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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 2021 – PART TWO.

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

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

How much do students learn when they double the speed of their class videos? is from Science Daily.

Retrieval Practice Consistently Benefits Student Learning: A Systematic Review of Applied Research in Schools and Classrooms is a new study. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About Retrieval Practice.

Thank a principal. The pandemic may have been much worse without them is from AZ Central.

I’m adding this tweet to A Very, Very Beginning List Of The Best Resources On Bullying — Please Suggest More:

Learning through ‘guided’ play can be as effective as adult-led instruction up to at least age eight is from Science Daily. It sounds like their definition of “play” is inductive teaching and learning. I’m adding it to The Best Resources About Inductive Learning & Teaching.

Focus on phonics to teach reading is ‘failing children’, says landmark study is from The Guardian. I’m adding it to The Best Articles & Sites For Teachers & Students To Learn About Phonics.