Start with the most specific search and get broader until you have a set of titles that will work for you.
Academic Search Complete from EBSCO. Almost all the entries in this database have the article attached, which means it is a "full-text" database. Also, it is part of the EBSCOHost interface, so you can use MY EBSCO to save the citations. If you don't know about MY EBSCO, you should check it out and set up and account.
Research Library from Proquest, like Academic Search Complete, is a database that has magazines, newspapers, and journals on all subjects. Proquest uses a difference search algorithm, so always check this one too.
JSTOR is the library's largest resource that has only scholarly articles. It contains hundreds of journals on education and may be a good source of statistics or research you can use to argue your point of view.
More databases at: http://library.kutztown.edu/az.php
KEYWORDS or KEYWORD PHRASES are words or phrases that describe your topic.
Usually descriptive adjective and nouns.
When you do a keyword search in a library database, it searches
Write a sentence describing your topic,
? A question mark is called a wild card. In a search, it replaces one character within a word.
* An asterisk is used for truncation. It is always placed at the end. It searches for all words that start with the root phrase before the pound sign. The * represents any number of letters at the end of the word.