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Online Resources for Teacher Research

National Writing Project

A selection of informative, user-friendly web sites dedicated to practitioner research.

Networks: An Online Journal for Teacher Research

This is the first on-line journal dedicated to teacher research. With the help of readers and writers like you, this journal aims to provide a forum for teachers' voices, a place where teachers working in classrooms, from pre-school to university, can share their experiences and learn from each other…. In each issue, you will find feature-length articles, as well as short reports of work-in-progress, book reviews, and discussions on current issues in teacher research.

Teacher Research (George Mason University)

A site maintained by George Mason University listing resources and background information for teachers interested in using research practices in their classrooms. Information includes: teacher research projects, research about teacher research, and current issues in teacher research.

Resources for Teacher-Researchers (Indiana University South Bend)

A website with research resource and tips for conducting classroom research.

Looking at Student Work

This web site represents an association of individuals and educational organizations that focus on looking at student work to strengthen connections between instruction, curriculum, and other aspects of school life to students' learning. The site is offered as a resource for teachers, administrators, staff developers, and others who work with teachers, schools, and students. Looking at Student Work provides ideas and resources about a set of practices we term "looking at student work."

Cress Teacher Research Program (UC Davis)

The CRESS teacher research program offers year-long seminars for teachers interested in conducting systematic research in their own classrooms or schools. Now in its twelfth year,the program supports a regional network of teacher research groups. Each group is facilitatedby an experienced teacher researcher, and, taken together, the groups support teachers of all grade levels and from all disciplines.

Educating as Inquiry - A Teacher Action Research Site

Developed by Dr. Judith M. Newman. Additional links to journals, articles, courses.

Carnegie Foundation - CASTL Program

The program, which began in 1999, includes a national fellowship project that brings together outstanding K-12 teachers as Carnegie Scholars. These scholars are committed to documenting their teaching and to sharing their work with others.