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SUMMARY OF SCIENTIFICALLY BASED RESEARCH:
RESOURCES FOR THE NCLB

AREA: Curriculum and Instruction

Resources

1. The Catalog of School Reform Models. Published by the Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory. For more information: http://www.nwrel.org/scpd/catalog/about.shtml.

2. Report of the National Reading Panel: Teaching Children to Read. Published by the National Institute of Child Health and Development. For more information: http://www.nichd.nih.gov/publications/nrp/smallbook.htm.

3. Preventing Reading Difficulties in Young Children. Published by the National Research Council. For more information: http://books.nap.edu/books/030906418X/html/index.html.

4. Research-based Support for Mathematics Teachers. Developed by the Teacher Development Coalition at the University of Kansas. For more information: http://www.ksde.org/outcomes/ResBSMT.html.

5. Expert Panel System and Exemplary Programs Mathematics. Offered by the USDOE. For more information:
http://www.enc.org/professional/federalresources/exemplary/promising/
document.shtm?input=CDS-000496-496_toc,00.shtm

6. Exemplary and Promising Science Programs Report. Offered by the USDOE. For more information: http://www.enc.org/professional/federalresources/exemplary/science/.

AREA: Bilingual/English as a Second Language

Resources

1. Online Library: Educational Research. Posted by the National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition and Language Instruction Educational Programs (NCELA) - (formerly the National Clearinghouse for Bilingual Education). For more information: http://www.ncela.gwu.edu/library/edres.htm.

2. Research and Theory. Posted by the Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). For more information: http://www.tesol.org/pubs/catalog/researchandtheory.html.

AREA: Professional Development

Resources

1. What Works in the Elementary School: Results-Based Staff Development Council. Published by the National Staff Development Council. For more information: http://www.nsdc.org/connect/projects/elwhatworks.pdf

2. What Works in the Middle: Results-Based Staff Development. Published by the National Staff Development Council. For more information: http://www.nsdc.org/midbook/index.cfm.

3. What Works in the High School: Results-Based Staff Development. Published by the National Staff Development Council. For more information: http://www.nsdc.org/connect/projects/hswhatworks.pdf

AREA: Parent Involvement

Resources

1. Building Successful Partnerships: A Guide for Development Parent and Family Involvement Programs. Published by the National PTA. For more information: http://www.pta.org/parentinvolvement/bsp/book.asp.

2. The Parent Difference: Uniting School, Family, and Community. Published by the National Parent Information Network. For more information: http://npin.org/books/barcla96.html.

AREA: Safe and Drug Free Schools

Resources

1. Safe, Disciplined, and Drug-Free Expert Panel. Offered by the USDOE. For more information: http://www.ed.gov/offices/OSDFS/expert_panel/drug-free.html

2. Model Programs. Offered by the Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration. For more information: http://www.modelprograms.samhsa.gov/template.cfm?CFID=639914&CFTOKEN-11435430

3. Model and Promising Programs. Offered by The Center for the Prevention of Youth Violence. For more information: http://www.jhsph.edu/PreventYouthViolence/Resources/Model-Promising%20Programs.html

AREA: Technology

Resources

1. Journal of International Forum of Educational Technology & Society. A cooperative effort with the IEEE Learning Technology Task Force. For more information: http://ifets.ieee.org/periodical.

2. Educational Technology Expert Panel: Exemplary and Promising School-based Programs. Offered by the USDOE. For more information: http://www.ed.gov/pubs/edtechprograms/.

AREA: Vocational Education

Resources

1. Exemplary and Promising Programs. Offered by the National Dissemination Center. For more information: http://www.nccte.org/programs/exemplary/index.asp?Printer=Y

2. Vocational Education Research Trends. Published by the ERIC Clearinghouse on Adult Career and Vocational Education. For more information: http://.ericacve.org/docgen.asp?tbl=tia&ID=137.

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES: 

A summary of additional resources, including the NCLB definition of SBR are available at http://www.edweek.org/ew/ew_printstory.cfm?slug=20whatworksbox.h21.

Education Week has established a Research Page on their Web site at http://www.edweek.org/sreports/special_reports_article.cfm?slug=research.htm.

Research summaries are also available at ERIC Clearinghouses. You can search the ERIC database at: http://www.eric.ed.gov/searchdb/searchdb.html.

The U.S. Department of Education is establishing a What Works Clearinghouse. The clearinghouse can be access at http://www.whatworksclearinghouse.org.

NOTE: Districts should review the program options on these sites against the NCLB SBR definition as part of their selection process.

FOR FURTHER ASSISTANCE: Districts interested in assistance in conducting further research designed to either identify specific programs and/or to conduct research on local programs designed to meet the SBR definition, should contact M and E.

 

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