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The weakness of education research

Saturday, 06 September 2014 | 0 Comments

This is my new go to post when I see a new idea in education labelled as research-based, This Is Interesting & Depressing: Only .13% Of Education Research Experiments Are Replicated. That blog post also links through to the press release and full paper as well as this summary video:

... in the current education research process we seem to focussing on a lot on novelty and what's new and less on focussing on the scientific process...

Matthew C. Makel Facts Are More Important Than Novelty: Replication in the Education Sciences

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Simon Job — eleventh year of teaching maths in a public high school in Western Sydney, Australia.
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