Education

Education Database 

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ERIC - The Education Resource Information Center provides citations to education literature and resources. Library & Home Use <Back to Top> 
Learning Express - Interactive resource has over 300 online pratice tests including: SAT, ACT, GED, GMAT, Nursing, Fire Fighter, Police, Middle School & High School Math & Reading.  Plus many tests in Spanish.  Library & Home Use

K - 12 Education

Databases 

Research databases for school libraries that provides content representing a wide spectrum of works, including popular series from top book publishers. It contains searchable full text for thousands of popular nonfiction books. The database includes high interest titles on careers, health, life skills, ethnicity, disabilities, adventure, sports, technology, biographies, music, science, history, civics and more. Library Use Only 
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MAS Ultra School Edition - This database is designed specifically for high school libraries and contains full text for nearly 500 popular high school magazines including America's Civil War, American Heritage, American History, Archaeology, Astronomy, Bioscience, Careers & Colleges, Civil War Times, Congressional Digest, Discover, History Today, Nation, National Review, New Republic, New Scientist, Popular Science, Science News, Scientific American, Smithsonian, etc. All full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for 85,670 biographies, over 107,000 primary source documents and more than 360 reference books (including the Columbia Encyclopedia, the CIA World Fact Book and World Almanac & Book of Facts); an Image Collection of over 592,000 photos, maps & flags, color PDFs; and expanded full-text backfiles (back to 1975) for key magazines. Library & Home Use 
Middle Search Plus
Middle Search Plus - Middle Search® Plus contains full text for more than 140 popular middle school magazines. All full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays. Additionally, Middle Search Plus contains primary source documents including Essential Documents in American History, reference books including the Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia; American Heritage® Dictionary, 4th Edition from Houghton Mifflin; Encyclopedia of Animals™; and thousands of relevant photos, maps and flags. Library & Home Use 
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Primary Search - Primary Search®, designed specifically for elementary school students contains full text for more than 80 popular elementary school magazines. All full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Additionally, Primary Search includes the Encyclopedia of Animals™, and features Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia, providing students with easy-to-read encyclopedic entries written specifically for kids. The database also provides the American Heritage® Children's Dictionary, 3rd Edition from Houghton Mifflin and thousands of relevant photos, maps and flags. Library & Home Use 

Websites

Annenberg Media - Provides educational video programs with coordinated Web and print materials for the professional development of K-12 teachers.
Cass County, Missouri Private Schools - A directory of private schools in Cass County.
Cass County, Missouri School Districts - A directory of school districts in Cass County.
Center for Public Education - Provides research, data, and analysis on current education issues and explores ways to improve student achievement and engage public support for elementary and secondary public schools.
Home Education Magazine - Provides homeschooling information, support, resources and reviews, free newsletters, networking and discussion lists, and the online archives of Home Education Magazine.
Homeschooling in Missouri - Home schooling information from the Missouri Department of Elementary & Secondary Education.
Lexile Book Database - Enter a student's Lexile range to select reading materials at the appropriate level.
Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education - Provides information about schools (K-12) and education in Missouri.
National Center for Education Statistics - Find statistics related to education, including school data.
The Association of Boarding Schools - Learn about academic programs, sports, arts, and activities at college-prep boarding schools throughout the United States, Canada, and abroad.
U.S. Department of Education - Education information from the federal government.

Colleges & Universities

Database 

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Academic Search Elite - Provides core resource of scholarly information for academic Institutions.  Academic Search Elite contains full text for more than 2,100 journals and over 1,700 peer-reviewed, full-text journals. Library & Home Use

Websites

BrainTrack - Find universities, polytechnics, colleges and other higher educational institutions around the world.
CampusTours - Find facts and virtual tours for colleges and universities.
College.gov - Created by the U.S. Department of Education, this site provides information about planning, preparing and paying for postsecondary education (such as 2- or 4-year colleges and universities, and vocational or career schools).
CollegeView - Find colleges, learn about financial aid and the application process, and more.
Education Center Online - Online degrees, distance learning, and continuing education program information.
GradSchools.com - Online resource for graduate schools and graduate program information. Choose from more than 60,000 masters and PhD degree program listings by field of study, subject, graduate school or metropolitan location. Also offered are online graduate programs.
Peterson's - Search for colleges and universities, graduate schools, online degrees, private schools, and more.

Financial Aid

Websites

American Education Services - This financial aid organization provides information on financial aid, planning for college, managing your loans, and more.
College.gov - Created by the U.S. Department of Education, this site provides information about planning, preparing and paying for postsecondary education (such as 2- or 4-year colleges and universities, and vocational or career schools).
FastWeb - Find scholarships and financial aid.
Federal Student Aid - Source for free information, guidance and tools for federal student assistance—from the U.S. Department of Education's office of Federal Student Aid.
FinAid - Guide to student financial aid information, advice and tools.

Test Preparation

Database

Learning Express - Web accesible.  Interactive resource has over 300 online pratice tests including: SAT, ACT, GED, GMAT, Nursing, Fire Fighter, Police, Middle School & High School Math & Reading.  Plus many tests in Spanish.  Library & Home Use

Websites

4Tests.com - Free, online practice tests (GED, ACT, SAT, TOEFL, GRE, and more).
ACT - Find information about the ACT test.
America's Literacy Directory - Find literacy programs in your area.
COMPASS for Students - Sample test questions, Test-taking tips, and calculator tests for the college placement test for freshman. 
ETS - Educational Testing Service - Provides resources for test takers.
Missouri Division of Professional Registration - Get information about licensing and tests for over 200 different trades and professions regulated in Missouri.
Princeton Review - Information on test preparation.
SAT Preparation Center - Review practice questions, take a practice test, and more.
Test Prep Review - Free, online practice tests (GED, ACT, SAT, TOEFL, GRE, and more).

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