A team of researchers at the Universities of Glasgow and Birmingham have been able to provide not a full but some answers to this question. From the press release: Ther new study, which is published in Nature Communications, demonstrates that our memories become less vibrant and detailed over time, with only the central gist eventually… Read More What information is retained in a memory over time, and which parts get lost?
Originally posted on Best Evidence in Brief Index:
By Ken To, Centre for University and School Partnership, The Chinese University of Hong Kong Teachers’ efficacy is regarded as essential for the delivery of high-quality education. A recent research study published in Early Childhood Research Quarterly examined how kindergarten teachers’ self-efficacy can affect children’s social skills…
Maybe this study has to be replicated first, but if true it’s really a sad thing: papers that cannot be replicated are cited 153 times more because their findings are interesting. From the press release: Papers in leading psychology, economic and science journals that fail to replicate and therefore are less likely to be true… Read More This is really, really bad: papers that cannot be replicated are cited 153 times more because their findings are interesting
The title of this post may seem a bit strange for some and obvious for others, but I do think it’s an interesting extra dimension to something we’ve known for quite a while now: (toxic) stress at a young age can have a huge effect on the development of the brain, and therefore it’s not… Read More Where you live as a child, can have a negative impact on your brain
The simple answer? Often not. The longer answer? Check this new study. From the press release: Log on to any app store, and parents will find hundreds of options for children that claim to be educational. But new research suggests these apps might not be as beneficial to children as they seem. A new study… Read More Are educational apps for children any good?
Maybe this is only funny for researchers who receive a lot of spam from predatory journals, but I have to agree with the original poster Richard Sever: Best predatory journal spam invite ever
Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
Valerie Strauss is a reporter and op-ed writer for the Washington Post. This opinion piece appeared on May 6, 2021. Now that the philanthropic Bill and Melinda Gates have announced they are divorcing after 27 years of marriage, let’s look at the controversial investments…
Originally posted on education ruminations:
The growth of the evidence-based movement is the best thing to happen to education in decades and has led to genuine change for the better in our schools. The most exciting part of this is that it has been a bottom-up movement, led by the profession. Many people and organisations…