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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 2018 – PART TWO.

You can see all my “Best” lists related to education research here.

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

Effective Self-Control Strategies Involve Much More Than Willpower, Research Shows is from APS. I’m adding it to Best Posts About Helping Students Develop Their Capacity For Self-Control.

A High-Crime Neighborhood Makes It Harder To Show Up For School is from NPR.

The One Change That Boosts a High School’s Academic Performance is from Scientific American. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Helping Teens Learn About The Importance Of Sleep.

Screen Use at Bedtime May Impair Children’s Quality of Life is from The NY Times. I’m adding it to the same list.

Comparison Is Crucial for Explanation is from Psychology Today.

These Simple Writing Exercises Helped More Low-Income Students Pass Biology is from Ed Week. I’m adding it to Best Posts On How To Prepare For Standardized Tests (And Why They’re Bad).

Tests and Stress Bias is from Harvard. I’m adding it to the same list.

New studies point to a big downside for schools bringing in more police is from Chalkbeat.