In this edition, Pamela Snow examines what evidence-based practice in education means in 2019, while Jennifer Buckingham reports on how evidence-based instruction is being taught in initial teacher education. Our Q&As with John Sweller and Gene V. Glass explore cognitive load theory and metaanalyses respectively, Jodie Watson defines differentiation, Mark Carter discusses how teachers and families can assess pseudoscientific interventions, and Tom Chivers tackles the ubiquitous ‘growth mindset’.
The myth of the 'growth mindset': Tom Chivers
Finding the fundamentals of reading: Dr Jon Quach, Professor Sharon Goldfeld, Professor Janet Clinton, and Dr Tanya Serry
An introduction to cognitive load theory: Dominique Russell and John Sweller
The promise of meta-analysis for our schools: a Q&A with Gene V. Glass
Enhancing literacy learning outcomes for beginning readers – research results and teaching strategies: James W. Chapman, Alison W. Arrow, Christine Braid, Keith T. Greaney and William E. Tunmer
Defining differentiation: Jodie Watson
The purpose of assessment in schools: MultiLit Research Unit Nomanis Notes – Do memory training programs improve the learning of academic skills?: Kerry Hempenstall
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