Category: IEE Blog
In this blog post, Jonathan Haslam looks at whether threshold concepts is a useful theory in the context of evidence use in schools
In this post Jonathan Haslam discusses the role of consent, specifically informed consent, in schools.
Jonathan Haslam discusses the usefulness of “active ingredients” in implementing evidence-based approaches in education
Dr Alicia Shaw discusses data analysis, and specifically the dangers of carrying out unplanned analyses on results from scientific research.
Jonathan Haslam looks at whether expectations about what evidence-based education can achieve are always realistic when it comes to closing the achievement gap
Many teachers are really interested in the field of cognitive science in education at the moment, but how applicable is this research to pupils in primary and secondary classrooms in the UK? To try to answer this question, Dr Alicia Shaw looks at Weinstein’s Teaching the Science of Learning.
Each year we publish a seasonal round-up of our favourite studies of the year. There’s nothing systematic about the selection, just a mix of the interesting and the different
This week we have sent out the 200th issue of Best Evidence in Brief. Produced by the IEE in collaboration with the Center for Research and Reform in Education at Johns Hopkins University, Best Evidence in Brief has been sent out every two weeks since the very first issue in November 2011.
Schools are often seen as the first line of defence against many of society’s problems, but how easy is it to actually make a difference? IEE’s Jonathan Haslam looks at the evidence.