Last night I arrived in New Orleans to give my own keynote at the E-Learn 2019 conference, but looking at these slides by Saul Carliner, I’ve missed a very interesting keynote! I’ll be sharing my keynote later today!
There is a new Best Evidence in Brief and this time everything seems to be relevant, but I chose this new evaluation: The Education Endowment Foundation in the UK has published an evaluation of Digital Feedback in Primary Maths, a program that aims to improve primary school teachers’ feedback to students. The intervention uses a tablet… Read More Disappointing results for digital feedback in primary math (Best Evidence in Brief)
It’s an often repeated claim, but it seems hard to proof: our smartphones seem not to be the reason some of our children feel worse. From the press release: A new study, published in the journal Clinical Psychological Science, suggests that the time adolescents are spending on their phones and online is not that bad.… Read More Maybe it’s not the smartphone: study of 400 teens finds little evidence linking excessive smartphone use and mental health outcomes
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)
So some people in high places have repeated the claim that violence games cause violence. But what does the research say? Well, the answer is less clear cut than one might think. Studies range from A 2015 APA-review did find a link between violence and video games, but did not find a link with criminal… Read More Video games and violence, what does the research say?
There is a new Best Evidence in Brief with some interesting studies. And this time it has a new review that I will quote almost weekly, as it’s about a question I very often get: what is best for learning: print or digital. Answer is again: print. A recent meta-analysis in The Journal of Research on… Read More Printed vs digital text: A meta-analysis (Best Evidence in Brief)