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):
Assessing the Effect of Project-Based Learning on Science Learning in Elementary Schools https://t.co/XbrlejCpyK
“students who received the intervention had higher scores on a standardized science test (0.277 SD) and reported higher levels of self-reflection and collaboration”
— Paul Bruno (@Paul__Bruno) November 3, 2022
Addressing Chronic Absenteeism in Schools: A Meta-Analysis of Evidence-Based Interventions is a bit of a depressing study which basically found that no interventions worked. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On Student Absenteeism.
What Does Research Say About Grade Retention? A Few Key Studies to Know is from Ed Week. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About Grade Retention, Social Promotion & Alternatives To Both.
The good and bad of virtual on-demand tutoring is from Brookings.