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Curriculum & Teacher Education

  Your Subject Librarian is Peggy Ridlen. She can be reached at 314-889-1443 for research assistance.

For Books

Links to Books: Curriculum resources in both the Main and Curriculum Room collections.

Reference Sources for Children's Literature

CredoReference: Select "Literature" before you search.

For Articles

Teacher Reference Center

  • This EBSCO periodical index provides abstracts for 280 of the most popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines.
  • Subjects: Assessment, Best Practices, Continuing Education, Current Pedagogical Research, Curriculum Development, Elementary Education, Higher Education, Instructional Media, Language Arts, Literacy Standards, School Administration, Science & Mathematics, and Teacher Education.

Education Research Complete

  • This EBSCO database contains a periodical index providing access to over 2,030 journals (1,200 in full-text) along with full-text of books and conference papers.
  • Subjects: All levels of education from early childhood to higher education, curriculum instruction, administration, policy, funding and related social issues.

Curriculum Guides

Parkway School District: Access to guides for each grade level through 12.

Webster Groves School District: Curriculum resources, overviews and guides for all levels. Some links require Webster Groves password.


DESE: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.

Gateway to 21st Century Skills: Access to educational resources found on various federal, state, university, non-profit and commercial web sites.

The Lexile Framework for Reading: Provides educators reading measurements that are actionable and that apply to everyday classroom instruction.

iCivics: iCivics prepares young Americans to become knowledgeable, engaged 21st century citizens by creating free and innovative educational materials.  iCivics has produced 16 educational video games as well as vibrant teaching materials that have been used in classrooms in all 50 states. Today we offer the nation’s most comprehensive, standards-aligned civics curriculum that is available freely on the Web.

SchoolRooms: An internet portal for the K-12 community, SchoolRooms incorporates multimedia and interactive content, all selected, approved, and aligned with specific educational objectives by teachers, media experts, and librarians at three different levels (elementary school, middle school, and high school).

Shodor: National resources for computational science education, sorted by grade and subject. Also includes faculty and student enrichment resources.

*** More Math and Science curriculum resources can be found on the Library's Mathematics web page.