Proven Programs in Education is a series of books that draws on the best of Better: Evidence-Based Education, a unique magazine that provides leadership teams in education with the information they need. The series includes four titles: Proven Programs in Literacy; Proven Programs in STEM; Proven Programs in Social Emotional Development; Proven Programs in Classroom Management and Assessment

The Proven Programs in Education series is about research-proven strategies and programs that can be applied in practice. The authors distill their work and research into succinct, easily-digestible articles highlighting the practical implications that teachers, principals, and administrators can use. Each article includes links to further reading and resources that allow readers to delve more deeply into particular issues.

Learning to See Scientifically

Learning to see scientifically

Wolff-Michael Roth shows how computer simulations can be used to help students see science demonstrations in ways that support their learning.

For nearly forty years, computers and associated technologies have been touted as the panacea for all educational problems. In the 1970s, they were thought to be able to replace teachers. In the 1980s, intelligent tutors and computer-aided data collection were to allow students to learn math and science. The advent of the Internet in the 1990s was to provide students with all the “information” that they need to learn. But in the teaching and learning of science, research does not bear out all the hype.

Beliefs Shape What Scientists See

It is widely established that our current theories shape what ...

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