These online encyclopedias offer summaries of topics. Entries are written by experts and usually offer suggested readings for further information. This could be a good place to start.
EWU Office of Field Placement Resources ( EDUC 200, EDUC 420, Student Teaching)
- Sage Knowledge
Formerly Sage Reference Online, offers full-text articles from around 50 scholarly encyclopedias, covering a wide range of the social sciences. You may keyword search the entire collection.
- Gale Virtual Reference Library
Full-text access to over 35 scholarly encyclopedias and reference works on a wide variety of topics: business, education, environment, history, medicine, and the social sciences.
- World Book Online
Access 7 encyclopedias: World Book Advanced (high school/undergraduates); Kids (elementary); Student (middle/high school); Discover (differentiated instruction); 2 Spanish language & 1 French language.
- Statistics in Education
Sources of national and Washington State statistics
- CQ Researcher