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Online Education Resources

Internet Resources for those researching in the Education field.

Psychological Organizations

American Psychological Association (APA)
Largest association of psychologists worldwide; standards (fee).

American School Counselor Association (ASCA)
Supports school counselors' efforts to help students focus on academic, personal/social, and career development (access mostly for members)

Jean Piaget Society
Interdisciplinary membership of scholars, teachers, and researchers interested in exploring the nature of the developmental construction of human knowledge; some resources and links

National Association of School Psychologists
Support school psychologists - enhance the learning and mental health of all children and youth; resources and links

 

Testing

American Evaluation Association
Professional association of evaluators; application and exploration of program evaluation; links to tests; some conference presentations

American Psychological Association (APA) 
FAQ for finding psychological tests

Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Tests and other measurement devices; info on standardized tests and research instruments

ETS Research

Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print
By the Buros Institute; a comprehensive guide to contemporary testing instruments.

National Association of Test Directors (NATD)
Info on testing in educational settings; appropriate use of testing; resources and links

National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME)
Advance the science of measurement in the field of education; most items for purchase

PsycINFO database

Test names appear in the Abstract field and the Tests & Measures field; documents that have the actual test in its entirety are marked "Appended" in the Tests & Measures field; also -- search keywords in PsycInfo, adding the words "validity" and/or "reliability" -- finds articles re: the validity or reliability of instruments on the topic

Tests and Measures in the Social Sciences: Tests Available in Print Vols
Index to compilations of tests; can locate tests, measures, instruments, etc; check the library for the source volume