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Education Week is a national publisher of news about K-12 education. Here are the latest headlines:
Here are some professional teaching associations that can be resources for you:
Department of Education Websites
Here are some quick links to the national and state Departments of Education:
Education Research Websites
Here are some links that will help you with your Education research:
US Department of Education - Research and Statistics
This site gives statistical information from various research organizations and is a great resource for education researchers.
National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
NCES is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.
PA Department of Education - Standards Aligned System (SAS)
This is where you can access all information related to standards.
The Educator's Reference Desk
The Educator's Reference Desk includes lesson plans and links to online education information.
This website on learning disorders and ADHD serves educators, parents, and kids.
Websites for Educators
Harvard's collection of links of freely available sites of interest to educators.
Education Research and Internet Guide
Evangel University's list of librarian approved online resources.
TED Talks: Education
TED stands for Technology, Entertainment, and Design, and they hold conferences that bring together some of the leaders in many different fields. TED talks are short and thought provoking talks on a variety of topics, and education is included in that.
This website offers easy access to statistics and reports on children and families, including: family and social environment, economic circumstances, health care, physical environment and safety, behavior, education and health.
This website from PBS Teachers has a lengthy list of reports and examples of best practices for using technology in the classroom. The list is divided into eleven categories including topics like visual media, Internet safety, access and the digital divide, and student learning.
The National Academies Press - Education
The National Academies Press publishes reports issued from the National Research Council and the National Academy of the Sciences. Their books are not only available for sale, but you can also download free PDFs of chapters and entire books.
Early Childhood Research and Practice
This peer-reviewed multilingual journal on the development, care, and education of young children is available full-text back to their first issue in 1999.
Education Week Teacher Professional Development Sourcebook
This sourcebook is filled with amazing resources for teachers, including great articles, a directory of useful sites, and links to PD events.
Diversity Data Kids
This website from the Institute for Child, Youth and Family Policy at Brandeis University offers graphical compilations of data designed to document the well-being of children in the US. Data comes from the census, national statistical repositories and surveys.
This website will give you information about the Praxis Exam, and allow you to check out the certification requirements for your state. You can register for the exam at this site as well.
This website will give you information about the Pre-Service Academic Performance Assessment (PAPA) test, and includes preparation materials such as tutorials and full-length practice tests.