MIT-study looked at the long term effects of flipped classroom: any benefit quickly faded and it made the achievement gap worse.

I posted about a recent meta-analysis on flipped classroom a few months ago. This doesn’t mean that there aren’t new studies being published. The good thing of this RCT is that they also looked at the long term effects. And while the short term effects seemed positive, the story rapidly changes: The results of our… Read More MIT-study looked at the long term effects of flipped classroom: any benefit quickly faded and it made the achievement gap worse.

Again: don’t just put technology in schools and hope for the best (Best Evidence in Brief)

There is a new Best Evidence in Brief and while the insights in this study aren’t new at all, it’s worth repeating again and again and again and again and… A report published by the Nuffield Foundation in the UK finds that computer use in schools does not on its own boost students’ digital literacy or prepare… Read More Again: don’t just put technology in schools and hope for the best (Best Evidence in Brief)

Distinct From IQ Or Working Memory, “Implicit Learning Ability” Is An Important, Stable Trait That Varies Between Individuals

Originally posted on Research Digest:
The striking findings have implications for our understanding of intelligence By Emma Young There’s a huge amount of research into how people differ in their ability to learn things deliberately and “explicitly”, such as memorising a list of words or instructions, for example. Far less studied is “implicit learning”. Ask…