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MAED Action Research - Dr. Nancy Harding: Other Resources

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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.
  • ArtsEdSearch is an online clearinghouse that collects and summarizes high quality arts education research studies and analyzes their implications for educational policy and practice.  ArtsEdSearch focuses on research examining how education in the arts affects students’ cognitive, personal, social and civic development, and how the integration of the arts into the school curriculum affects student learning and educators’ instructional practice and engagement in the teaching profession.
  • Childcare & Early Education Research Connections connects to thousands of resources on child care and early education for research, for policy, and for education.
  • EDUCAUSE   EDUCAUSE is a nonprofit association whose mission is to advance higher education by promoting the intelligent use of information technology
  • Gateway to 21st Skills is one of the oldest publically accessible U.S. repositories of education resources on the Web. The Gateway contains a variety of educational resource types from activities and lesson plans to online projects to assessment items.
  • 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.
  •  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.
  • Teacher's Domain is a multimedia digital library for K-12 science and social studies teachers and students. The website includes classroom-ready resources, media-rich lesson plans and professional development resources organized by grade level, discipline and subject.