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.).

#InnovatorsMindset Instagram Book Study

The Principal of Change

This gave me the idea of doing a book study on my book, “ The Innovator’s Mindset ,” starting July 2 and going until July 18. Each day of the book study (or as you see fit), participants will be asked to share a reflection in some form on what they have read.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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“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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New Study Finds A Specific Form Of “Collaboration” Gets The Best Results

Larry Ferlazzo

A new study has come out reinforcing the value of collaboration over cooperation. research studies teacher resourcesI’ve written extensively in some of my books about the difference between cooperative learning and collaborative learning.

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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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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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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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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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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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New Study Finds Prospective Teachers View Black Children As Hostile & Angry

Larry Ferlazzo

In a surprise to…no one, a new study has found that a group of prospective teachers view African-American children as more hostile and angry than white children. research studies

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Important New Study Suggests That When It Comes To Intelligence, Nurture Beats Nature

Larry Ferlazzo

A big new and important study came out today on the heritability of intelligence and other traits. Using much more detailed genetic data than in the past, new study finds that heritability of educational attainment is only about 17%. 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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Shocker – NOT: Study Finds Not Sweating The Small Stuff Is A Good Classroom Management Strategy

Larry Ferlazzo

In a surprise to not a single teacher anywhere, a new study finds that being positive and not focusing on minor disruptions is an effective classroom management strategy. research studies teacher resources

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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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Another Study Finds Poverty’s Impact On “Cognitive Bandwidth”

Larry Ferlazzo

And the PBS News Hour wrote up a summary of those same studies: Analysis: How poverty can drive down intelligence. research studies

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Now There’s A Surprise – Study Finds That People Like To Receive Thank You Letters

Larry Ferlazzo

I’m sure this isn’t a surprise to anybody, but The NY Times just published the results of a study finding that people receiving thank you letters cared about their warmth, not how well they were worded (see You Should Actually Send That Thank You Note You’ve Been Meaning to Write ).

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New Study Finds – Wait For It – More Money For Education Helps Students & Teachers

Larry Ferlazzo

research studies school reformAs unbelievable as it seems, some people still question whether schools need more funding – despite tons of research documenting how it helps (see The Best Sites For Learning That Money Does Matter For Schools ).

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New Study Shows Learning About Growth Mindset At Start Of Ninth-Grade Increases Resilience

Larry Ferlazzo

One takeaway for me from this study is that it might make sense for us to teach about growth mindset first. research studies

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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

Intriguing, Though Not Conclusive, Study Suggests That Knowledge Gained Through Active Learning Is More Transferable To New Contexts

Larry Ferlazzo

A new study suggests that learning by observation might be faster, but that knowledge acquired through active learning makes it more likely it can be transferable to new contexts. research studies

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