Education

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This is a collection of certification requirements for teachers' within the 50 states.

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This is a professional organization for educational leaders across the United States.

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"This crib sheet is a guide to the APA style and is not intended to replace the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 5th edition." From http://www.crk.umn.edu/library/links/apa5th.htm

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"The purpose of this site is to provide a forum for discussion of topics that are relevant to the field of sport psychology through quarterly publications. The subjects that will be covered include theory, research and practice of sport psychology as well as social issues related to the field of athletics. It is our hope that this journal will serve as a valuable resource for anyone that is interested in the field." From http://www.athleticinsight.com/

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"Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids is brought to the World Wide Web as a service of the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO). Ben's Guide serves as the educational component of GPO Access, GPO's service to provide the official online version of legislative and regulatory information.

This site provides learning tools for K-12 students, parents, and teachers. These resources will teach how our government works, the use of the primary source materials of GPO Access, and how one can use GPO Access to carry out their civic responsibilities. And, just as GPO Access provides locator services to U.S. Government sites, Ben's Guide provides a similar service to U.S. Government Web sites developed for kids." from web site

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The Census Bureau's Subjects A-Z is a starting point for locating data collected by the Federal government. Use USA.gov or another search engine to locate up-to-date information or to find resources not listed here.

This resource replaces FedStats.gov, which was last updated in 2007.

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"ED was created in 1980 by combining offices from several federal agencies. ED's mission is to promote student achievement and preparation for global competitiveness by fostering educational excellence and ensuring equal access. ED's 4,200 employees and $68.6 billion budget are dedicated to:

  • Establishing policies on federal financial aid for education, and distributing as well as monitoring those funds.
  • Collecting data on America's schools and disseminating research.
  • Focusing national attention on key educational issues.
  • Prohibiting discrimination and ensuring equal access to education." from web site

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"The primary purpose of the Digest of Education Statistics is to provide a compilation of statistical information covering the broad field of American education from prekindergarten through graduate school. The Digest includes a selection of data from many sources, both government and private, and draws especially on the results of surveys and activities carried out by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). To qualify for inclusion in the Digest, material must be nationwide in scope and of current interest and value. The publication contains information on a variety of subjects in the field of education statistics, including the number of schools and colleges, teachers, enrollments, and graduates, in addition to educational attainment, finances, federal funds for education, libraries, and international education. Supplemental information on population trends, attitudes on education, education characteristics of the labor force, government finances, and economic trends provides background for evaluating education data." from publisher's web site

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"ECRP is a bilingual Internet journal on the development, care, and education of young children." From http://ecrp.uiuc.edu/

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Bierce Government Documents ED 1.328/13:

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INFOhio's resources are intended for teachers, students, and parents, and they include the Core Collection, a list of freely accessible databases of articles, historical documents, art images, digital video, biographies, online encyclopedias, and much more. A username and password are necessary for access from home. Ohio college of education students pursuing a preK-12 teaching degree are eligible.

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"The School District Demographics site is related to the access and use of school district demographic information. The site's purpose is:

  • To provide access to information about demographics, social characteristics, and economics of children and school districts from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) of the U.S. Department of Education.
  • To enable users to directly access school district geographic and demographic data.
  • To provide information about school district demographic concepts, uses, and applications to facilitate effective use of these information resources." from web site

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"The files below contain data on all schools and districts in the State of Ohio. You can access the 1998 - 2006 Local Report Card data files for Ohio school districts, buildings and the state as a whole. This data most often provided in excel files but some files are available in tab delimited format. If the files are large, they are compressed using WinZip. These data files can be downloaded into spreadsheet software or databases for analyses." from web site

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ORC enhances teaching and learning by promoting standards-based best practices in mathematics, science, and reading for Ohio schools and universities. ORC serves as a trusted source of easily accessible, peer-reviewed, high-quality, and effective resources.

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OPLIN Lesson Plans includes links to two dozen lesson plan sites around the internet.

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Various study guides to the Praxis tests. Check dates for currency.

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"This edition of Projections of Education Statistics provides projections for key education statistics, including enrollment, graduates, teachers, and expenditures in elementary and secondary schools. Included are national data on enrollment and graduates for the past 15 years and projections to the year 2017, as well as state-level data on enrollment in public elementary and secondary schools and public high school graduates to the year 2017." From http://nces.ed.gov/programs/projections/projections2017/

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"The Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) provides reliable and timely data on the mathematics and science achievement of U.S. 4th- and 8th-grade students compared to that of students in other countries." From http://nces.ed.gov/timss/

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