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Supporting evidence based learning: saying 'no' to snake-oil
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Learning Theory - What are the established learning theories?

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This Concept Map, created with IHMC CmapTools, has information related to: Learning Theory, organisational learning Nonaka & Takeuchi, zone of proximal development The area of capabilities that learners can exhibit with support from a teacher or...
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Intelligence: Knowns and Unknowns- APA Statement on The Bell Curve

The American Psychological Association Task Force's statement on intelligence. "Provides a reasonable definition of the construct" according to Daniel Willingham in 'Why Don't Students Like School?"
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The Gap - between educational researchers and classroom practitioners

There really does exist a space for a challenging, interesting, thought-provoking mainstream journal. Like the TES but younger, more lithe, more cutting. There is a space and a need for such a journal.
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Philosophy of Education Society of Great Britain Homepage

Philosophy of Education Society of Great Britain website. The Society exists to promote the study, teaching and application of philosophy of education.
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Terry Fish 101: A commentary on achieving the best for England’s young people despite Government Policy

Terry Fish 101: A commentary on achieving the best for England’s young people despite Government Policy | Education theory & research | Scoop.it
“Against the tide” – A commentary on achieving the best for England’s young people despite Government Policy – Bringing sanity to England’s schools
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Should There Be a Three-Strikes Rule Against Pure Discovery Learning?

The Case for Guided Methods of Instruction
Richard E. Mayer
University of California, Santa Barbara January 2004 ● American Psychologist
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School time, knowledge, and reading comprehension - Daniel Willingham

School time, knowledge, and reading comprehension - Daniel Willingham | Education theory & research | Scoop.it
Once kids can decode fluently, reading comprehension depends heavily on knowledge. By failing to provide a solid grounding in basic subjects we inadvertently hobble children's ability in reading comprehension.

Teaching Content IS Teaching Reading. .
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Should we be using learning styles? - Learning & Skills Research centre

Learning style instruments are widely used. But are they reliable and valid?
Do they have an impact on pedagogy?
This report examines 13 models of learning style and concludes that it matters fundamentally which model is chosen. Positive recommendations are made for students, teachers and trainers, managers, researchers and inspectors.

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Why Education Experts Resist Effective Practices

Carnine compares the current state of the education field with medicine and other professions in the early part of the 20th century, and suggests that education will undergo its transformation to a full profession only when outside pressures force it to.

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Intelligence: New Findings and Theoretical Developments

Excellent summary of what is and isn't known about intelligence by some of the leading researchers in the field (Dylan Wiliam)
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Why Minimal Guidance During Instruction Does Not Work: An

Analysis of the Failure of Constructivist, Discovery, Problem-Based, Experiential, and Inquiry-Based Teaching
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