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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):

PROOF POINTS: Researchers blast data analysis for teachers to help students is from The Hechinger Report. I’m adding it to The Best Resources Showing Why We Need To Be “Data-Informed” & Not “Data-Driven.” You might also be interested in A Look Back: Studies Find That Teachers Analyzing Data Is No Help To Students If It Doesn’t Result In Different Instructional Practices .

Classroom Reading Groups: 5 Lessons From Recent Studies is from Ed Week. I’m adding it to Best Posts On The Basics Of Small Groups In The Classroom.

New evidence for the importance of educational attainment in brain health is from Science Daily. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Showing Students Why They Should Continue Their Academic Career.

EFFECT SIZES AND META-ANALYSES:HOW TO INTERPRET THE “EVIDENCE” IN EVIDENCE-BASED is from Retrieval Practice. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Understanding How To Interpret Education Research.

PROOF POINTS: Debunking the myth that teachers stop improving after five years is from The Hechinger Report. I’m adding it to The Best Articles For Helping To Understand Why Teacher Tenure Is Important.