Can We Stop Obsessing About the Effects of Remote Instruction on Student Learning? by researcher Scott Marion, was published this week by The National Center for the Improvement of Educational Assessment.
He points out that no research has found that distance learning had anything but a tiny impact on student learning.
His piece is one of the best, if not the best, I’ve seen counteracting the ongoing obsessiveness some (many of whom, I would bet were able to work remotely during the worst of the epidemic) have with laying the blame for student learning challenges on teachers, unions, and school districts who implemented distance learning for an extended period of time.
I’m adding it to I’m adding it to Trying To Bring Research, Sanity, Teacher Expertise & Student Voice To The “Learning Loss” Discussion.