Dr. Elizabeth Farley-Ripple, Co-Principal Investigator on the R4S team recently participated in an online panel hosted by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute. The group of education researchers and policy experts discussed How to Bridge the Research-to-Policy Divide. If you are interested in hearing what the panel had to say, listen to their conversation online.
For those of us working to improve opportunities and outcomes for children, research can be an invaluable tool that supports the development of more effective policies and practices. Thus, research use becomes a central objective for many scholars, foundations, community organizations, and advocacy groups seeking to promote evidence-informed improvements. As efforts to bridge research andContinue reading Measuring the Use of Research Evidence: Four Challenges for the Field | William T. Grant Foundation
There are plenty of great ideas to be found on Pinterest: recipes for no-bake, allergen-friendly cookies; tips for taking better photos; and suggestions for great vacation spots in Greece. Lots of teachers use Pinterest as a way to share classroom ideas and engaging lessons. But where do teachers, education leaders and decision makers turn when theyContinue reading Pinning Down the Use of Research in Education | IES Blog
Before the school year begins, teachers at an elementary school will meet to set their curriculum and decide how to effectively teach their students. Educators and administrators at a school with a growing number of English language learners must decide what types of interventions to implement to support this new population. Read more