In doing research, make the library and the library web page your primary source of information. For books, use the library online catalog and online books.
For articles, many full-text, use the online periodical indexes available via EBSCOhost, Facts on File, and First Search.
ERIC, Education Resources Information Center, provides more than 107,000
full-text non-journal documents (issued 1993-2004), previously available through
fee-based services only, are now available for free.
While web pages on the Internet may contain valuable information, you need to critically evaluate each source.
Resources for Educators
Resources for Parents
Dave's ESL Caf� - One of the best sites for teachers and students.
English as a Second Language Home Page - A starting point for ESL learners who want to learn English through the World Wide Web.
American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education - Contains information on teacher training and related programs.
Colleges and Financial Aid - Developed by Texas Comptroller, John Sharp, the Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation and the Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corporation the site offers information about college scholarships, state/federal financial aid programs, Texas colleges and universities, and careers.
College and University Rankings - provides a compendium of links to online college ranking services for undergraduate and graduate programs, business schools, law schools, and international universities.
FastWEB - College Financial Aid - The Internet's largest free scholarship search.
Community College Web - searchable database provides links to 1,122 community colleges in the US as well as a collection of 192 resources related to community colleges that you can search by keyword or by category.
GoCollege - Gives college-bound students a quick and easy way to match their test results to their desired majors, geographic location, and tuition dollars available.
Peterson's Education Center - A source of information about education and careers.
The Chronicle of Higher Education
Education Week on the Web
National FORUM Journals - a group of scholarly, refereed, peer-reviewed professional journals online
CH.A.D.D . - Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder.
Child Development Institute - Provides information on parenting, child development, child psychology, learning disabilities, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, dyslexia as well as reading and study skills improvement.
LD OnLine: Learning Disabilities Information & Resources - Produced by PBS, includes in-depth articles and a comprehensive list of resources.
Aaron Shepard's Storytelling Page - Resources just for storytellers and links to many stories.
AskERIC a personalized Internet-based service providing education information to teachers, librarians, counselors, administrators, parents, and others.
Buros Institute of Mental Measurement - Test Locator - Describes more than 11,000 assessment instruments and their availability. Some test reviews are available online for $15.
Education Index - An annotated guide to the best education-related sites on the Web, sorted by subject and lifestage,
Education Place - Sponsored by Houghton Mifflin. Contains resources for K-8; math, reading and language arts, technology, social studies and a Kids Clubhouse.
Educator's Reference Desk - 2,000+ lesson plans, 3,000+ links to online education information, and 200+ question archive responses.
ERIC Digests - Database contains 2,046 short reports (1,000 - 1,500 words) on topics of prime current interest in education.
Mental Measurements Yearbook - Index to the printed volumes plus test reviews online.
National Academy Press - Full Text Books
National Center for Education Statistics - The Center collects, analyzes, and report complete statistics on the condition of American education-- one of the best places to find educational statistics.
National Library of Education - Archived information.
School Library Standards for Texas - Standards used in developing, implementing, or expanding library services in the Texas Public Schools.
SchoolNet - Explore a wealth of resources, consult with on-line staff, or develop a collaborative project - Canada's Education Network.
Solution Site - K-12 lesson plans for all subject areas.
Teachable Moment - Topical activities for the K-12 classroom.
Teachers Domain - Multimedia resources for the classroom and professional development.
The Teachers Network - Supports and encourages teachers to be leaders, curriculum developers, mentors and peer coaches, researchers and policymakers.
Teaching Matters, Inc. - Organization dedicated to promoting education excellence through teaching and learning with technology.
Teachnet - Online-lession ideas, education news, teacher tips and more.
TENET Web/Texas Education Network
Texas Education Agency
Texas Administrative Code - Texas Secretary of State site.
U. S. Department of Education - News, programs, curriculum resources, and statistics useful for teachers, parents and administrators.
Yahoo-Education - Index to all types of education information.
For fun learning activities, search Google with the term "learning sites for children". Parental preview always advised.
Children's Literature Web Guide - Best books, awards, authors, and stories-- resources for teachers and parents.
PARENTS PLACE - The parenting resource center on the web. Features news on health, pregnancy, activities, nursing, family, books, and more.
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