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    Learning and Research Digest – April 17


    When are children happiest? When at school, research suggests ¬
    Data from the UK Household Longitudinal Study, which has tracked the ups and downs of 40,000 households since 2009 claims that children are happier when at school than during the holidays with the Easter break being the gloomiest time of the year. Read More

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    Research Digest – January 2017

    Logged In and Zoned Out: How Laptop Internet Use Relates to Classroom Learning
    Practice with Purpose: The emerging science of teacher expertise¬
    Why didn’t Assessment for Learning transform our schools?
    Will the Educational Sciences Ever Grow Up?
    Subject choices at GCSE may exacerbate social inequalities, study finds
    Who gets most distracted by cell phones?
    Education or Indoctrination: Read More

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    Research Digest – December 2016

    Breakfast clubs boost reading and mathematics results for elementary students
    Brain Training may be harmful to some aspects of memory performance
    What the world can learn from the latest PISA test results
    Is Ed-Tech research nearing its ‚ÄėBig Tobacco‚Äô moment?
    Frequency of feedback ‚Äď is there a better¬†way?
    Study: Most Professional Training for Teachers Doesn’t Qualify as Read More

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    Research Digest – November 2016

    EEF report: Online Reading Support
    For Kids, Learning Is Moving
    The Failure of the iPad Classroom¬
    Understanding Evidence: New Guide Explains Four Key Types and How to Evaluate Them
    Positive School Climates Can Narrow Achievement Gaps
    Strong student-lecturer relationships reduce university drop out¬
    Children see ‘worrying’ amount of hate speech online
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    Research Digest – September 2016


    Student Evaluations? Zero Correlation Between Evaluations and Learning
    A telling experiment reveals a big problem among college students: They don’t know how to study. Read More