The punishment is not educational, it is adult insecurity.

  I am in favor of a positive discipline in which the adult teaches the child prosocial behaviors and the knowledge of emotions. However, when there is violent behavior [...]

Gontzal Uriarte 4 comments

Many Negro parents have had little schooling themselves and hence are unable to appreciate its value

Esa es una afirmación de Ausubel en:  (Ausubel, 1968, p. 440).  Ausubel, D. P. (1968). Educational psychology. A cognitive view. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc   3 [...]

Gisela Redondo 5 comments

Desegregation by controlling enrollment is the best option to improve the education of immigrants and Roma segregated in ghettoized schools.

Context: In the Basque Country (North of Spain) there has recently been a popular legislative initiative to avoid the segregation of students with low socioeconomic status that is ghettoized [...]

Gontzal Uriarte 2 comments

Dialogic learning is a scientific approach compatible with very diverse methodologies

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/0305764X.2013.819068 en castellano: https://publicaciones.unirioja.es/ojs/index.php/contextos/article/view/465 [...]

luisa 2 comments

Schools cannot overcome inequalities

One indicator of poor quality is to quote the Coleman Report to state that schools cannot overcome inequalities, hiding the scientific evidence that shows how such information is false. [...]

Elisabeth Torras 5 comments

Students benefit from grade repetition

Many teachers and parents think that repetition is a good measure for those students who have not reached the objectives of the course. They say that they are students [...]

Gontzal Uriarte 5 comments

Cognitive flexibility develops earlier than previously thought

Cognitive flexibility has been measured as a unique characteristic in adult brains. However, scientists have less tools to assess cognitive flexibility during early infancy. A recent study has shown [...]

Andrea Khalfaoui no comments

Writing collaboratively: elected or imposed, which is better?

This study set out to compare the nature of student-selected and teacher-assigned pairs while they were engaged in collaborative writing. The fact that students work in pairs or small [...]

test all no comments

Early language exposure impact on later abilities

Children’s early language exposure affects their later language skills, cognitive abilities, and academic achievement, and large disparities in language exposure are associated with family socioeconomic status. However, there is [...]

test all 3 comments

Writing about science, social studies and mathematics helps students learn content better

When learners write about science, social studies and mathematics, this helps students to better learn the contents related to those topics. Graham, S., Kiuhara, S.A., & Mackay, M. (2020). [...]

Harkaitz Zubiri no comments