New research from Stanford University finds that even students who have grown up with the internet struggle to judge the credibility of the information they read online.
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October 10, 2016
In a recent interview, one of the lead writers of the reading standards explained that the decision was about prioritiesand that learning to use technology took precedence. But what does the research say?
October 04, 2016
Keeping low-income, struggling schools up to date with textbooks can give a boost to reading and math performance.
September 28, 2016
Fourth grade math teachers who took content-intensive professional development improved their own general math knowledge, but those gains did not trickle down to students, according to a new federal study.
September 01, 2016
When students explain incorrect thinking they could very well be cementing their own misunderstandings, according to a recent literature review.
August 23, 2016
The percentage of the general public who say they support the Common Core State Standards dropped from 49 to 42 percent over the last year, according to a new poll. But some of that may be a branding problem.
August 16, 2016
A new analysis of NAEP data shows that just 22 percent of 12th graders say they've ever taken a computer science course, and more than half attend high schools that don't even offer one.
August 11, 2016
Those involved in the opt-out movement said they were strongly motivated by opposition to test-based teacher evaluations and the private sector's influence in schools, the survey reported.
August 10, 2016
Fifteen-year-olds who play online video games score above average in math, reading, and science, while those who engage in social networking tend to score below average, according to an analysis of international assessment data.
August 01, 2016
A recent study found that academic language, perspective taking, and complex reasoning can predict the kind of deep reading comprehension students need in secondary school and beyond.