From the Web - The resource library for the Place-based Education Evaluation Collaborative

MEERA - My Environmental Education Evaluation Resource Assistant, hosted by University of Michigan

Guiding Principles for Evaluators - From the American Evaluation Association

Evaluation Flash Cards - Developed by Michael Quinn Patton

Evaluation checklists - From The Evaluation Center at Western Michigan University

Logic Model Development Guide - An industry standard resources from the W. K. Kellogg Foundation

User-Friendly Guide - An extensive introduction to evaluation for beginners, published by NSF.

Online Evaluation Resource Library - A thorough resource developed by the National Science Foundation

EvalTalk and AEA365 - The highly recommended listserv and blog of the American Evaluation Association

December 13, 2013 post to AEA365 from PEER Sr. Research Associate Rachel Becker-Klein on the topic of embedded assessment for climate education.

Utilization Focused Evaluation - Background and interview with Michael Quinn Patton

Appreciative Inquiry Commons - Academic resources and practical tools for the discipline of positive change - Resources to support place-based education

EE Research Bulletins - Summaries of recent research published quarterly by NatureBridge and Nicole Ardoin

CLIPs - Descriptions and resources for building Communities of Learning Inquiry and Practice

What Works Clearinghouse - Research and resources compiled by the US Department of Education - A non-profit web site to help organizations set up relationships with contractors 

Spark Policy Institute - A series of user-friendly toolkits for Developmental Evaluation, Farm to School, etc.

Place-based Curriculum Design - A practical book by a friend of PEER's, Amy Demarest.

Influencing Conservation Behaviors - A very actionable review of behavior change research from 2013.

Measuring Results - Another excellent, but slightly older, review of relevant behavior change research.

Children and Nature Network Research Library - Searchable database with associated email alerts.

GreenNotes Article on Forest Kindergarten - Written by Amy Powers, for Green Schools National Network.

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