A small-scale study suggests some ways to achieve better results for English-learners in preschool using the the popular, play-based Tools of the Mind curriculum.
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April 07, 2014
Preliminary results of a survey of California high school teachers suggest that poverty-related challenges lead students at low-income schools to receive half an hour less instructional time per day than their peers in higher-income schools.
April 06, 2014
At a packed session of the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, presenters offered simple and practical research-based methods of increasing student achievement by increasing motivation.
April 05, 2014
The results of a large, randomized controlled trial conducted in Indiana suggest that diagnostic or interim assessments have mixed and limited effects on final or summative exam results.
March 25, 2014
Highlights of the upcoming Philadelphia conference, award winners and new leadership for the American Educational Research Association.
February 26, 2014
AERA is offering free online access to peer-reviewed journal articles on newsworthy topics, starting with the Common Core.
December 05, 2013
This fall's negotiations over the reauthorization of the Education Sciences Reform Act, the federal law governing education research, have officially died.
May 16, 2013
The debate over Education Secretary Arne Duncan's speech at AERA—and the protests it engendered—continues.
April 28, 2013
Amid the more than 14,500 researchers and educators at the American Educational Research Association conference, a more nuanced view of school leadership is coming into focus.
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A University of Pennsylvania program is studying ways to increase the number of young black men embarking on education research careers.