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Resource Guide:
Elementary Education

Selected Call Numbers

Call numbers are the shelving locations for each item. Browsing in the following areas of the library will help you find materials for your topic.

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

Selected Subject Headings

Subject headings are selected terms to represent a topic. Searching subject headings in the library catalog will bring the most complete list of results. Below are some example subject headings. More subject headings can be located in the red books at the reference desk.

  • 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

Selected Materials at the Von Canon Library

Below are some selected materials in the library with their shelving locations. Browsing in the listed areas of the library will help you find more materials for your topic.

Title Call Number
Rethinking standards through teacher preparation partnershipse-Book
The flat world and education: how America’s commitment…LC213.D37 2010
Saving schools: from Horace Mann to virtual learningLA226.P44 2010
Artful teaching: integrating the arts … across the curriculumLB159.5.U6167 2010
Liberating learning: technology, politics, and the future…LB1028.M625 2009
Teaching the female brain: how girls learn math and scienceQA11.2.J36 2009
American educationLC191.S684 2014
High-stakes testing and the decline of teaching and learningLB3051.H89 2008
The best schools: how human development research…LB1131.A729 2006
Awakening children’s mindsHQ767.9.B465 2001
What kids need today’s best ideas for nurturing, teaching…e-Book
Movement + music: learning on the move, ages 3-7GV452.W436 2004

Selected Research Databases

Selected Journals and Magazines

The following journals supply articles to the library’s databases. YOu can see if a specific journal supplies articles to our databases by searching the journal title on the library journal page.

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

Selected Websites and Digital Archives