Online Research Sources

American Educational Research Assoc.
This is the grandfather of educational research organizations.
 
CIERA
has a report series downloadable in PDF format.
 
Creating Classroom Webs
If you're interested in creating your own website, this is the place to start. Tips on how to do it, where to go and what you'll need are all here.
 
ERIC Clearinghouse
has links to several research organizations with complete articles online.
 
Florida Center for Reading Research
has a report series downloadable in PDF format as well as html
 
Focus on Fluency
is the first booklet in the Research-Based Practices in Early Reading series published by the Regional Educational Laboratory at PREL. The 31-page report summarizes research on fluency and fluency instruction and describes strategies for fluency instruction.
 
Focus on Comprehension
is the third in the Research-Based Practices in Early Reading series published by the Regional Educational Laboratory at PREL, written by Jean Osborn and Fran Lehr. This practical and informative booklet highlights the importance of reading comprehension.
 
Focus on Vocabulary
explores vocabulary development as a component of reading comprehension by describing what research says about how students acquire vocabulary and about instruction that helps students develop the kind of vocabulary knowledge that will contribute to their reading success.
 
Learning To Read
has great articles about many literacy topics.
 
National Research and Development Centers
These 12 centers have their research and publications available online.
 
National Reading report card
We're doing better than you might think!
 
Online Video courses
Learn through video courses and broadcast classes
 
"Preventing Reading Difficulties in Young Children"
Read this influential book online.
 
Reading Online
has a large archive of research articles concerning reading, writing and the use of technology.

 

Disclaimer: The links here have been scrutinized for their grade and age appropriateness; however, contents on links on the
World Wide Web change continuously. Teachers and parents should preview all links before introducing to students.

Copyright 2000 Heather Wall