ICTS Study Guides
Use these study guides to help you prepare for the Illinois Certification Testing System exams.
Advice for forming lesson plans for children's fiction and non-fiction materials.
US Department of Education
The US federal web site containing information on "No Child Left Behind," federal financial aid, and more.
Tips on how to write more professionally, publishing your work, and creating a portfolio.
The Library of Congress Learning Page
A collection of websites that support humanities education.
SWAN Online Catalog
The Essential Conversation: What Parents and Teachers Can Learn from Each Other by Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot
Engaging Schools: Fostering High Schools’ Motivation to Learn by the National Research Council (U.S.) Committee
Learning While Black: Creating Educational
Excellence for African American Children by Janice E. Hale
Who Says Bullies Rule? Common Sense Tips to Help Your Kids Cope by Catherine DePino
Quality Education for Latinos and Latinas by Rita and Marco Portales
Can Students End School Violence? Solutions from America’s Youth by Jason Ryan Dorsey
No Excuses: Closing the Racial Gap in Learning by Abigail M. Thernstrom
Effective Teaching Strategies That Accommodate Diverse Learners from Upper
I Choose to Stay: A Black Teacher Refuses to Desert the Inner City by Salome Thomas-EL
Setting Limits in the Classroom: How to Move Beyond the Classroom Dance of
Discipline by Robert J. Mac Kenzie
Wonder by R.J. Palacio
Planet Middle School by Nikki Grimes
Leverage by Joshua Cohen
Off to Class by Susan Hughes
Bailey by Harry Bliss
Freedom Writers starring Hilary Swank, Patrick Dempsey, and Scott Glenn
Coach Carter starring Samuel L. Jackson, Robert Ri'chard, and Rob Brown
Stuttering: Straight Talk for Teachers from the Stuttering Foundation
DVD/SPECIAL INTEREST/STU 667