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Knowing Student Misconceptions Key to Science Teaching, Study Finds

“Knowing Student Misconceptions Key to Science Teaching, Study Finds,” an article in a recent issue of Education Week, discusses implications of research published earlier this year in the American Educational Research Journal: The Influence of Teachers’ Knowledge on Student Learning … Continue reading

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Value Added of Teachers in High-Poverty Schools and Lower-Poverty Schools

This just in from the National Center for Educational Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research: http://www.urban.org/UploadedPDF/1001469-calder-working-paper-52.pdf ___________________________________________________ KC Education Research Updates is a sister site of the KC Education Enterprise, which covers policy news of interest to residents of 28 districts in the … Continue reading

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ABSTRACT Consolidation and Transfer of Learning After Observing Hand Gesture

Education Week reports that, according to a new study in the March 28 issue of Child Development, “Math often can feel a little abstract to students, but teachers who gesture as they explain equations can make them more concrete for students … … Continue reading

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