reference Desk

Discovery Education provides engaging digital resources to schools and homes with the goal of making educators more effective, increasing student achievement, and connecting classrooms and families to a world of learning.

ERIC Database - Government Site

ERIC provides unlimited access to more than 1.3 million bibliographic records of journal articles and other education-related materials, with hundreds of new records added multiple times per week. If available, links to full text are included.

The Gateway

The Gateway is a Consortium effort to provide educators with quick and easy access to thousands of educational resources found on various federal, state, university, non-profit and commercial Internet sites. The Gateway contains a variety of educational resource types from activities and lesson plans to online projects to assessment items.

K-6 Teaching Resources

This site lists resources for teaching Math, English, Science and Global subjects.

Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators

Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators is a categorized list of sites useful for enhancing curriculum and professional growth. It is updated often to include the best sites for teaching and learning.

National Center for Education Statistics

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)

The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics is a global leader and authority in mathematics education, ensuring that all students have access to the highest quality mathematics teaching and learning.

PE Central

PE Central is a site for health & physical education teachers, parents and students. PE Central provides the latest information about developmentally appropriate physical education programs for children.

Teacher's Net

The ultimate teacher's resource.

Teaching Sites from the Internet Public Library

Lessons, links and lots of information

 

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