When doing research for your curriculum and instruction courses there are a variety of sources available to you. The first step is figuring out what types of sources of information you will need to use for your research, project, or lesson plan.
If you need scholarly and/or peer-reviewed articles, you will want to start with a database. If you need background information, a good starting point would be a subject encyclopedia.
Reference sources are good starting points for research. Here are a few.