Jeroen Janssen shared this new meta-analysis on flipped classroom that he wrote together with his colleagues in which they quantitatively synthesized the results of 114 studies about the effects of FTC on learning outcomes and student satisfaction with 95% of the studies used video for flipped classroom. What are the main insights: Meta-analysis shows a… Read More New meta-analysis on flipped classroom
Oh, those little school naps as a kid. Heads on the table, the soothing voice of my preschool teacher,… Ok, time to wake up, there is some research news on school naps: “Children who nap 30 to 60 minutes midday at least three times a week are happier, have more self-control and grit, and showcase… Read More What can make children happier, excel academically, and have fewer behavioral problems? Taking naps?
This may seem a bit ‘no shit, Sherlock’ and probably it is, but in times when parents often bring their kids to school by car, it’s worth repeating. Do note the study shows a correlation, not a causal relation. From the press release: Children who regularly walk or cycle to school are less likely to… Read More No shit, Sherlock: Children who walk or cycle to school less likely to be overweight or obese
It was one of my sisters, Eva-Ann, who sent me this press release and paper with the message: I’ve heard this one before… She did. But it’s always worth mentioning again and the study does go further than what we already know as lead researcher Shaylene Nancekivell and her colleagues looked more in depth to… Read More Again and more: Belief in Learning Styles Myth May Be Detrimental
I found this online: And now you may wonder if it’s true or fake news? Well, Paul, Casper and I have performed a little fact-check and it’s true!
Why don’t we use social media to teach? It has been a common idea amongst many different educators around the globe, but is it a good idea? This new Italian working paper by Barbetta et al that I found through a tweet – oh, irony – by Carl Hendrick, describes a randomized controlled trial that… Read More Is it a good idea to use e.g. twitter to work on reading comprehension in school?