Articles of Interest
Our philosophy and programs are based upon findings from educational research. Here is a collection of peer-reviewed studies and other articles that are relevant to improving and expanding educational outcomes for all students.
Articles related to heterogeneous grouping, equity, and detracking
Articles related to effective teaching practices
Nix the Tricks: A guide to avoiding shortcuts that cut out math concept development.
Bigger Gains for Students Who Don’t Get Help Solving Problems: Manu Kapur identifies three conditions that promote a beneficial struggle. First, choose problems to work on that “challenge but do not frustrate.” Second, provide learners with opportunities to explain and elaborate on what they’re doing. Third, give learners the chance to compare and contrast good and bad solutions to the problems.