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 2016 – So Far.
Here are some new useful studies (and related resources):
What is Worth Reading for Teachers Interested in Research? is a great collection put together by Robert Coe. It covers lots of issues, but I’m adding it to The “Best” Lists Of Recommendations About What “Effective” Teachers Do.
Here’s a good summery of research on student motivation from Digital Promise. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles On “Motivating” Students.
Emotionally positive situations boost memory for similar future events is from Science Daily. I’m adding it to My Best Posts On Why It’s Important To Be Positive In Class.
Can Reading Logs Ruin Reading for Kids? is from The Atlantic and discusses important recent research. I’m adding it to The Best Posts On Books: Why They’re Important & How To Help Students Select, Read, Write & Discuss Them.
Small increases in sleep improve grades is from Science Daily. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Helping Teens Learn About The Importance Of Sleep.
The scientific case for doodling while taking notes is from Quartz. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On The Educational Value Of Doodling.