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Education Research Guide: Websites

A good starting point for finding resources in education.

Caldecott & Newbery Winners

Caldecott (1938 to present) and Newbery (1922 to present) medal award winners.

WSU has a standing order for annual medal titles; check the Library online catalog for call numbers and availability.

Selected Websites for Education

  • The Condition of Education is a congressionally mandated annual report that summarizes important developments and trends in education using the latest available statistics. In addition, this website has Spotlights on issues of current policy interest. These Spotlights take a more in-depth look at the issues through text, graphics and short videos. The Condition of Education 2013 is now available. 
  • Database of Award Winning Children's Literature - searchable by age
  • Education World - huge database of educational-related sites; lesson plans and games, integrating technology, professional development, school issues, administrator's desk.
  • Educator's Reference Desk - From the Information Institute of Syracuse; brings you 2,000+ lesson plans, 3,000+ links to online education information, and 200+ question archive responses
  • Enchanted Learning - Enchanted Learning produces children's educational web sites, games, and quizzes designed to capture the imagination; geared to pre-school through elementary
  • Global SchoolNet - linking kids around the world in meaningful projects for improving communication and literacy skills
  • Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators - categorized list of sites useful for enhancing curriculum and professional growth. Update frequently to include the best sites for teaching and learning. Sponsored by the Discovery Channel.
  • Kids Count Census Data - Access hundreds of indicators, download data and create reports and graphics on the KIDS COUNT Data Center that support smart decisions about children and families.The site is maintained by the Annie E. Casey Foundation.
  • Lesson Plans - thousands of free lesson plans, articles, tips and other resources for teachers, including a teaching resources search engine.
  • Teachers First - resources by subject and grade levels 1-12
  • Teachers Net Lesson Plans

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