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ASSISTED WRITING FEEDBACK
At the Learning Agency Lab, we've been increasingly interested in natural language processing and other computer-mediated tools to help give students more feedback. Please reach out if you have thoughts on how assisted writing feedback tools can help improve learning.
the SCIENCE OF LEARNINg series
The Learning Agency Lab recently released six powerful videos from our “Science of Learning: Research Meets Practice” project. With the support of many partners, the project aimed to get the science of learning into the hands of teaching professionals as well as to parents, school leaders, and students.
DOES PROOFREADING BOOST LEARNING?
Does proofreading encourage deep learning? The Learning Agency team admits some mistake and shares some ideas about how teachers can promote deep reading.
DO GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS WORK?
The basic logic of gifted programs is at odds with many research findings. Gifted programs and other forms of “tracking”— where students are grouped by their achievement level or perceived ability — are supposed to improve academic outcomes. But there’s little evidence that they do.