Resources for Prospective Teachers

Education students downtown at the Ludington Center.
The documents and resources listed here will help guide you as you complete your teacher preparation program at Albion College.

Online Resources

Education students here at Albion College have searched the Web to identify a small sample of Internet sites that are of interest to all in-service and pre-service teachers. Get on the train and visit the sites they have selected.

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  • Newslink Just one of many sites that link to newspapers and magazines in the U.S. and around the world, plus up-to-the-minute news from the Associated Press.
  • Education Week It’s THE resource to keep you up-to-date on education in the U.S
  • The International Educator Ever think about teaching overseas? This is the site for you. Lots of interesting articles and a huge list of job openings.
  • New York Times Learning Network Learning and teaching resources related to current events and journalism. Updated daily, M-F.
  • US Department of Education Publications One-stop public access to free copies of publications, posters, videos, and other Dept. of Ed brick-a-brac. You can even order the publications through this site.
  • The Chronicle of Higher Education The old-fashioned way of finding out the gossip about what’s going on in the world of higher education.
  • Electronic Journal of Science Education Just what it says, a peer-reviewed online journal about science education.
  • Heinemann A publisher of fine teacher education texts and resources, primarily related to literacy.
  • Leveled Children’s Books Search thousands of books leveled for guided reading,
    Reading Recovery, and Accelerated Reader. Also has a chart to compare levels across the three systems.
  • Scholastic These are the books nearly every child used in school. Great for parents who want to purchase texts for their children.

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