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Cult of Hattie

The “research based” label still carries some weight in education. To me, the term means that a given suggestion has been offered knowing that researchers have collected data warranting a positive opinion on whatever is being recommended. One thing that … Continue reading

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Science is hard enough

Science is hard enough without the reality of human weakness. Some may not find the findings of scientists as suited to their personal beliefs and scientists can have weaknesses for fame and fortune that encourages misrepresentation of scientific findings. The … Continue reading

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Why more research is needed

So many studies end with the admonition – more research is needed. I suppose this is the case because many studies only are able to resolve some of the questions that were originally┬áposed or find results that do not match … Continue reading

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A book recommendation

I sometimes write about the issue of translating research into educational practice and what seems to me to be an oblivious state when it comes to recognizing the failure of research to support a specific practice. I would argue that … Continue reading

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