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LearningEffective Teaching and Learning (K-16) – STEM related materials

Arrangement in chronological order is provided to give a more historical presentation of materials within each organization.

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) http://www.aaas.org/

Assessing Student Achievement Project http://www2.edc.org/asap/Default.htm [practical resources and readings that will help you explore assessment practices and accountability issues]

Berkley Evaluation and Assessment Research (BEAR) Center http://bearcenter.berkeley.edu/

Concept Oriented Reading Instruction (CORI) http://www.cori.umd.edu/

Foundational Approaches in Science Teaching (FAST) http://hawaii.edu/crdg/sections/science/documents/FAST.pdf

Full Option Science System (FOSS) http://www.fossweb.com/

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering & Medicine

National Academy of Education

National Research Council (NRC) http://sites.nationalacademies.org/nrc/index.htm

Progress Portfolio http://www.progressportfolio.northwestern.edu/  [software that helps students conduct long-term inquiry projects on computers (e.g. visualization projects, web-based inquiry projects, explorations with CD-ROMs, simulations, digital libraries, etc.).]  

Stanford Educational Assessment Laboratory (SEAL) http://www.stanford.edu/dept/SUSE/SEAL/  

Thinkertools  (UC-Berkley) http://www.thinkertools.org/index.html  

Worldwatcher http://www.worldwatcher.northwestern.edu/softwareWW.htm  [provides an accessible and supportive environment for students to explore, create, and analyze scientific data.]