AERA "is concerned with improving the educational process by encouraging scholarly inquiry related to education and evaluation and by promoting the dissemination and practical application of research results."
Annenberg Media, a unit of the Annenberg Foundation, provides on-demand streaming videos developed to advance excellent teaching. Free sign-up is required for first-time users. Videos are also available for purchase and many have been broadcast on PBS.
CRESST conducts research on important topics related to K-12 educational testing and has recently expanded to serve government, military, and pre-K through college-level education and training. Many downloadable reports and book chapters are available.
Published by the ASCD provides information about teaching and learning, new ideas and practices relevant to practicing educators, and the latest trends and issues affecting preK through higher education. Limited free access to articles for nonmembers.
Conducts research into the use of assessments to measure education outcomes, including how programs ensure participation of students with disabilities. Some of its reports are available online, but most must be ordered to be read in their entirety.
NAGC invests all of its resources to train teachers, encourage parents and educate administrators and policymakers on how to develop and support gifted children and what's at stake if high-potential learners are not challenged and encouraged.
a. Chicago (Murray-Green): 312-341-3639/49
b. Chicago (Performing Arts): 312-341-3651
c. Schaumburg: 847-619-7980