International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)
International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE):
- The Journal of Research on Technology in Education (JRTE) features the most relevant ed tech research from around the globe. This peer-reviewed journal includes topics ranging from original research to theoretical positions and systems analysis.
- The Journal of Digital Learning in Teacher Education (JDLTE) is a referred journal published by ISTE’s Special Interest Group for Teacher Educators (SIGTE). The journal provides a forum for sharing information among departments, schools, and colleges of education that are confronting the issues associated with providing computer and technology education for pre-service and inservice teachers.
- The Journal for Computing Teachers (JCT) is a production of the Special Interest Group for Computing Teachers (SIGCT) of ISTE. JCT supports and enhances the mission of SIGCT, which includes teaching about computing in grades K–12.
National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)
National Science Teachers Association (NSTA):
- Science and Children (9 issues per year): For preschool and elementary school teachers, this journal features interdisciplinary learning experiences, innovative classroom activities, and discussions of current topics including assessment strategies, inquiry, and standards-based teaching.
- Science Scope (9 issues per year): For middle school teachers, included are effective inquiry activities, staff development issues, interdisciplinary strategies, successful partnerships and programs, and updates on current events in science and education.
- The Science Teacher (9 issues per year): For high school teachers, this journal provides ideas for laboratory inquiry activities, promotes excellent pedagogy, and addresses staff development and secondary-level issues of concern.
- Journal of College Science Teaching (6 issues per year): For content and methods professors teaching science students and (especially) non-science students, this journal covers best practices, innovative teaching materials, assessment and evaluative criteria.
- NSTA Reports: Members keep current with the only newspaper about science teaching—publishing up-to-date events, news, and both local and national stories that impact science education.
National Council of Teacher of Mathematics (NCTM)
National Council of Teacher of Mathematics (NCTM):
- Teaching Children in Mathematics: an official journal of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics and is intended as a resource for elementary school students, teachers, and teacher educators. The focus of the journal is on intuitive, exploratory investigations that use informal reasoning to help students develop a strong conceptual basis that leads to greater mathematical abstraction.
- Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School: an official peer-reviewed journal of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics and is intended as a resource for middle school students, teachers, and teacher educators. The focus of the journal is on intuitive, exploratory investigations that use informal reasoning to help students develop a strong conceptual basis that leads to greater mathematical abstraction.
- Mathematics Teacher: an official journal of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, is devoted to improving mathematics instruction from grade 8-14 and supporting teacher education programs. It provides a forum for sharing activities and pedagogical strategies, deepening understanding of mathematical ideas, and linking mathematics education research to practice.
- Mathematics Teacher Educator: contributes to building a professional knowledge base for mathematics teacher educators that stems from, develops, and strengthens practitioner knowledge. The journal provides a means for practitioner knowledge related to the preparation and support of teachers of mathematics to be not only public, shared, and stored, but also verified and improved over time (Hiebert, Gallimore, and Stigler 2002).
- Journal for Research in Mathematics Education: an official journal of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, is devoted to the interests of teachers of mathematics and mathematics education at all levels-preschool through adult. JRME is a forum for disciplined inquiry into the teaching and learning of mathematics.
- Student Explorations in Mathematics: formerly known as Student Math Notes, is an official publication of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics and is intended as a resource for grades 5-10 students, teachers, and teacher educators. Each issue develops a single mathematical theme or concept in such a way that fifth grade students can understand the first one or two pages and high school students will be challenged by the last page.
National Council of Teacher of English (NCTE)
National Council of Teacher of English (NCTE):
- Language Arts: a professional journal for elementary and middle school teachers and teacher educators. It provides a forum for discussions on all aspects of language arts learning and teaching, primarily as they relate to children in pre-kindergarten through the eighth grade.
- School Talk: a lively six-page newsletter designed specifically to help classroom teachers bridge the gap between the ideal and the real world of teaching. Presented in a friendly, informal voice, each issue focuses on one particular topic and deals in practical terms with questions that teachers everywhere are asking.
- Talking Points: published by WLU, the Whole Language Umbrella, a conference of NCTE. Talking Points helps promote literacy research and the use of whole language instruction in classrooms. It provides a forum for parents, classroom teachers, and researchers to reflect about literacy and learning.
- Middle School / Junior High
- Voices from the Middle: offers articles on research and best practices in middle level reading, writing, speaking, and listening in the visual and language arts. Our mission is to be the cornerstone for the ongoing professional development of language arts educators.
- English Journal: NCTE’s award-winning journal of ideas for English language arts teachers in junior and senior high schools and middle schools. It presents information on the teaching of writing and reading, literature, and language, and includes information on how teachers are putting the latest technologies to work in their classrooms.
- English Leadership Quarterly: a publication of CEL, the Conference on English Leadership, and helps department chairs, K-12 supervisors, and other leaders in their role of improving the quality of English instruction. ELQ offers short articles on a variety of issues important to decision makers in the English language arts.
- College Composition and Communication: College Composition and Communication publishes research and scholarship in rhetoric and composition studies that supports college teachers in reflecting on and improving their practices in teaching writing and that reflects the most current scholarship and theory in the field.
- College English: the professional journal for the college scholar-teacher. CE publishes articles about literature, rhetoric-composition, critical theory, creative writing theory and pedagogy, linguistics, literacy, reading theory, pedagogy, and professional issues related to the teaching of English.
- English Education: published by the Conference on English Education (CEE), and serves as a forum for discussion of issues related to the nature of our discipline and the education and development of English teachers at all levels, primarily middle and high school.
- Research in the Teaching of English: the flagship research journal of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) in the United States. It is a broad-based, multidisciplinary journal composed of original research articles and short scholarly essays on a wide range of topics significant to those concerned with the teaching and learning of languages and literacies around the world, both in and beyond schools and universities.
- Teaching English in the Two-Year College: the journal of the Two-Year College English Association (TYCA), is for instructors of English in two-year colleges as well as for teachers of first- and second-year composition in four-year institutions. TETYC publishes theoretical and practical articles on composition, developmental studies, technical and business communication, literature, creative expression, language, and the profession.
National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS)
National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS):
- Social Education: Social Education, our flagship journal, contains a balance of theoretical content and practical teaching ideas. The award-winning resources include techniques for using materials in the classroom, information on the latest instructional technology, reviews of educational media, research on significant social studies-related topics, and lesson plans that can be applied to various disciplines.
- Social Studies and the Young Learner: The goal of Social Studies and the Young Learner is to capture and enthuse elementary teachers across the country by providing relevant and useful information about the teaching of social studies to elementary students. The teaching techniques presented are designed to stimulate the reading, writing, and critical thinking skills vital to classroom success.
- Middle Level Learning: Middle Level Learning brings together lesson ideas and theoretical content focused on social studies in the middle grades.
- Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People: The Notable Trade Books list is published each year as an insert to the May/June issue of Social Education. A pdf of the most recent list is available to NCSS members only in the Archive of Publications.
- Curriculum Standards: National Curriculum Standards for Social Studies: A Framework for Teaching, Learning, and Assessments. This valuable resource defines and presents each of the ten thematic strands and correlated performance expectations for three distinct levels: early grades, middle grades, and high schools.
- Theory & Research in Social Education: Theory & Research in Social Education (TRSE) is published by the College and University Faculty Assembly (CUFA) of NCSS. Articles cover a variety of topics: teacher training; learning theory and child development research; models and theories used in developing social studies curricula; and schemes for student participation and social action.
- The Social Studies Professional: The Social Studies Professional (TSSP), the official newsletter of NCSS, is published exclusively online beginning with the September 2011 issue.
Generic “Teaching” Journals
Generic “Teaching” Journals:
- Teaching and Teacher Education: Teaching and Teacher Education is an international journal concerned primarily with teachers, teaching, or teacher education situated in an international perspective or in an international context. http://www.journals.elsevier.com/teaching-and-teacher-education/
- Journal of Teacher Education: The Journal of Teacher Education (JTE) is leading teacher education through the 21st century with timely topics such as field experiences and teacher education; cognitive science and critical thinking; preparing teachers for urban schools; teachers’ beliefs; accreditation and certification; selection, retention, and recruitment of minority teachers and teacher leadership; perspectives on leadership; professional ethics in teacher education; and restructuring teacher education. http://jte.sagepub.com/
- Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy (JAAL): The Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy is the only literacy journal published exclusively for teachers of older learners. Each issue offers practical, classroom-tested ideas grounded in research and theory. Whether you work with new, struggling, or skilled readers, you’ll find something of interest in JAAL. http://www.reading.org/General/Publications/Journals/JAAL.aspx
- The Reading Teacher: If you work with children up to age 12, you need The Reading Teacher in your professional library. Inside every issue you’ll find, practical, evidence-based teaching ideas to meet the needs of all learners, articles to help you transform research into effective practice; Information on the most critical issues in teaching, written by educators for educators, content that’s ideal for professional development in any setting—on your own, in a school-based learning community, or in teacher education. http://www.reading.org/general/Publications/Journals/RT.aspx
- The Elementary School Journal: The Elementary School Journal has served researchers, teacher educators, and practitioners in the elementary and middle school education for more than one hundred years. ESJ publishes peer-reviewed articles that pertain to both education theory and research and their implications for teaching practice. In addition, ESJ presents articles that relate the latest research in child development, cognitive psychology, and sociology to school learning and teaching. http://www.jstor.org/page/journal/elemschoj/about.html