I often write about research studies from various fields and how they can be applied to the classroom. I write individual posts about ones that I think are especially significant, and will continue to do so. However, so many studies are published that it’s hard to keep up. So I’ve started writing a “round-up” of some of them each week or every other week as a regular feature.
By the way, you might also be interested in My Best Posts On New Research Studies In 2018 – So Far
Here are some new useful studies (and related resources):
Living with Neighborhood Violence May Shape Teens’ Brains is from Scientific American.
Research finds fair classroom practices disarm threat of evaluation retaliation is from Eureka Alert. I’m adding it to Best Posts On Students Evaluating Classes (And Teachers)
It’s time to move beyond the word gap is from Brookings. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About The “Word Gap”
The “Debunking” of Hart & Risley and How We Use Science is by Daniel Willingham. I’m adding it to the same list.
What doctors wear really does matter, study finds is from Science Daily. I’m adding it to The Best (Or, At Least, The Most Interesting) Posts On Teacher Attire.
Breaking Down the Myths That Lead Young Students to Miss School is from Ed Week. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On Student Absenteeism.
This is your brain detecting patterns is from Science Daily. I’m adding it to The Best Resources About Inductive Learning & Teaching.
The Problem with “Learning Styles” is from Scientific American. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About The Issue Of “Learning Styles”
American Kids Keep Getting Better and Better at Reading is from Mother Jones. I’m adding it to The Best Articles Pointing Out That Our Schools Are Not Failing — Please Suggest More.
Students’ Healthy Habits Can Boost Their Chances for College is from Ed Week. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On How Exercise Helps Learning — Please Contribute Other Resources.
The New York Times published Where Boys Outperform Girls in Math: Rich, White and Suburban Districts. Here’s additional info on that study.
Here’s a good commentary on that study:
I didn't have time for a blog post but I made it a moment: ⚡️ “Thoughts on Why Boys Outperform Girls in White Affluent Districts”https://t.co/y2wulHode8
— Ilana Horn (@ilana_horn) June 14, 2018