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Becoming a PI

There are three important letters that you add to your name when you finish your Ph.D. But there are two other letters that are also important to researchers as they begin their careers: P.I. 1,405 more words

NaBloPoMo

What’s different about the IB Diploma? From an IB student’s perspective

So, you have already chosen to do the IB – great decision! As you may know, the diploma programme is one of the fastest growing systems in the world ( 481 more words

CAS

The Manichean World of Diane Ravitch: Are Education Tribalists Leading Us Anywhere?

American education historian Diane Ravitch once enjoyed a reputation as one of the leading public intellectuals of our time. After four decades of impressive historical research and compelling writing pushing at the boundaries of education reform, she has now emerged almost unrecognizable as the fiercest critic of school reform in the United States. 1,596 more words

Comparative School Reform - North America

Diet (Effect size = 0.12)

This post is part of a series looking at the influences on attainment described in Hattie J. (2009) Visible Learning: a synthesis of more than 800 meta-analyses relating to achievement… 853 more words

Education Research

Was the Sutton Trust report really about myths?

I’ve tweeted quite a lot about this report and true, this blog post comes quite late after its publication. I was quite positive about the report, but did notice that the press and the blogosphere seemed to mainly focus on the two (!) pages in the report on ‘ineffective practices’ (p22-p24). 1,467 more words

Education Research

Index to series on Hattie's Visible Learning

This post is just a quick reference index to my series of posts looking at the influences on attainment described in Hattie (2009) Visible Learning: a synthesis of more than 800 meta-analyses relating to achievement… 175 more words

Education Research

Concentration, persistence and engagement (Effect size = 0.48)

This post is part of a series looking at the influences on attainment described in Hattie J. (2009) Visible Learning: a synthesis of more than 800 meta-analyses relating to achievement… 817 more words

Education Research