12 Sep 2014 in Visible Learning for Education Systems

The announcement that teachers will no longer be graded on individual lessons has proved popular in the UK. Richard Vaughan talks with Her Majesty's chief inspector Sir Michael Wilshaw to understand the thinking behind the change.

10 Sep 2014 in Visible Learning for Education Systems

Key findings of the Education at a Glance 2014 report by the OECD will trigger alarm in some countries. While the overall trends are positive, income gaps between the high-educated adults and those of mid- and low-education levels have split significantly.

10 Sep 2014 in Visible Learning for Education Systems

Key findings of the Education at a Glance 2014 report by the OECD will trigger alarm in some countries. While the overall trends are positive, income gaps between the high-educated adults and those of mid- and low-education levels have split significantly.

08 Sep 2014 in Visible Learning for Education Systems

What is "bang for buck" in the context of school teaching? And does it matter? An "Efficiency Index" study by education consulting firm GEMS Education Solutions looked at PISA test results from 30 OECD countries and discovered "efficiency scores" were not necessarily related to spend per teacher. Joy Resmovits explains here

05 Sep 2014 in Visible Learning for Education Systems

Teach Thought re-shares an article by Inigral founder Michael Staton saying that has become even more important today than when it was first written in 2012. Read here how technology can both foster and harm when adopted haphazardly.

04 Sep 2014 in Visible Learning for Education Systems

What are the pros and cons of homeschooling - also known as "unschooling"? Luba Vangelova reveals outcomes of a study by Peter Gray, released on his blog in a series, that reveal what the students themselves think here.

02 Sep 2014 in Visible Learning for Education Systems

Google Apps for Education is quickly ganing dominaion in schools, and last week Google unveiled its latest in the paperless classroom suite, Google ClassroomAnya Kamenetz says it's not all sugar-sweet. She takes a look at implications in learning with Google.

01 Sep 2014 in Visible Learning for Education Systems

OECD's Head of the Innovation and Measuring Progress Division (IMEP) Dirk Van Damme outlines here his view of increased teacher satisfaction when these educators are included in education innovation processes.

29 Aug 2014 in Visible Learning for Education Systems

What is a "slow education" movement, and how can it reimagine the way schools teach students to learn? Educator Shelley Wright explains the what and how here.

27 Aug 2014 in Visible Learning for Education Systems

The very talented Cheryl Reynolds delightfully scribes John Hattie's eight mindframes for teachers - the perfect resource for sharing with others!

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