The authors of a famous 2008 article on successful school leadership recently revisited their original “seven strong claims” in the light of new empirical evidence. Their updated model constitutes a simple yet comprehensive, research-based and actionable roadmap for both aspiring and experienced school leaders.
“Flipping” the class does raise achievement, according to a new meta-analysis of 114 studies on the topic. However, proper implementation is needed to unleash the potential benefits of this model in terms of cognitive load, higher-order thinking, and differentiation.
3 recent surveys conducted by Global Strategy Group highlight the discrepancy between what students are taught in school and the type of knowledge and skills they will actually need to be successful in life—or, at least, professionally.
Modern brain research disproving the dualistic myth of a distinction between “mind” and body should translate into a new approach to education harnessing the potential benefits of “embodied learning”, new paper argues.
Although educators recognize that effective home-school partnerships play an important role in students’ behavior and academic achievement, few schools rely on comprehensive systems to harness this potential. Based on this finding, a new study highlights ways in which schools can foster the cooperation between all stakeholders in a child’s education.
Contrary to other psychological concepts such as Carol Dweck’s “growth mindset”, the notion of “flow” developed by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi is still quite foreign to many in the world of education. However, this simple yet powerful theory has the potential to help teachers design both more enjoyable and more effective learning activities.