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 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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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 2017 – Part Two.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Study Finds Unique Way To Promote Student Self-Control

Larry Ferlazzo

A new study on self-control just came out that will be a new addition to that second list. Here’s an excerpt from the study : research studies

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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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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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No Surprise: Another Study Finds That Having An Authentic Audience Results In Improved Performance

Larry Ferlazzo

A new study has just come out finding that people performed better on a video game when being watched, and they extrapolate for other activities “An audience can serve as an extra bit of incentive.” research studies

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Intriguing New Study On “Student Engagement” & How To Define It

Larry Ferlazzo

Now, getting back to the conclusions of the study and how it relates to NCLB. research studiesAh, “student engagement.” ” A phrase used often (see The Best Posts & Articles On Student Engagement ), but its meaning can vary.

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Universal preschool is most cost-effective, study finds

The Hechinger Report

Preschool is most likely to help low-income children if their classmates come from a range of family incomes, according to a new study. The post Universal preschool is most cost-effective, study finds appeared first on The Hechinger Report.

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Hosting Study-Groups for Teachers

Reading By Example

“Thank you, Dana,” the fifth grade teacher said to me on the last day of our lunchtime study-group. ” We had just finished our six-week long study-group centered around Christopher Lehman’s book Energize Research Reading and Writing.

5 Free Tech Tools to Try in Your Social Studies Lessons [ENCORE]

The CoolCatTeacher

In today’s show, he talks about top free tech tools to try in social studies lessons. The post 5 Free Tech Tools to Try in Your Social Studies Lessons [ENCORE] appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day.

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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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Kajeet and Google Power Rolling Study Halls

Kajeet

Kajeet is proud to announce its work with Google to provide filtered Wi-Fi access on school buses for Google’s Rolling Study Halls program. This Google initiative is designed to transform the school bus into an extension of the classroom by providing students with devices to take home as part of a 1:1 program and filtered Wi-Fi on the school bus powered by the Kajeet SmartBus ™. Mobile Broadband Ed Tech Inspiration Bus WiFi SmartBus

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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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Interesting Study On “Transfer” Reinforces Effectiveness Of “Learning By Doing”

Larry Ferlazzo

Today, a post by Daniel Willingham ( A New Idea to Promote Transfer ) about a study on transfer of learning brings those two ideas together. The study itself is pretty incomprehensible to a non-academic like me, but, as usual, Dan does a great job putting it into layperson’s terms.

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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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Study Groups for Voluntary Professional Development

Reading By Example

She refers to these opportunities as “study groups” They are typically designed around a specific educational resource. In the past, I had tried to facilitate study groups but encountered several problems. Offer Study Group Opportunities to Faculty.

Study Finds That Principals Can Influence Student Learning Best By – Wait For It – Supporting Teacher Leadership

Larry Ferlazzo

research studiesThe University of Chicago Consortium on School Research (whose research I love) just came out with a report titled How Do Principals Influence Student Achievement?

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5 Great Tips for Studying Abroad

GoConqr

Studying abroad is a unique experience that every student should try , as it brings numerous advantages, from mastering languages to improving your personal skills. To help you make the most of the academic experience, we recommend these five tips for studying abroad. Discover the best resources to study abroad. Study in groups. Studying in another country is the perfect opportunity to learn or improve a language.

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“Social Studies is ‘About Creating Skilled Inquirers'”

Larry Ferlazzo

Social Studies is ‘About Creating Skilled Inquirers’ is the headline of my latest Education Week Teacher column.

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Social Sim Provides Tool To Study Segregation

techlearning

Ethics News social studies Resources App of the DayParable of the Polygons Dynamic interactive helps classrooms explore topics of bias, diversity Pros: The interactive games help students see and understand how “harmless choices can make a harmful world.”

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Shocker: Study Finds That Low-Income Students Tend To Have Less Agency Than Those Coming From Higher-Income Families

Larry Ferlazzo

research studies© 2008 fatbwoy , Flickr | CC-BY-ND | via Wylio.

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A Sesame Study In Kindness

NPR Learning and Tech

A new survey from Sesame Workshop found that parents and teachers worry a lot about kindness — what it looks like, how to cultivate it and why there isn't enough of it in the world

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Statistic Of The Day: To The Surprise Of No Teacher, New Study Finds That Class Size Matters

Larry Ferlazzo

To the surprise of not a single teacher in the world, a new study find that class size matters. research studiesHere’s how The 74’s summary article about it, Reducing Class Sizes Is Popular With Parents but Not Education Experts.

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The Best Commentaries On The Huge New Study On Race, Inequality & Gender

Larry Ferlazzo

The Equality of Opportunity Project unveiled a huge new study on race and economic inequality today. The incarceration data in this study is staggering. best of the year research studies social studies

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The Best Videos For Learning Why It’s Important To Study History

Larry Ferlazzo

A few days ago, in anticipation of Semester Finals next week, I shared The Best Videos For Learning Why It’s Important To Study Geography. In your own words, please share some (at least three) of the reasons they say it’s important to study history.

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Study Reveals Critical Future Job Skills Gap

techlearning

A global study released by Adobe, “Creative Problem Solving: Essential Skills Today’s Students Need for Jobs in Tomorrow’s Age of Automation,” highlights the importance of teaching these skills.

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Study Finds That Encouraging Students To Visualize Themselves As Successful Helps Them Overcome Challenges

Larry Ferlazzo

Imagining a successful future can help students overcome everyday difficulties is the headline of an article summarizing a new study. research studiesHere’s an excerpt: Researchers had students write about what they envisioned as their future successes.

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Federal Judge Finds Racism Behind Arizona Law Banning Ethnic Studies

NPR Learning and Tech

An Arizona law banning ethnic studies violated students' constitutional rights, a federal judge said Tuesday. Image credit: LA Johnson/NPR

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5 Free Tech Tools to Try in Your Social Studies Lessons

The CoolCatTeacher

In today’s show, he talks about top free tech tools to try in social studies lessons. Richard Byrne the author of Free Technology for Teachers has some fantastic professional development courses including a course for history / social studies teachers.

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Study Shows Positive Impact Of Ed Tech On ELLs & Students With Special Needs

Larry Ferlazzo

A new study has found what much previous research has concluded – good use of ed tech can have a positive impact on all students, but especially on ELLs and students with special needs. research studies technology

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New Study Documents The Benefits To School That Are Obvious To Us, But Maybe Not So Obvious To Our Students

Larry Ferlazzo

How You Behave in School Predicts Life Success Above and Beyond Family Background, Broad Traits, and Cognitive Ability is the title of a brand-new study that is happily not behind a paywall. research studies

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