Monthly Archives: July 2018

Don’t Miss This Handy Compilation of Research Summaries

Over at Teacherhead, Tom Sherrington has gathered more than a dozen summaries of teaching research. Any one of them will provide lots of useful information. The whole collection makes a great library. To be clear: any such collection will include



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Preschool for Parents: Surprising Long-Term Benefits

Head Start programs prepare young children — especially those from lower socio-economic cohorts — for success in school. Can these programs help more if extended by the parents? Continue reading



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You Are a Learning Style of One

Many educational fads ask teachers to sort our students into false learning categories: by learning style, for example, or by gender. Instead, we should focus on cognitive processes — like memory and attention — that apply to all our students. As learners we can’t be categorized, but we’re more alike than different. Continue reading



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