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Online Resources

Authoritative sources of articles and reference information, brought to you by the Ridgefield Library unless otherwise noted. Items identified by the researchIT CT logo are provided courtesy of teh Conencticut State Library. Have your library card handy for log-in.

ERIC iConnEducation Resource Information Center contains1.3 million records with 323,000 in full text. 1966 to present.

Professional Development Collection iConnResearch for teachers and other educational professionals.

Teacher Reference Center iConn Search 280 education periodicals for teachers, administrators, and other educational professionals.

MasterFile Premier (EBSCO) - search magazine articles for any topic of interest, available in full text.



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Federal, State and Local Education Resources

Connecticut Core Standards
Connecticut Education Association
Connecticut School Profiles
Connecticut State Department of Education

Ridgefield Public Schools Website -
Ridgefield Schools
        Public/private schools, nursery schools and day care centers in Ridgefield     

U.S. Department of Education - Parents - Teaching


Common Core State Standards Initiative –
EducationWorld – from The George Lucas Educational Foundation
National Education Association (NEA) –
New York Times - The Learning Network
PBS LearningMedia
Smithsonian Education – from Verizon Foundation

Additional Education Resources

ipl2: Information You Can Trust – click on "Resources by Subject" and then "Education"

Learning Disabilities and Special Education

Connecticut State Dept. of Education - Bureau of Special Education
LD Online

SPED*NET - Special Education Network of New Canaan - resources and local programs
Wright's Law

Library Materials

Circulating books and most reference books are available in the stacks. Print magazines and newspapers are on display or ask at the Adult Services Desk. Audiobooks and most nonfiction DVDs are shelved separately. Travel and fine arts DVDs are shelved with the books in the stacks.

Education - 370-379
Elementary Education - 372
Higher Education- 378
Secondary Education - 373
Special Education - 371
Test Prep (AP, SAT, ACT, CLEP) - 378.166

College Courses on CD and DVD - located in Adult Services


See General Periodical Indexes online

Also of Interest

See our Ridgefield Schools page with links to public and private schools, nursery schools and day care centers in Ridgefield.

Check here to find out if there are any upcoming programs scheduled on education topics.

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