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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 2017 – Part Two.

Here are some new useful studies (and related resources):

How talented kids from low-income families become America’s “Lost Einsteins” appeared in Salon. I’m adding it to The Best Reports On The New “Lost Einsteins” Study.

RESEARCH BITES – ELABORATIVE INTERROGATION is a useful research review. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About The Value Of “Self-Explanation”

The top of this chat has some interesting info on an infamous study on classroom walls. I’m adding it to The Best Posts On The Study Suggesting That Bare Classroom Walls Are Best For Learning.

Quality of children’s sleep may affect eating habits and weight is from Science Daily. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Helping Teens Learn About The Importance Of Sleep.

Publish or (the field will) perish: Blended learning needs more peer-reviewed publications is from Brookings. I’m adding it to The Best Research Available On The Use Of Technology In Schools.

Did new evaluations and weaker tenure make fewer people want to become teachers? A new study says yes is from Chalkbeat.