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):
Unless I’m misreading this,it seems 2 say that,at least at UC Berkeley, letters of recommendation don’t influence student’s admission.If this is case there,it’s good bet this could b case elsewhere. So,perhaps colleges could reduce burden writing these letters places on hs tchrs? https://t.co/UC0KZEmHh9
— Larry Ferlazzo (@Larryferlazzo) February 16, 2023
Thanks @educationweek and @SarahDSparks for highlighting recent findings on tradeoffs of 4-day school weeks at a time when multiple states (MO, OK) are considering revising their legislation on the policy. Some excellent @Paul_N_Thompson quotes in there too! https://t.co/5HYHakf5gM
— Emily Morton (@emily_r_morton) February 14, 2023
Beyond Test Scores: Measuring Teacher Impact on Student Success is from Calder. I’m adding it to THIS APPEARS TO BE A GOOD TREND: THIRD STUDY IN A ROW IDENTIFIES NON-TESTED WAYS TEACHERS HELP STUDENTS SUCCEED.
Does subsidized public health insurance for parents improve children's human capital and close achievement gaps? https://t.co/Jx8nXq5BmY
"important spillover benefits to children's educational achievement and can help reduce inequities in children's human capital development"
— Paul Bruno (@Paul__Bruno) February 21, 2023