Why is research in the field of education important?
Research contributes to the knowledge and development of the field and provides opportunities for practitioners and researchers alike to improve their practice, guide policy, and develop new knowledge about teaching and learning.
Why is research and data important?
Helps us to understand important issues
Increases public awareness
Supports the reliability and validity of claims
Serves as a conduit for sharing valuable information
Improving your research skills
Need some data? Explore these sites.
American Educational Research Association
The American Educational Research Association hosts annual meetings highlighting projects and initiatives that are advancing the field of education. »
American Institutes for Research
American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)
EdChange is an organization created by experienced educators and is dedicated to thinking around educational equity and justice. The organization offers resources, workshops, and scholarship centering equity and social justice in schools and school communities. »
National Association for Multicultural Education
National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST)
National Center for Educational Research
National Education Agency
National Equity Project
National Science Teaching Association (NSTA)
Project Look Sharp
Raise Your Hand Texas
Teaching for Change
Texans Care for Children
Texas Education Agency (TEA)
The TEA provides an array of reports based on the results of student testing and other assessments. »
TEA’s Early Childhood Education in Texas is an online space that provides information and reports that share information connected to early childhood education and educators. It also provides resources for families and webinars that share information as well. »