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Resource Guide:
Elementary Education

Sample Call Numbers

Topic Call Number
Theory and Practice of Education Child StudyLB 1101-LB 1109
Early Childhood EducationLB 1139.2-LB 1139.5
KindergartenLB 1141-LB 1489
Primary EducationLB 1501-LB 1547
Elementary or Public School EducationLB 1555-LB 1602
Developmental PsychologyBF 712-BF 724.85

Sample Subject Headings

Start by searching the catalog by keyword. Use whatever terms you think best describe your topic. When you find a record that matches what you are looking for, view the record and see what subject headings were used. Then search again using that term as a subject search.

  • Elementary school teaching
  • Education, elementary
  • Education, elementary – aims and objectives
  • Elementary education – curricula
  • Elementary education – curricula, United States
  • Education (elementary) Great Britain
  • Education, elementary – handbooks, manuals, etc.
  • Education, elementary – parent participation
  • Education, elementary – periodicals
  • Education, elementary – social aspects
  • Education, elementary – standards ‚ United States
  • Education, elementary – United States ‚ evaluation

Sample Materials at Von Canon Library

Title Call Number
Rethinking standards through teacher preparation partnershipse-Book
The flat world and education: how America’s commitment…LC213.D372010
Saving schools: from Horace Mann to virtual learningLA226.P442010
Artful teaching: integrating the arts … across the curriculumLB159.5.U61672010
Liberating learning: technology, politics, and the future…LB1028.M6252009
Teaching the female brain: how girls learn math and scienceQA11.2.J362009
American educationLC191.S6842008
High-stakes testing and the decline of teaching and learningLB3051.H892008
The best schools: how human development research…LB1131.A7292006
Awakening children’s mindsHQ767.9.B4652001
What kids need today’s best ideas for nurturing, teaching…e-Book
Movement + music: learning on the move, ages3-7GV452.W4362004

Research Databases

Relevant Journals and Magazines

  • Education
  • Education as Change
  • Education Digest
  • Education Innovator
  • Education Next
  • Education Review
  • Education Statistics Quarterly
  • Education Week
  • Educational Forum
  • Education Innovation and Information
  • Education Policy Analysis and Strategic Research
  • Teachers and Teaching
  • Educational Theory
  • Elementary School Journal

These are just examples. To find more, or to look for a specific journal or periodical, search our Journals.

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