I’ve obviously been posting lots of resources to help teachers during the school closure process, including:
My eleven-part Ed Week series.
The “Best Of The Best” Resources To Support Teachers Dealing With School Closures
The Best Video Tutorials On Teaching Remotely – Please Suggest More!
The Best Advice On Teaching K-12 Online (If We Have To Because Of The Coronavirus) – Please Make More Suggestions!
The Best Research Related To Closing Schools Because Of The Coronavirus
THE FOUR BEST TOOLS FOR TAKING EXISTING VIDEOS & MAKING THEM INTERACTIVE FOR ONLINE LEARNING
It seemed to me that, even though this is a crazy situation, it wouldn’t hurt to explore what research has said about online instruction.
At this point, I don’t think that individual studies are helpful to any of us, but summaries could be.
There aren’t many now, but here is what I’ve found so far – I’ll add to the list as I find more (or as readers suggest more):
The coronavirus double whammy: School closures, economic downturn could derail student learning, research shows is from Chalkbeat.
How Effective Is Online Learning? What the Research Does and Doesn’t Tell Us is from Ed Week.
What does the #edresearch say about practices to build a sense of community in online courses? Our #AskAREL reference desk has the answers: https://t.co/jAmlfKtpM4 pic.twitter.com/tKqzDrtH71
— REL Midwest (@RELMidwest) March 27, 2020
Thanks to an article in Ed Week (see National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance), I just learned about a new collection of research studies on what works in distance learning. The National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance put it together. The site is simply called Studies of Distance Learning.
What Decades of Research Tells Us About Student Success in the Online Classroom is from Discover.
Best evidence on supporting students to learn remotely comes from The Education Endowment Foundation.
Stumped by How to Best Serve Students With At-Home Learning? Follow the Evidence is from Education Week.
Coronavirus, Education Research, and Education: Relevant AERA Journal Articles is from AERA.
Virtual Illusion: Comparing Student Achievement and Teacher and Classroom Characteristics in Online and Brick-and-Mortar Charter Schools is a new study
Yes, Low-Income Students Lose the Most When Learning Goes All Online is from EdSurge.
Why Are Some Kids Thriving During Remote Learning? is from Edutopia.
How Can Educators Tap Into Research To Increase Engagement During Remote Learning? is from EdSurge.
Agree heartily, with a caveat:
“discipline” is, at least in part, the product of having a family and physical environment conducive to learning https://t.co/rxbI1wkZY5
— Prof Dynarski (@dynarski) May 6, 2020
Teaching Strategies of Award-Winning Online Instructors is from Edutopia.
Exploring the Evidence on Virtual and Blended Learning is from NYU.
ED RESEARCH FOR RECOVERY comes from Brown University, and will periodically publish research briefs.
Efficacy of Virtual Instruction in K-12 Education is a new research review from Georgia State University.
SUPPORTS FOR STUDENTS IN IMMIGRANT FAMILIES is from Ed Research For Recovery.
Teachers, Live Screen Time Is Precious. Use It Well is from Ed Week.
Promising Practices Brief: Improving Student Engagement and Attendance During COVID-19 School Closures is from The American Institute For Research. I’m adding it to the same list.
Improving the Quality of Distance and Blended Learning is from Stanford. It goes on the same list.
What Grading and Assessment Practices Could Schools Use in the Year Ahead? is from PACE. It, too, goes on that list.
IMPROVING THE QUALITY OF DISTANCEAND BLENDED LEARNING is from Ed Research for Recovery.
5 Research-Backed Tips to Improve Your Online Teaching Presence is from Edutopia.
7 High-Impact, Evidence-Based Tips for Online Teaching is from Edutopia.
What Works Clearinghouse Publishes Online Learning Research Review – Points To Adaptive Learning & Games
Norma Ming has put together Educational Research for COVID-19 Response. It’s a summary of much of the research that has been done.
Students’ experience of online learning during the COVID‐19 pandemic: A province‐wide survey study is a new research paper.
Strategies revealed for effective delivery of K-12 online education is from Science Daily, and is a summary of this new study (which is not behind a paywall).
How to really reach students with online teaching is from Science Daily.