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Websites

ICTS Study Guides
Use these study guides to help you prepare for the Illinois Certification Testing System exams.Computer
http://www.il.nesinc.com/

Discovery School.com
Advice for forming lesson plans for children's fiction and non-fiction materials.
http://www.discoveryeducation.com/teachers

US Department of Education
The US federal web site containing information on "No Child Left Behind," federal financial aid, and more.
http://www.ed.gov/

Write It
Tips on how to write more professionally, publishing your work, and creating a portfolio.
http://teacher.scholastic.com/writeit/

The Library of Congress Learning Page 
A collection of websites that support humanities education.
http://www.loc.gov/teachers/usingprimarysources/

Library Materials

SWAN Online CatalogThe Essential Conversation: What Parents and Teachers Can Learn from Each Other by Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot

The Essential Conversation: What Parents and Teachers Can Learn from Each Other by Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot
371.192/LAW

Engaging Schools: Fostering High Schools’ Motivation to Learn by the National Research Council (U.S.) Committee
373.12/NAT

Learning While Black: Creating Educational Excellence for African American Children by Janice E. Hale
371.829/HAL

Who Says Bullies Rule? Common Sense Tips to Help Your Kids Cope by Catherine DePino
371.58/DEP

Quality Education for Latinos and Latinas by Rita and Marco Portales
371./82968/POR

Can Students End School Violence? Solutions from America’s Youth by Jason Ryan Dorsey
364.36/DORNo Excuses: Closing the Racial Gap in Learning by Abigail M. Thernstrom

No Excuses: Closing the Racial Gap in Learning by Abigail M. Thernstrom
371.829/THE

Effective Teaching Strategies That Accommodate Diverse Learners from Upper Saddler River
371.102/EFF

I Choose to Stay: A Black Teacher Refuses to Desert the Inner City by Salome Thomas-EL
371.11/THO

Setting Limits in the Classroom: How to Move Beyond the Classroom Dance of Discipline by Robert J. Mac Kenzie
371.1/MAC

Wonder
by R.J. Palacio
J/PAL Planet Middle School by Nikki Grimes

Planet Middle School by Nikki Grimes
J/GRI

Leverage by Joshua Cohen
J/COH

Off to Class by Susan Hughes
J/371/HUG

Bailey by Harry Bliss
E/BLI

Freedom Writers starring Hilary Swank, Patrick Dempsey, and Scott Glenn
DVD/DRAMA/FRE 3416
Coach Carter starring Samuel L. Jackson, Robert Ri'chard, and Rob Brown
Coach Carter
starring Samuel L. Jackson, Robert Ri'chard, and Rob Brown
DVD/DRAMA/COACH 353

Stuttering: Straight Talk for Teachers from the Stuttering Foundation
DVD/SPECIAL INTEREST/STU 667