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Conducting Literature Reviews

August 24, 2010

Authors: Oliver Wendt

Published by: Evidence based Practice Special Interest Group (SIG) of Association for Behavior Analysis International Read More…

 


 

Graduate Research Grants 2010 RFP

April 27, 2010

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. Read More…

 


 

Reauthorization of No Child Left Behind

March 22, 2010

On March 13, 2010, the Obama administration released its blueprint for revising the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). The revision asks states to adopt college and career standards and reward schools for significant improvement in student performance. The blueprint proposes standardizing educational requirements for the entire nation. Read More…

 


 

Ensuring Early Literacy Success

February 24, 2010

The American Educational Research Association (AERA) recently published another Research Points in the organization’s running series of research Read More…

 


 

Elevating the Teaching Profession

January 26, 2010

Arne Duncan, the US Secretary of Education reviews the current state of teacher preparation. He proposes that we have a broken system: a system of training, induction, evaluation, professional development, and promotion that are Read More…

 


 

What Works Publishes Guide on Data-Based Decision Making

January 26, 2010

Nationally recognized experts developed the What Works Clearinghouse new data based decision-making guide released in fall 2009.  It consists of actionable recommendations and strategies for implementing effective classroom decision-making. The guide offers five recommendations to help educators use data to monitor academic progress and evaluate instructional practices. The guide recommends creating a data based driven culture by establishing a clear vision for data use, frequent and ongoing use of data in the classroom, and making data core to ongoing instructional improvement.

Laura Hamilton (Chair), Richard Halverson, Sharnell S. Jackson, Ellen Mandinach,  Jonathan A. Supovitz, and Jeffrey C. Wayman

 

go to the website:  http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/wwc/publications/practiceguides/?pgid=12