New Ed News

posted Sep 8, 2013, 8:51 AM by Joe OReilly   [ updated Sep 8, 2013, 9:34 AM ]

The latest version of K12 News for Ed Researchers is out http://paper.li/RE_Directors/1363871353. This blast is also posted as a message at www.redirectors.org.

Why read the book when you can get the author’s summary? Amanda Ripley on what she learned about the best students in the world (hey, in HS I always was a fan of reading classic comic books over the summer reading list)  http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=217641034&ft=1&f=1013

Pearson’s research network on reading  http://researchnetwork.pearson.com/college-career-success/reading-rules-for-becoming-proficient-with-complex-texts While there click on the other topics on the left sidebar.

John Merrow of PBS and others are promoting these reading resources  http://www.readworks.org/

Americans grade the most valuable subject they took – and reading does not win!  http://www.gallup.com/poll/164249/americans-grade-math-valuable-school-subject.aspx?utm_source=add_this&utm_medium=addthis.com&utm_campaign=sharing#.Uiea9Rc39aQ.twitter

ED Week spotlight on math instruction  http://www.edweek.org/ew/marketplace/products/spotlight-math-instruction-2013.html

Interleaving versus blocking – which helps long term math retention better?  http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/03/science/cognitive-science-meets-pre-algebra.html?ref=education&_r=0

 

Interesting discussion on ed research  http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/edtechresearcher/2013/09/educational_research_to_address_rather_than_to_answer.html

The Federal Education Budget Project has posted your test results for all to see.  http://edmoney.newamerica.net/blogposts/2013/new_k_12_achievement_data_available_from_federal_education_budget_project-91053?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

Money in, money out: NCES district dollar data  http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=2013344

What majors make after college? Data from 5 states  http://collegemeasures.org/esm/

Indiana legislature’s report on their A-F accountability ‘adjustments’  http://t.co/qTGkIdDHMx

 

This newsletter used the Paper.li service. Here is how  paper.li is used in one class http://www.natcom.org/CommCurrentsArticle.aspx?id=3841

Lagniappe: Unrelated link of the week – Welcome back to school – here are 10 TED talks from inspiring teachers  http://blog.ted.com/2012/07/31/10-talks-from-inspiring-teachers/

As always, if you have a link or study to share, send it my way.

Joe O’Reilly

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joreilly@redirectors.org            

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