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 EDUCATION RESEARCH STUDIES IN 2020 – PART TWO.
You can see all my “Best” lists related to education research here.
Here are some new useful studies (and related resources):
Life expectancy falling for adults without a bachelor’s degree is from Eureka Alert. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Showing Students Why They Should Continue Their Academic Career.
Study shows stronger brain activity after writing on paper than on tablet or smartphone is from Eureka Alert. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About Handwriting & Learning.
Study Snapshot: Paying for Whose Performance? Teacher Incentive Pay and the Black-White Test Score Gap is from the American Educational Research Association. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning Why Teacher Merit Pay Is A Bad Idea.
Generative Learning Generates Learning is from 3 Star Learning. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About The Value Of “Self-Explanation”
I’m adding this tweet to The Best Resources For Learning About The Importance Of Prior Knowledge (& How To Activate It):
New data on the Matthew effect: prior knowledge about a topic make it easier to acquire new knowledge on that topic ($) https://t.co/UrIm3cP3g2 pic.twitter.com/wzH0qXQTM9
— Daniel Willingham (@DTWillingham) March 26, 2021