Explicit test preparation is associated with small declines in the quality of lessons, but not consistently.
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October 13, 2017
September 26, 2017
A study examining the trajectories of more than 187,000 Chicago freshmen finds that GPA is a strong predictor of later high school grades and college enrollment and persistence.
August 23, 2017
Researchers from the University of South Florida are testing a curriculum aimed at helping high-achieving high school students cope with the stress of taking advanced and college-level courses.
August 01, 2017
A pilot program, supported by a $1.4 million federal grant and led by researchers from the Johns Hopkins Science of Learning Institute, aims to test whether lessons incorporated into a 3rd grade science curriculum can boost spatial skills.
June 21, 2017
New research found that project-based learning can help improve students' academic achievement in low-income communities, but that success is not guaranteed.
May 24, 2017
The cognitive psychologist's new book "is meant to leave the teacher with a useful cartoon model of what's happening in the mind when a skilled reader reads."
May 19, 2017
Researchers working on federally funded STEM education projects have created three-minute videos about their efforts, which are now being featured as part of a weeklong virtual event.
April 26, 2017
Nearly all teachers and principals believe students should have time for independent reading at school, yet only about a third of teachers set aside time each day for this, according to a recent survey.
April 22, 2017
Thousands of scientists, educators, researchers, and science-lovers gathered on the National Mall this morning to bring attention to the importance of STEM education and advocate for fact-based policy making.
April 04, 2017
The number of students earning bachelor's degrees in computer science hit a new high recently—finally surpassing the previous peak in 2003.