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Middle Grades Education- Information for Current Students

(for math classes)

Elementary Education Journals

GALILEO Database Abbreviations:

  • PDC: Professional Development Collection Database
  • ASC: Academic Search Complete Database
  • RL: Research Library Database

12 month delay means that a journal issue published in January 2007 will not be available until January or February 2008.

Microfilm only means that the current year will not be available until the next year.

Yes means it is currently available in that database.

Journal Title PDC ASC RL Bound or Microfilm
American Educational Research Journal       Microfilm only
American Journal of Education     Yes (2000-2006) Microfilm only
Art Education     Yes  
Arts & Activities Yes      
Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom Yes Yes    
Child Development Yes (12 month delay) Yes (12 month delay)   Microfilm (1966-2004)
Childhood Education     Yes Microfilm (1966-1999)
Children and Schools Yes Yes    
Children's Literature     Yes  
Children's Literature in Education Yes (12 month delay) Yes (12 month delay)    
Cognition & Instruction Yes (12 month delay) Yes (12 month delay)    
Early Childhood Education Journal Yes (12 month delay) Yes (12 month delay)    
Early Childhood Today Yes Yes    
Early Years Yes (12 month delay) Yes (12 month delay)    
Education Yes Yes Yes  
Education Digest Yes (2 month delay) Yes (2 month delay)   Microfilm (1972-1999)
Education Week Yes Yes Yes  
Educational Leadership Yes Yes 1988-1999 Bound (1977-2000)
Educational Research Yes (12 month delay) Yes (12 month delay)    
Educational Research & Evaluation Yes (12 month delay) Yes (12 month delay)    
Elementary School Journal     1992-2006 Bound (2008-to date)
Evaluation & Research in Education Yes Yes    
Gifted Child Today Yes   Yes  
Journal Title PDC ASC RL Bound or Microfilm
Instructor - Primary Yes Yes Yes Microfilm (1964-1983)
International Journal of Early Years Education Yes (12 month delay) Yes (12 month delay)    
Journal for Research in Mathematics Education     1997-2003 Bound (1977-1985)
Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology     Yes (12 month delay)  
Journal of Educational Psychology       Bound (1972-1985,
Journal of Educational Research Yes Yes    
Journal of Learning Disabilities Yes Yes Yes Bound (1978-2000)
Journal of Research in Childhood Education     Yes Bound (1989-1997)
Journal of Research in Reading Yes (12 month delay) Yes (12 month delay)    
Journal of Teacher Education       Microfilm (1968-1999)
Bound (2008-to date)
Language & Education Yes      
Language Arts     Yes  
Learning Disabilities Research & Practice Yes (12 month delay) Yes (12 month delay)    
Mathematics Teaching     Yes  
Phi Delta Kappan Yes (3 month delay) Yes (3 month delay) Yes Microfilm (1966-June 2007)
PJE Peabody Journal of Education Yes (12 month delay) Yes (12 month delay)    
Primary & Middle Years Educator Yes Yes    
Primary Educator Yes Yes    
Reading & Writing Quarterly Yes Yes (12 month delay)    
Reading Research and Instruction     Yes  
Reading Research Quarterly     Yes  
Reading Teacher Yes (12 month delay) Yes (12 month delay) Yes (12 month delay) Microfilm (1971-2001)
Reading Today Yes Yes Yes (12 month delay)  
Remedial & Special Education Yes Yes Yes  
Review of Educational Research     Yes Bound (1990-1998)
Scholastic Early Childhood Today     Yes  
Scholastic Parent & Child Yes Yes Yes  
School Library Media Activities Monthly     Yes (6 month delay)  
School Psychology Review Yes Yes    
School Science and Mathematics     1992-2005  
Journal Title PDC ASC RL Bound or Microfilm
Science Activities Yes Yes Yes  
Studies in Art Education     Yes  
Social Studies Yes Yes Yes  
Teacher Magazine Yes Yes Yes  
Teachers College Record Yes (12 month delay) Yes (12 month delay)    
Teaching Children Mathematics     1997-2003 Bound (2008-to date)
Teaching Exceptional Children Yes Yes    
Teaching PreK-8 Yes Yes Yes  
Teaching Science Yes Yes Yes  
Topics in Early Childhood Education Special Education Yes Yes Yes  

Tools for Thinking:

Numerous resources are available through educational resource companies to support mathematical thinking of the instructor and the students. Following are just a few examples that may be helpful during your math courses.

Web-Based Resources:

Related Standards:

http://www.decal.state.ga.us/ - Bright from the Start – Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning

Georgia Performance Standards: Pre-K – Grade 5:  (See the standards by grade level at http://www.georgiastandards.org/math.aspx.)

Knowledge: (GPS)

  1. Understand processes and approaches for exploring mathematics and solving problems.
    • Solve problems using appropriate technology (K-5)
    • Reason & evaluate mathematical arguments (K-5)
    • Communicate mathematically (K-5)
    • Make connections among mathematical ideas and to other disciplines (1-5)
    • Represent mathematics in multiple ways (1-5)
  2. Understand concepts and skills related to numbers and mathematical operations.
    • Represent the number & order of objects using numbers and understand them (K)
    • Explore quantitative situations involving distance, length, capacity, weight, time, and temperature (K)
    • Understand how to represent numbers, and be able to add and subtract small numbers (1)
    • Measure basic quantitative attributes of concrete objects (1)
    • Further understanding of numbers including fractions and how to represent them.  Addition, subtraction, and multiplication through concrete manipulation & basic calculations. (2)
    • Understand length, time, and temperature and choose an appropriate tool to measure them (2)
    • Use decimal fractions and common fractions to represent parts of a whole.  Understand the four arithmetic operations for whole numbers and use them in basic calculations, and apply them in problem solving situations (3)
    • Understand and measure time and length.  Model and calculate perimeter & area of simple geometric figures (3)
    • Master the four basic operations with whole numbers by solving problems.  Understand rounding.  Add and subtract decimal fractions and common fractions with common denominators (4)
    • Measure weight in appropriate metric & standard units.  Measure angles(4)
    • Understand meanings of multiplication and division of decimal fractions and use decimal fractions and common fractions in computation, as well as in problem solving situations (5)
    • Compute area of geometric plane figures.  Understand the concept of volume and compute volume of simple geometric solids and measure capacity.  Convert from one unit to another within one system of measurement (5)
  3. Understand principles and skills of measurement and the concepts and properties of geometry.
    • Recognize and name basic geometric shapes and spatial relationships(K)
    • Understand concepts of basic geometric shapes and spatial relationships of concrete objects (1)
    • Understand basic and compound geometric shapes together with the elements from which they are composed (2)
    • Further develop understanding of characteristics of previously studied geometric figures (3)
    • Understand and construct plane and solid geometric figures.  Graph points on the coordinate plane. (4)
    • Understand congruence of geometric figures and the correspondence of their vertices, sides, and angles.  Understand concept of pi. (5)
  4. Understand concepts and skills related to algebra.
    • Understand how to express relationships as mathematical expressions (3)
    • Investigate and represent mathematical relationships between quantities using mathematical expressions in problem-solving situations (4)
    • Represent and investigate mathematical expressions algebraically by using variables (5)
  5. Understand concepts and skills related to data analysis.
    • Pose questions and gather data about themselves and their surroundings (K)
    • Create simples tables and graphs and interpret them (1, 2)
    • Gather, organize, and display data and interpret graphs (3)
    • Gather, organize and display data.  Compare features of graphs. (4,5)

Links to Other Disciplines:


  • Reading, writing, and math in daily living:  Interdisciplinary lesson plan
  • Teaching Reading in Mathematics, Second Edition: A Supplement to Teaching Reading in the Content Areas:   If Not Me, Then Who?  Available from http://www.nctm.org
  • Topsy Turvies, M. Anno (1990), Philomel Books
  • The Biggest Nose, K. Caple (1985), Houghton Mifflin, Boston, MA
  • The Principal’s New Clothes, S. Calmenson (1989), Scholastic, New York, NY
  • My Place in Space, R. Hirst and S. Hirst (1990), Orchard Books
  • Changes, Changes, P. Hutchins (1987), Alldin Books
  • The Biggest Pumpkin Ever, S. Kroll (1984), Scholastic, New York, NY
  • The New Fence, C. Irons and D. Vanderee (1993), Mimosa Publications, San Francisco, CA
  • Tar Beach, F. Ringgold (1991), Random House
  • Grandfather Tang’s Story, A. Tompert (1990), Crown Publishers
  • Anno’s Mysterious Multiplying Jar, M.M. Anno (1983), Putnam Publishing Group
  • I’ve Got Your Number, John, O.S. Berg (1965), Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, New York, NY
  • Do You Wanna Bet? Your Chance to Find Out About Probability, J. Cushman (1991), Clarion Books, New York, NY

Social Studies


Fine Art

  • The Geometry of Art and Life, M. Ghyka (1977), Dover, New York, NY
  • Geometry in Art and Architecture, C. Paul (2004), Key College Publishing
  • The Fourth Dimension and Non-Euclidean Geometry in Modern Art, L.D. Henderson (1993), Princeton
  • Singers’ Heights:  http://lib.stat.cmu.edu/DASL/Datafiles/Singers.html

Business and Economics

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