Why personalized learning is hard to study

The Christensen Institute

This week saw the release of the third in a series of personalized learning studies conducted by the RAND Foundation. NB: For those familiar with last 2015 RAND report on personalized learning by the same authors, it’s worth noting a crucial distinction: this new study analyzed a group of 32 schools only 16 of which were included in the set of over 60 schools in the 2015 sample, which helps to explain some divergent conclusions drawn between the two.).

Guest Post: Teaching Social Studies To ELLs

Larry Ferlazzo

Now, it’s time to talk about teaching Social Studies to ELLs. Social Studies has been taught through lecture for as long as I remember. Social Studies is big on reading documents. social studies teacher resources

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Guest Post: Social Studies, ELLs & “Engagement”

Larry Ferlazzo

Now, it’s time to talk about teaching Social Studies to ELLs. The first post in this series was by Kayla VanLeuvan: GUEST POST: TEACHING SOCIAL STUDIES TO ELLS. Beyond its academic implications, however, lies the true value of social studies instruction.

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Guest Blog Post: How To Develop Your Study Skills.

EdTech4Beginners

Studying can be difficult without the right guidance. Learning methods to manage your time, condense your study material and optimize how you process information can greatly help with developing your study skillset. education study ideas study skills studying teaching technolog

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New Study On Multiple Choice Tests

Larry Ferlazzo

For better multiple-choice tests, avoid tricky questions, study finds is a Science Daily summary of the study and, for a change, the summary does a good job of sharing the key research conclusions, including suggested guidelines. research studieseslfuntaiwan / Pixabay.

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Research Studies Of The Week

Larry Ferlazzo

I often write about research studies from various fields and how they can be applied to the classroom. However, so many studies are published that it’s hard to keep up. By the way, you might also be interested in My Best Posts On New Research Studies In 2018 – So Far.

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20 Free Online Resources to Upgrade Your Studying Process

Educational Technology Guy

You may see Julie's latest publications and contact her via Linkedin All students would agree that it is difficult to study. Thanks to the Internet, there are free online resources that you can use to upgrade your studying process. You can rely on these high quality study guides.

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Research Studies Of The Week

Larry Ferlazzo

I often write about research studies from various fields and how they can be applied to the classroom. However, so many studies are published that it’s hard to keep up. By the way, you might also be interested in My Best Posts On New Research Studies In 2018 – So Far.

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If I was teaching Social Studies today…

Dangerously Irrelevant

Some folks know that I started my education career as a middle school Social Studies teacher in Charlotte, North Carolina. For instance, if I was teaching Social Studies today… My students and I definitely would be tapping into an incredible diversity of online resources.

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Research Studies Of The Week

Larry Ferlazzo

I often write about research studies from various fields and how they can be applied to the classroom. However, so many studies are published that it’s hard to keep up. By the way, you might also be interested in My Best Posts On New Research Studies In 2018 – So Far.

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5 Free and Fun Online Tools for Studying

Kleinspiration

5 Free and Fun Online Tools for Stress-Free Studying I always give my Scholastic posts a lot of thought. I am excited to share a few of my favorite studying tools with you. Quizlet Quizlet states it best, "We make simple learning tools that let you study anything, for free."

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Do You Teach Social Studies To ELLs & Want To Write A Guest Post About It?

Larry Ferlazzo

a series on different ways of teaching Social Studies to ELLs – in any K-12 level. If you teach Science to ELLs – even if you aren’t an official Social Studies teacher and just use it in your regular classes – I’d love to publish a guest post of 300-700 words from you talking about it.

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Research Studies Of The Week

Larry Ferlazzo

I often write about research studies from various fields and how they can be applied to the classroom. However, so many studies are published that it’s hard to keep up. By the way, you might also be interested in My Best Posts On New Research Studies In 2018 – So Far.

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Research Studies Of The Week

Larry Ferlazzo

I often write about research studies from various fields and how they can be applied to the classroom. However, so many studies are published that it’s hard to keep up. By the way, you might also be interested in My Best Posts On New Research Studies In 2018 – So Far.

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Research Studies Of The Week

Larry Ferlazzo

I often write about research studies from various fields and how they can be applied to the classroom. However, so many studies are published that it’s hard to keep up. By the way, you might also be interested in My Best Posts On New Research Studies In 2017 – Part Two.

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Argument Writing in Social Studies

CUE

Read.Inquire.Write is a researched-based Social Studies curriculum from the University of Michigan School of Education. The post Argument Writing in Social Studies appeared first on OnCUE.

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Research Studies Of The Week

Larry Ferlazzo

I often write about research studies from various fields and how they can be applied to the classroom. However, so many studies are published that it’s hard to keep up. By the way, you might also be interested in My Best Posts On New Research Studies In 2017 – Part Two.

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Study Finds That Making Goals Increases Effort

Larry Ferlazzo

PsyBlog writes about a study that’s been around for awhile, but is new to me. Here’s an excerpt from their post, Motivation Increased 35% By One Simple Goal-Setting Instruction, Study Finds : I’m adding it to Best Posts On Students Setting Goals. research studies

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Useful Video: “Why Study History?”

Larry Ferlazzo

I think I’ll have students watch this video, along with reading some texts, to explain why we study history: social studies video

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Big New Study On Reading Instruction

Larry Ferlazzo

Ending the Reading Wars: Reading Acquisition From Novice to Expert is a huge new study that has a lot to offer – plus, it’s not behind a paywall. The study’s authors obviously would have benefited by talking to K-12 teachers (or, if they did, to more of them).

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Why Should Students Study Abroad?

TeachThought - Learn better.

Why Should Students Study Abroad? About 3 years ago, Teach Thought was included at the table for the first White House Travel Blogger Summit on Study Abroad and Global Citizenship. The post Why Should Students Study Abroad?

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Big New Study On Genes & Education

Larry Ferlazzo

A big new study came out today on genes and education. I don’t understand most of it, despite it having a huge question/answer section (they even use zombies to try to explain it) and despite an article in The Atlantic (see An Enormous Study of the Genes Related to Staying in School ).

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How to study smarter

The Hechinger Report

As I prepared to write this column, I relied on some pretty typical study techniques. Researchers have devoted decades to studying how to study. They drew on the results of nearly 400 prior studies. Never test yourself immediately after you study,” Toppino says.

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Research Studies Of The Week

Larry Ferlazzo

I often write about research studies from various fields and how they can be applied to the classroom. However, so many studies are published that it’s hard to keep up. By the way, you might also be interested in My Best Posts On New Research Studies In 2017 – Part Two.

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Study Finds Positive Student Classroom Behavior Can Have Powerful Impact On Peers

Larry Ferlazzo

Avoiding antisocial behavior among adolescents: The positive influence of classmates’ prosocial behavior is a new and potentially very intriguing study. Let me know what your “take” is on the study’s results.

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Research Studies Of The Week

Larry Ferlazzo

I often write about research studies from various fields and how they can be applied to the classroom. However, so many studies are published that it’s hard to keep up. By the way, you might also be interested in My Best Posts On New Research Studies In 2017 – Part Two.

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Successful Studying Tips and Resources for Students

Educational Technology Guy

Study skills are often lacking in many students. Here are some resources and tips to help them learn better study skills to help them learn and succeed. how to study study skillsThey struggle to learn material and retain it, no matter what is done in the classroom.

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Using @SutoriApp for Students to Track Study Progress & Reflections #edtech

techieMusings

In our final three weeks of AP Prep, I give students a variety of resources to study from. Though I still give some full class assignments during this time, I want to make sure that each student is studying based on their specific needs. AP Calculus Study Progress 2.

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The Unique Study Path to Math Success

Ascend Math

Uncategorized differentiated instruction Edtech update math skill gaps study planNo two students are exactly alike. In a perfect world, we would treat each as an individual, but it’s not a perfect world.

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How to Plan an AWESOME Book Study!

Shake Up Learning

The post How to Plan an AWESOME Book Study! How to Plan an AWESOME Book Study! Book studies are a great way to level up your professional learning! So I decided to put this post together, How to Plan an Awesome Book Study, to help guide you along the way.

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No Surprise: Study Finds Students More Engaged When Studying Topics Related To Them

Larry Ferlazzo

The study made an obvious point in its conclusion : Effective teachers, of course, already know and use this idea. research studies

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Interesting Study On Percentage Of Time Students Are “Off-Task”

Larry Ferlazzo

The Hechinger Report recently highlighted a 2016 study analyzing “off-task” behavior in elementary school students. The study itself can be found here , though it’s behind a paywall. research studies

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Study Tips Backed By Science

Edudemic

Rather than consuming that tenth cup of coffee or asking your exhausted classmate how they manage to study for their tests, turn to science instead. The post Study Tips Backed By Science appeared first on Edudemic.

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Research Studies Of The Week

Larry Ferlazzo

I often write about research studies from various fields and how they can be applied to the classroom. However, so many studies are published that it’s hard to keep up. By the way, you might also be interested in My Best Posts On New Research Studies In 2017 – Part Two.

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10 Tools That Can Help Students With Case Study Analysis

EmergingEdTech

Image Source A Range of Tools to Lend Efficiencies to Case Study Assignments Case study analysis is a serious work that often demands a lot of time and effort. Free Tools & Resources _ Miscellaneous Tools and Topics apps to aid in case study case study tools free case study tools

“Q&A Collections: Teaching Social Studies”

Larry Ferlazzo

Q&A Collections: Teaching Social Studies is the headline of my latest Education Week Teacher column. It includes all posts from the past seven years on teaching social studies – in one place!

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The Best Social Studies Sites Of 2018 – So Far

Larry Ferlazzo

You might also be interested in these previous posts: The Best Social Studies Sites Of 2017 – Part Two. The Best Social Studies Sites Of 2017 – So Far. The Best Social Studies Sites Of 2016 – Part Two. The Best Social Studies Sites Of 2016 – So Far.

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Think “Makerspace!” for Your Grammar Studies

MiddleWeb

Grammar study with a makerspace mindset can build all these things in, says literacy consultant Patty McGee. Articles Grammar feedback grammar grammar study Makerspace Patty McGee writingWhen we plunge into interactive learning, we get curious, look closely, ask questions, hypothesize, jot, mimic, create, play, discover, and draw conclusions.

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Study Tips: Teaching Kids to Be Excellent Students

The CoolCatTeacher

” “Study hard.” WHAT study tips actually work? What does it mean to “study?” ” How do you study? In this episode, she shares important study tips for students. ” “Study hard.”

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Learn How To Study Using… Dual Coding

Digital Promise

This is the final post in a series of six posts designed to help students learn how to study effectively. You can find the other five here: Learn How to Study Using… Retrieval Practice. Learn How to Study Using… Elaboration. Learn How to Study Using… Spaced Practice.

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StudySync Launches SyncBlasts for Social Studies and Science

techlearning

StudySync ® is launching SyncBlasts™ to support social studies and science teachers as they help students build essential skills. SyncBlasts connects social studies and science curriculum to the daily lives of students. Social Skills Careers Ed Tech Ticker social studies College News

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This Is One Of The Best Games To Teach Social Studies

TeachThought - Learn better.

The post This Is One Of The Best Games To Teach Social Studies appeared first on TeachThought. Technology Resources social studies Video Games

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New Study Finds Having Students Make Predictions Enhances Learning

Larry Ferlazzo

At least, I hadn’t until I read a new study tonight. research studiesMost teachers, including me, often have students make predictions prior to reading a text. In addition, many of us use specific strategies to help students activate prior knowledge prior to reading.

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