The rise of social scholarship

A few years ago I covered several studies that explored the relationship between academics and social media.  The general gist was that academics weren’t taken […]

The paradox of researchers and open data

I’ve written a few times over the past couple of years about the open science movement, and the strong rationale behind freely sharing not just […]

me and mendelay are mates

How much is too much? Or not enough? Overload warning – drowning not waving – data data everywhere. Explode. Head. Ready. Weekends and bank holidays are for […]

Ed Week at AERA 2017: 'Knowledge to Action,' With an Eye on Computer Science

The country's largest meeting of education researchers begins Thursday. Education Week's Benjamin Herold and Sarah Sparks will be there, reporting on the research that matters […]

Navigation of Computer-Based Tests Matters for Young Students, Study Finds

Elementary and middle school students scored worse when they couldn't revisit questions they had skipped or previously answered, a new study found.

Computer Science For All in San Francisco Schools: 7 Early Takeaways

Student engagement, challenges with teacher preparation, and inequities in high school course-taking have marked the early days of San Francisco Unified's groundbreaking CS4all initiative.

Emerging Research on K-12 Computer Science Education: 6 Trends to Watch

As "computer science for all" takes off, researchers are racing to investigate key questions around access, assessment, and implementation.

My Dissertation Abstract on MMORPGs to Improve ESL Skills

A Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game with Language Learning Strategic Activities to Improve English Grammar, Listening, Reading, and Vocabulary This mixed-methods-collective-case-study focused on the use […]

The Gamification of Addiction Management

Results of a Recent Study: Pre-Publication Data Release Opiate addiction is one of the most profound behavioural change challenges that confronts us today. As such […]

The Gamification of Addiction Management, Continued

if( document.getElementById( "builder-styles-css" ) ) document.getElementById( "builder-styles-css" ).insertAdjacentHTML( "beforebegin", "" );  Metacognition and Goal Design This post is a continuation from Tuesday’s post on the […]

Gamification and Neuroscience: Part Four

if( document.getElementById( "builder-styles-css" ) ) document.getElementById( "builder-styles-css" ).insertAdjacentHTML( "beforebegin", "" ); The Electrophysiology of Games and Learning: Brain Hacking In this edition we continue our […]

Implementation Woes Undermine Ambitious K-12 Ed-Tech Efforts, Study Finds

A new study from the One-to-One Institute found that poor implementation of digital projects in districts can undermine those projects.

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