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Education Studies - Graduate Programs: Other Resources

This guide will introduce education resources available to Pepperdine University students.

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Online Resources

  • AERA (American Educational Research Association) founded in 1916, is concerned with improving the educational process by encouraging scholarly inquiry related to education and evaluation and by promoting the dissemination and practical application of research results.
  • EDUCAUSE   EDUCAUSE is a nonprofit association whose mission is to advance higher education by promoting the intelligent use of information technology
  • Educator's Reference Desk includes 2,000+ lesson plans, 3,000+ links to online education information, and 200+ question archive responses.  The Educator's Reference Desk is provided by the Information Institute of Syracuse, the people who created AskERIC, the Gateway to Educational Materials, and the Virtual Reference Desk.
  • Federal Resources for Education Excellence (FREE) includes lesson plans, science visualizations, and more. This easily accessible information is provided by federal organizations and agencies such as the Library of Congress, National Archives, National Park Service, Smithsonian, National Science Foundation, and NASA.
  • Illuminations showcases classroom ready Standards-based mathematics lessons for grades Pre-K-12, interactive tools for learning and teaching mathematics, and reviewed Web sites.  Illuminations provides resources for teachers, supervisors, and mathematics educators at all levels.
  • ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education) ISTE is the premier membership association for educators and education leaders engaged in improving teaching and learnign by advancing the effective use of technology in PK-12 amd higher education.
  • Library of Congress for Teachers provides information on using primary sources in the classroom and includes easy-to-use primary source sets on the most frequently taught topics plus professional development materials and more.
  • ReadWriteThink.org  developed by the International Reading Association and the National Council of Teachers of English with support from the Verizon Foundation, this site includes standards-based lesson plans, online interactive materials for students, a gallery of peer-reviewed Web resources, and a literacy calendar with teaching ideas.
  • Smithsonian Education  This site is a gateway for Smithsonian education resources for teachers, families, and students. The site features lesson plans, field trip guides, print and online resources, opportunities for professional development, and other materials for teachers. The family section highlights "the fun things to do" at Smithsonian museums. The student section includes illustrated essays, online "IdeaLabs," and suggested books.
  • Thinkfinity   Enhance Learning with FREE lesson plans & educational resources.