Learning something new? Take a test! Research shows that taking a test is more effective than other ways of studying when learning and making inferences.
Most early childhood instructional alignment initiatives focus on the use of curricula, instructional practices, learning standards and assessments. But is it enough?
It's a concept first brought to light decades ago, but still very relevant in education today: lived experience. Specifically, how can educators create significant experiences to engage students and enhance learning?
Researchers oversaw a new system of maths learning whose purpose is to promote the use of arithmetic formulas at an early age. After a year, they observed a leap in students’ performance.
Students who take part in physical exercises like star jumps or running on the spot during school lessons do better in tests than peers who stick to sedentary learning.
Study finds added access can lead to decrease in students' academic motivation. Engagement "is more than a matter of providing children with access to the latest electronic devices."
New research shows that the cerebellum is not engaged during reading in typical readers and does not differ in children who have dyslexia.
Emphasizing more play, hands-on learning, and students helping one another in kindergarten improves academic outcomes, self-control and attention regulation.