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      A kid-friendly database, for the beginning researcher. Search options are displayed by subject area, and are done in appealing colorful graphics. Results are linked to sources, such as newspapers and magazines that are age-appropriate. A great tool for developing lesson plans and for classroom use.
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    Case studies on educational administration - Kowalski, Theodore J.
    Call Number: SCH LB2805 .K63 2012
    ISBN: 0137071302
    This is an updated text to help prospective and practicing administrators develop problem-solving and decision-making skills. The cases cover a range of problems encountered in contemporary American school districts and schools.

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    Autism spectrum disorders: foundations, characteristics, and effective strategies - Boutot, Amanda E.
    Call Number: SCH LC4718 .B68 2011
    ISBN: 0205545750
    Boutot and Myles, chief of programs for the Autism Society of America, present an introductory textbook on the range of disorders for pre-service and in-service teachers seeking a deeper understanding of autism and a clear explanation of intervention strategies.

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    Foundations of early childhood education : teaching children in a diverse society - Gonzalez-Mena, Janet
    Call Number: AUD LB1139.23 .G65 2011
    ISBN: 0073378771
    This book discusses early childhood care and education programs that aims to increase their quality through teacher training. Using a family-centered approach, the author provides an overview of these programs; links care to education; includes chapters on modeling as teaching; and integrates themes like diversity, special needs, observation, and guidance throughout.

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    In order to request interlibrary loan of books and journal articles, you will need to create two accounts.

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    IMPORTANT: The form asks for your barcode number. This is the number found on your RU ID card, which is 23311, followed by your RU ID number that begins with "9."

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