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Parent involvement and academic achievement

Interesting piece in my inbox this week:

A recent meta-analysis published in Educational Research Review examined the effects of parental involvement on student achievement.

The authors looked at 5,000 studies and found 37 that met their selection criteria; the 37 studies included more than 80,000 students and their families. 114 more words


Demolishing Education Myths: How Deep is Student Learning without Content Knowledge?

Few books on the state of Education have created as much of a stir as Daisy Christodoulou’s 2014 treatise, Seven Myths About Education. When It first appeared in July of 2013 as a short, persuasive e-book, British and American educators hailed it as… 992 more words

Educational Priorities


Submitted by: Linda Gross, M.A., CCC-SLP – Landmark High School Speech-Language Pathologist/Consultant and Landmark Outreach Program Adjunct Faculty

Much has been written and discussed in recent years about Executive Function (EF) challenges faced by students diagnosed with a language-based learning disability (LBLD). 641 more words

Children’s participation in research

Introducing her research into the nature of children’s playground games and rhymes in the new media age, Jackie Marsh describes her views on children’s participation in research. 294 more words

Early Years Education

Teacher autonomy in South Korea and around the world

Originally posted by International Education News on April 29, 2015:

Teacher autonomy – which refers to teachers’ ability to develop their own curriculum and instruction – has sometimes been seen as a way to support teachers’ professionalism. 1,316 more words

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Validity and baseline assessment

By Marian Sainsbury, assessment expert, former Primary teacher, and NFER research associate

Much of the recent controversy about baseline assessment has centred on arguments about its validity. 818 more words