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  • How Teachers Are Using Technology at Home and in Their Classrooms
    Pew Research Center report on the use of technology by middle and secondary school teachers. In addition to challenges that it poses in the classroom, there are significant differences between the availability and use of technology in higher and lower income school districts.

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Just getting started on your research? Here are some resources that you can use to find information on education topics:

  • ERIC (Proquest)  Icon
    ERIS (Proquest) is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education to provide extensive access to educational-related literature. The ERIC database corresponds to two printed journals: Resources in Education (RIE) and Current Index to Journals in Education (CIJE).
  • Education Full Text
    Includes Education Index Retrospective (1929-1983) and Education Full Text (1983-present) which index English-language periodicals, monographs, and yearbooks. Many articles published since 1996 are available in full text.
  • Web of Science
    Includes Science Citation Index, Social Science Citation Index, Arts & Humanities Citation Index, and the Conference Proceedings Citation Index in Science and Social Science.
    An archive of the back issues of core journals in the humanities, social sciences and sciences. The gap between the most recently published issue of any journal and the date of the most recent issue available in JSTOR is from 2 to 5 years.
  • Educators Reference Complete
    This collection of more than 1,100 periodicals and 200 reports covers multiple levels of education from preschool to college.

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