We are living in YouTube and TikTok times so people often think that when communicating about science we also should use video. Not a bad idea, but do be warned… it could be a bad idea if you are looking for funding. The study doesn’t surprise me as it seems to be in line with… Read More Interesting but not too surprising: Video is not always effective in science communication
I read this study already some time ago when Dan Willingham shared it on Twitter, but the results are relevant enough to share on this platform too! The results are in line with what I describe in The Ingredients for Great Teaching, btw. From the press release: The ease of finding information on the internet… Read More Homework became less effective, probably because of smartphones
Found this one via David Didau (link to the original):
The CTTL has been sharing 10 top tips for “Back to School”. My version of the 3 R’s was their first tip, this is the last tip: Read all the 10 tips on the CTTL blog!
I guess the title has triggered you? Well, it did trigger me as much debate has been about the possible negative consequences, would this now also be the case? I hate to say it, but the researchers behind this longitudinal study can’t say it yet. Still, they already have some interesting findings! From the press… Read More Toddlers who use touchscreens show attention differences, but is that bad?
There is a new Best Evidence in Brief and among the interesting new studies and reviews, Claire Chuter writes about a new meta-analysis about tutoring, something I’m also doing research on in Leiden (bold by me): Individual preK-12 tutoring experiments, varying widely in context, approach, and cost, have shown the positive impact of tutoring and small-group… Read More The Cost-Benefit Case for Tutoring (Best Evidence in Brief)
I’ve watched way too much tv as a kid. Trust me, I did. But maybe it’s not only because my grandparents – who helped raising me -allowed it, but a new study suggests it’s also maybe because of my temperament? From the press release: Children’s own temperament could be driving the amount of TV they… Read More Why do some kids like television more than others?
I don’t know for sure if it’s allowed to make fun of reopening schools as I’ve noticed it can lead tà very polarising and heated debates, but if you want more cartoons on the topic, check this post by Larry Cuban.
Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
Even the most fervent advocate for online instruction would be surprised. For those who predicted 20 years ago that remote instruction will take over public schooling, the future has arrived. And for the true believers in online instruction as the best, efficient (read: less…
Originally posted on researchED US 2020 Virtual Conference:
Pedro De Bruyckere, Arteveldehogeschool Ghent/Leiden University Twitter: @thebandb VIDEO SESSION – How to Survive COVID-19 in Education? Session In this talk Pedro De Bruyckere explains how to work on resilience with your students, but also how to free up time for yourself so you can help your students…