Education and Social Science

Databases

Includes bibliographic records covering areas related to educational administration, including educational leadership, educational management, educational research, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline.
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The Education Resource Information Center provides access to educational literature and resources. This database provides access to information from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index.

Includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to family studies, including marriage, divorce, family therapy, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. 
More than 700 online practice tests and interactive skill-building tutorials plus 130 e-book titles developed by expert academic and industry professionals. Includes STAAR tutorials.
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Abstracts of articles from scholarly journals, books, research reports, and conference proceedings on librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, and information management. 
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For educators; focuses on children's health and development, and current topics in education.
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Articles from more than 575 journals on anthropology, behavior, emotions, experimental methods, mental processes, observational methods, psychiatry, and psychology.

Includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to race relations, including ethnic studies, discrimination, immigration studies, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. 

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TeachingBooks.net
This easy-to-use website adds a multimedia dimension to the reading experiences of children's and young adult books. The database includes thousands of resources about fiction and nonfiction books used in the K–12 environment.
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Read from many different peer-reviewed journals aimed at professional educators. 
Newsletter
Irving Library Connect
Irving Library Connect is a newsletter for educators in the Irving area, their students, and their families. We seek to distinguish ourselves by focusing on our services and partnerships that can improve an instructor’s ability to accomplish educational objectives in the classroom and foster a culture of learning off campus. Irving Library Connect offers grade-specific calendars packed with cultural, scholastic, and family programming in every issue. Sign up today!

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Websites
Curriki
Curriki, a play on the words 'curriculum' and 'wiki', is a not-for-profit organization that is building the first and only Internet site for Open Source Curriculum (OSC), which will provide universal access to free curricula and instructional materials for grades K-12. 
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Homeschooling Adventures
Homeschooling Adventures has worksheets, lesson plans, activities, and information about laws pertaining to homeschooling.
Texas Education Agency
Find curriculum standards, school and district reports, teacher certification information, and STAAR test resources.