Studies Every Teacher Needs to Know


#78 The One About ... Sound in PowerPoints

Why This Study

It is almost frightening to think how many hours are spent adding sound to PowerPoints. These, done with the aim of making the lesson

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#22 The One About ... Talent Bias

Why This Study

What are we more in awe of; natural ability or hard work? A lot of people in education and sport claim to really value the importance

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#20 The One About... Effort Being Contagious

Why This Study

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#19 The One About Parental Praise

Why This Study

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#18 The One About the Dunning Kruger Effect

Why This Study

In 1995, McArthur Wheeler robbed a bank in America in broad daylight. He was surprised later when he was arrested, as he incorrectly

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#16 The One About Parental View on Failure

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#21 The One About... Teacher Rating and Learning

How can you measure how good a teacher is? Some use metrics such as ‘value-added’, some do it by lesson observation, and some ask the students to

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#17 The One About ... revising to music

why this study

Many students do their homework and revision whilst listening to music. Many of them will swear that listening to their favourite

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#15 The One About ... Spacing and Interleaving

why this study

How much impact does the order or type of questions that students answer have on how well they learn the material, and then their

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#14 The One About ... Mindset and Purpose

why this study

A recent study by researchers from Stamford University and the University of Texas explored the impact of teaching students how to

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