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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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New Study Suggests That It Takes 25% Of People To Turn Minority Opinion Into Majority One

Larry Ferlazzo

At the same time, however, Saul Alinsky said that it would only take two percent, as long as it was the right two percent (see New Study Says Ten Percent Of Committed Believers Is The “Tipping Point” — I’m Not Convinced ). research studies

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This Is A Fascinating & Useful Study: Charts Are More Convincing Than Text

Larry Ferlazzo

Study: Charts change hearts and minds better than words do is a new Washington Post article about a fascinating study. research studiesHere’s an excerpt: These findings are obviously useful for when educators are involved in education policy discussions.

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Another Study Shows That The Brain Changes Physically When Learning Something New

Larry Ferlazzo

Yet another study has just come out reinforcing those findings. ” research studies

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5 Free Tech Tools to Try in Your Social Studies Lessons (#3 Episode of Season 3)

The CoolCatTeacher

In today’s show, he talks about top free tech tools to try in social studies lessons. Richard Byrne from Free Technology for Teachers From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Richard Byrne, author of Free Technology for Teachers, was a history teacher.

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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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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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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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Join the Shake Up Learning Summer Book Study!

Shake Up Learning

The post Join the Shake Up Learning Summer Book Study! Join the Shake Up Learning Summer Book Study! YOU are invited to join the Shake Up Learning Summer Book Study! The Shake Up Learning book was designed for book studies! About the Book Study.

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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.

Study: People Are More Engaged & Creative If They Trust The People They Are Working With….

Larry Ferlazzo

research studiesHow Oxytocin Can Make Your Job More Meaningful by Paul J. Zak is an interesting, and long, article from the Greater Good Center. Though the author talks a lot about oxytocin, when I went to his Wikipedia page I saw that others I respected questioned that focus.

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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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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 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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New Study Finds That Teens Can Learn A New Language As Quickly As Younger Children

Larry Ferlazzo

But a new just-released study finds that this may not be the case: An Ed Week article elaborates on these findings: Ability to Learn Languages Stays Strong Until Late Teens, New Study Finds. More importantly, though, I think this study will help me become a better teacher.

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In A Surprise To No Teacher Anywhere, New Studies Find Positive Teacher/Student Relationships Help Learning

Larry Ferlazzo

Two studies point to the power of teacher-student relationships to boost learning is a useful article in the Hechinger Report. In addition to the two studies mentioned in the headline, the piece also includes links to additional research with similar findings.

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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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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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