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EBSCOhost Databases

Christian Periodical Index
ATLA Religion Database with ATLA Serials

Click here to search EBSCOhost.

Teaching Tools

Access to animated, curricular content that engages students, supports educators, and bolsters achievement. Carefully mapped to Common Core, aligned to academic standards, and searchable with an online Standards Tool.

Educational resources funded and provided by Iowa's area education agencies. See TEd faculty for login info.

Teacher Network
Access to teacher chat groups, lesson plans, and classroom projects.

Open marketplace for educators to buy, sell, and share original resources.

Educator Research and Resources

Iowa Core
Access the Iowa Core Standards as well as resources for educators.

InTASC Teaching Standards
Download these standards.

Iowa Board of Educational Examiners
Information regarding Iowa teaching licensure (substitute, coaching, others) and endorsements.

Association of Christian Schools International
Provides networking opportunities, job listings, and professional development.

Find and apply for Iowa education jobs.

U.S. Department of Education
Access data and research from this government entity.

National Center for Education Statistics
Provides a compilation of statistical information covering the broad field of American education from prekindergarten through graduate school.

National Center for Education: School Crime & Safety
Executive summary of indicators of school crime and safety.

National Center for Education: Projections
Report of educational projections through 2021.

United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
A global organization working for education around the world.

Directory of Open Access Journals

The Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) is an online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals not available in EBSCOhost. 

Click here to search DOAJ for free access to articles on your topic! Searching on DOAJ is very similar to searching on EBSCOhost.

DOAJ journal titles include:
Journal of Teaching and Learning
Journal of Curriculum and Instruction
Educational Research eJournal
Journal of Teacher Education and Educators
Journal on Best Teaching Practices
Christian Perspectives in Education
... and many more!

Print journals in the Emmaus library

Christian Education Journal
Christian School Educators
Education Digest
Gifted Child Today
Journal for Christian Educators
Journal of Education and Christian Belief
Language Arts
The Reading Teacher
Teaching Tolerance
Teaching Children Mathematics
... and many more!