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Educational evaluation -- United States

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View Resource ERIC/AE Full Text Internet Library

The ERIC Clearinghouse on Assessment and Evaluation (ERIC/AE) has recently announced the opening of its Full Text Internet Library, providing access to over 250 "of the best full-text books, reports, journal articles, newsletter articles and papers on the Internet that address educational measurement, evaluation and learning theory." The titles, currently culled from nine online journals and 29...

http://ericae.net/ftlib.htm
View Resource Environmental Literacy Council

Environmental studies in secondary schools has evoked a great deal of controversy, especially over the character and quality of the textbooks used in these classes. The Environmental Literacy Council, a successor organization to the Independent Commission on Environmental Education, has put together a fairly balanced collection of resources to help teachers and students. The site is divided into...

https://enviroliteracy.org/
View Resource National Assessment of Adult Literacy 2002 Home Page

The National Center for Education Statistics has posted a new Webpage devoted to the National Assessment of Adult Literacy 2002 program which will assess the current status of the English-language literacy skills of adults in the United States. The site presently offers a description of the purposes and goals of the program; posted and forthcoming working papers on adult literacy assessment; and...

https://nces.ed.gov/naal/
View Resource The Knowledge Loom

Developed by The Northeast & Islands Regional Educational Laboratory at Brown University, this site offers a collection of materials on well-regarded, innovative teaching theories and models. The collection functions as a database providing links to sites devoted to user-selected topics. Search parameters include educational themes, level of instruction, states of the union, institutional...

https://www.brown.edu/academics/education-alliance/knowledge...
View Resource Tests and Teaching Quality: Interim Report

The National Academy Press has made available the first interim report of the NRC's Committee on Assessment and Teacher Quality. This report reaches five conclusions about the current efforts of many states to test teachers as part of their licensing requirements. In general, the report finds these test minimally effective in assessing or predicting a teacher's success in the classroom. Moreover,...

https://www.nap.edu/read/9788/chapter/1
View Resource The Nations Report Card: Geography 2001

Released in June 2002, this 168-page report offers a comprehensive overview of the state of geography education in the 4th, 8th, and 12th grades across the United States. Administered by the National Center for Education Statistics in the US Department of Education, the report presents the results of the sample survey of student achievement in geography, along with comparing the results to the...

https://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/pdf/main2001/2002484a....
View Resource U.S. Department of Education: Doing What Works

Educators across the United States are always looking for compelling new resources to use in the classroom, and this fine website sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education delivers high-quality resources for just that purpose. The Doing What Works website contains content based on the Department of Education's Institute of Education Sciences' "What Works" clearinghouse. First-time visitors can...

https://www2.ed.gov/nclb/methods/whatworks/edpicks.jhtml
View Resource National History Education Clearinghouse

The U.S. Department of Education is responsible for this well-executed and extremely interesting website which is "designed to help K-12 history teachers access resources and materials to improve U.S. history education in the classroom." There are many different areas to explore on this website, a few of which are "History Content", "Teaching Materials", "Issues & Research" and the "Weekly Quiz"....

https://teachinghistory.org/
View Resource Harvard Family Research Project

Since 1983, the Harvard Family Research Project (HFRP) has focused their work and research on complementary learning, which acknowledges that "children need multiple opportunities to learn and grow at home, in school, and in the community." Visitors will definitely want to check out the "Webinar Series", which can be found on the homepage. The archive consists of seven webinars consists that...

https://globalfrp.org/Articles/Welcome-to-the-Global-Family-...