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Proceedings from the Wing Institute's 6th Annual Summit on Performance Feedback

3/25/2014 )  Proceedings from the Wing Institute's 6th Annual Summit on Performance Feedback This book is compiled from the proceedings of the sixth summit titled Performance Feedback Using Data to Improve Educator Performance. The 2011 summit topic was selected to help answer

Voter Perceptions of the Common Core Standards

3/21/2014 )  Voter Perceptions of the Common Core Standards Forty six states and Washington DC have adopted the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) first conceived of by the National Governors Association and the Council of Chief State School Officers. Thirty five states

The SAT is to be redesigned for 2016

3/10/2014 )  The SAT is to be redesigned for 2016 The College Board announced a major revision of the SAT college admission test. The redesigned SAT will no longer require an essay, place less emphasis on certain vocabulary, as well as return

US Department of Education releases school discipline guidelines

2/5/2014 )  US Department of Education releases school discipline guidelines On January 8, 2014, The U.S. Department of Education (ED) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) released a school discipline package to assist educators in developing a course of action to deal

Teacher Preparation and Behavior Management

12/12/2013 )  Teacher Preparation and Behavior Management A report released this December by The National Council on Teacher Quality looks at the impact teacher preparation programs are having training teachers in effective behavior management strategies and techniques. The report titled, Training our

Balefire reviews educational apps

12/4/2013 )  Balefire reviews educational apps Balfire has produced a web site to help parents and educators make informed decisions when considering the purchase of educational apps. The site strives to be a non biased and objective source of evidence based information

Center on Innovations in Learning publishes handbook

12/4/2013 )  Center on Innovations in Learning publishes handbook The Center on Innovations in Learning has published a new book, Handbook on Innovations in Learning edited by Marilyn Murphy, Sam Redding, and Janet Twyman. Several of the chapters were written by keynote

Educators Guide for Data Informed Decisions

9/12/2013 )  This guide, produced by the REL Pacific is one of ten Regional Education Laboratories established and funded by the U.S. Department of Education's Institute of Education Sciences, offers educators an tool for educators to effectively use data to inform decisions.

Grade Math and Reading Scores in 2nd Grade Predict Adult Income

5/21/2013 )  Grade Math and Reading Scores in 2nd Grade Predict Adult Income A study in England, Scotland, and Wales followed 17,000 individuals for 50 years to determine of it was possible to predict adult income based on four variables tracked throughout

Graduate Research Grant 2013 RFP

5/14/2013 )  Graduate Research Funding for 2013 The Wing Institute is launching a new initiative to provide funding for graduate students who are interested in doing research in the area of evidence based education.The purpose of the initiative is to  promote new

Opinion Piece on Math Instruction

12/17/2012 )  Opinion Piece on Math Instruction Mathematics Education Being Outwitted by Stupidity is a thoughtful discussion of current strategies and practices used for teaching mathematics. In an opinion piece the author, Barry Garelick, examines possible causes for the disappointing performance of

Science as Evidence in Public Policy

10/31/2012 )  Science as Evidence in Public Policy Using Science as Evidence in Public Policy is a report published by the National Academies Press. Although written for researchers, the papers is important for anyone involved in making public policy. The paper identifies

Issues Relating to Value-Added Modeling

10/31/2012 )  Issues Relating to Value Added Modeling A special meeting of researchers and experts in the field of value added modeling (VAM) was held in August 2012 sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education (ED) and the Institute of Education Sciences

The State of Teacher Preparation

10/26/2012 )  The Wing Institute has published the proceedings from the 5th Summit  Education at the Crossroads The State of Teacher Preparation looks at the important role teachers play in building quality education services. The book examines three aspects of this important

 
 
 
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