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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):

Uncertain evidence for online tutoring is from The Hechinger Report.

PROOF POINTS: A smarter robo-grader is from The Hechinger Report. Its subtitle says everything you need to know: “But first you have to train them, and they aren’t useful for classroom teachers.” I’m adding it to The Best Posts On Computer-Graded Essays.

Want students to do better in class? Send them on culturally enriching field trips is a Science Daily summary of a new study. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Organizing & Maximizing Field Trips – Both “Real” & “Virtual”

Exercise boosts the brain — and mental health is from The Washington Post. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On How Exercise Helps Learning — Please Contribute Other Resources.

I’m adding this next video to The Best Resources For Helping Teens Learn About The Importance Of Sleep: