Based on statistical examination, prof says there are clear distinctions in what works and what doesn't for improving student achievement.

myth-student-achievementAccording to Dr. John Hattie, a professor and researcher at Melbourne's Graduate School of Education, research and detailed statistical examination can determine which teaching methods actually improve student achievement and which are, essentially, a waste of time.

"Visible learning is about understanding the attributes of schooling that truly drive student learning and have a significant impact on student achievement," explained Hattie. "As the school year comes to a close, summer provides an opportune...

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