Teachers expectations influence educational achievement

According to Flanagan, Cormier and Bulut (2020) “Teacher expectations affect students’ academic performance-high expectations are associated with higher academic performance and low expectations are associated with lower academic performance”. [...]

Marta Font 8 comments

Some forms of family engagement in school improves student academic results

Some teachers are reluctant to work side by side with families when considering their participation in the classroom. The science-proven benefits need to be shown to advance the promotion [...]

Gontzal Uriarte 12 comments

Expulsions and suspensions for bullies are bad strategy against bullying

Zero Tolerance Policies are mainly suspensions and expulsions, so if we search information about these policies… Are Zero Tolerance Policies Effective in the Schools? An Evidentiary Review and Recommendations [...]

Gontzal Uriarte 8 comments

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 11 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   Error [...]

Gisela Redondo 9 comments

Violent video games promote violence in children

I find different opinions on the internet about the effects of violent video games in childhood. Some say that violent video games it increases violence and others that it [...]

Gontzal Uriarte 28 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

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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 6 comments

Playing chess improves learning

In the study of Smith and Cage “The treatment group scored significantly higher than the control group on post-test measures of mathematics achievement, F (1, 38) = 4.14, p [...]

Elisabeth Torras 3 comments