Education Research

PE fitness tests have little positive impact for students
July 30, 2019
A new study reveals that school fitness tests have little impact on student attitudes to PE -- contrary to polarised views on their merits -- and for many students, fitness testing during PE may be wasting valuable class time when used in isolation from the curriculum.
The new researc...
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School psychologists develop intervention to reduce hallway disruptions
July 22, 2019
A gamelike intervention developed by school psychology researchers in UT's College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences may help reduce hallway disruptions among elementary school children.
The intervention rewards classes of students for quickly transitioning from one room or act...
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A British Invasion for Education Research?
March 4, 2018



When it comes to helping teachers and education leaders use research, U.S. advocates may have something to learn from how their colleagues across the pond connect research to practice.
The Society for Research in Educational Effectiveness' annual conferenc...
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Homeschooling: Requirements, Research, and Who Does It
January 9, 2018

Published: January 10, 2018




From left, Justin Barreras, 10, Adam Barreras, 11, and Garrett Barreras, 8, complete science schoolwork with their mother, Mariel Barreras, before s...
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Three Questions to Guide Your Evaluation of Educational Research
December 6, 2017


Last month, I participated in a webinar with Sarah Hannawald, Executive Director of ATLIS...
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Study: Special Educators Accept Wide Swings in Special Education Enrollment
October 5, 2017



Despite wide variation in the percentage of students enrolled in special education, a majority of teachers, principals and special administrators in a given state feel that the classification rates are largely on target, says a new report from Frontline Learning ...
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What is a Research-Practice Partnership?
May 1, 2017




What is a research-practice partnership?
I've heard this term tossed around quite a bit recently, coinciding with the emergence of several new efforts and a greater interest ...
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Research Use
September 6, 2016
Report Roundup

"Better Evidence, Better Choices, Better Schools"


September 6, 2016

The Every Student Succeeds Act will give states and districts more authorit...
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