John Hattie’s meta-study, Visible Learning (2009), changed the way we think about what works in the classroom. His analysis of 50,000 educational studies involving more than 80 million students gave us vital information about the relative effectiveness of different teaching practices on student achievement. However, all of these great practices were so numerous and time-consuming that successfully implementing visible learning was often overwhelming for teachers—but can today’s technology mitigate those time concerns?

Why Teachers Should Turn to Visible Learning

Visible Learning changed our practices away from activities that are actually harmful, like grade retention. It changed our beliefs about things like...

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  • About the Author:

    Hilary Scharton is VP of K–12 at Instructure.