A Johns Hopkins School of Education researcher has obtained a $1.3 million National Science Foundation grant to understand the development of spatial skills among children and their relationship to academic performance.
A team of researchers at the Center for Research and Reform in Education at the Johns Hopkins School of Education will evaluate the effectiveness of a five-year project at Texas A&M University that will assist teachers and principals in building instructional capacity and improving students’ science and literacy skills.
A teaching method informed by the learning sciences was the subject of a panel discussion and documentary film, “Grey Matters: Teaching the Way the Brain Learns,” at the Johns Hopkins School of Education in March.
Lieny Jeon, an assistant professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Education, has been selected as an Early Career Fellow in Early Childhood Education and Development by the American Educational Research Association (AERA) and the Society for Research and Child Development (SRCD).
A Johns Hopkins School of Education researcher will examine the effectiveness of parent-teacher home visits in four major urban school districts as part of a two-year study conducted by the national nonprofit Parent Teacher Home Visits.
The expectations that teachers held of their middle school students is a barrier in their planning and implementation of high-quality mathematics instruction, according to a study by a Johns Hopkins School of Education researcher in the Journal of Urban Mathematics Education.
OECD TEST FOR SCHOOLS: HOW THREE SCHOOL SYSTEMS ARE IMPROVING STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT, CO-AUTHORED BY THE INSTITUTE FOR EDUCATION POLICY
This case study provides superintendents, principals, and teachers with information on how three school systems have used an assessment developed by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)—the OECD Test for Schools—to monitor students’ academic outcomes and inform shifts in policy and teacher practice to meet students’ learning needs.