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    Archive for the ‘Ed. Research’ Category

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    “Peer-review” of Marzano’s IWB Study Report, Part III

    [NOTE: this is the third in a series of posts about a report recently issued based on a study done by Marzano Research Laboratory.  Part I is here and Part II is here.] PART III:  MEASUREMENT VALIDITY AND RELIABILITY As I wrote yesterday, Marzano and his research team had a “dependent variable problem.”  That is, […]

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    “Peer-review” of Marzano’s IWB Study Report, Part II

    [NOTE: this is the second in a series of posts about a report recently issued based on a study done by Marzano Research Laboratory.  Part I is here.] PART II: RESEARCH DESIGN ISSUES From a research design perspective, this study (or collection of studies?)  is best described as unusual.  In fact, what Marzano’s research team […]

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    “Peer-review” of Marzano’s IWB Study Report, Part I

    Two of the more well-known brand names in education recently combined forces.  Robert J. Marzano (wildly popular consultant/author/speaker) produced a report of a study he conducted of Promethean ActivClassroom (wildly popular interactive white board (IWB) technology). The report has received lots of publicity; I have seen multiple references to it on Twitter and elsewhere. You […]

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    The Politics of Education: Charter Schools

    You couldn’t expect a guy with a doctorate in the politics of education to let the education portion of Wednesday night’s presidential debate go unchecked, could you? Apparently, both candidates support charter schools.  No surprise from McCain; the Republican party tends to support most forms of school choice (that’s a gross generalization, but I’ll live […]

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    K12 Online Conference 2008

    No point in re-creating the wheel, so I’ve copied the e-mail I sent to my faculty colleagues below (he only difference is that I embedded my teaser video into this post instead of just providing a link): *** Dearest colleagues, If I told you that there is an extraordinary educational conference that you can attend […]

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