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Best Academic Research Tools for Researchers and Educators

Educators Technology

Academic research requires a lot of dedication and diligence. From reading the literature to writing up the first draft of your paper, engaging in academic research means that you are in an ongoing process of learning and growth. There are numerous academic research tools that can help you in each stage of the research process.

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This $90M Education Research Project Is Banking on Data Privacy to Drive Insights

ED Surge

With digital education platforms generating data on how millions of students are learning, they are also sitting on veritable information gold mines for researchers who are trying to improve education. Instead, we're taking the researchers’ questions to that data.

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If We Listen, Students Will Lead Education Research and Development

ED Surge

He engaged in the Advancing Secondary Writing initiative led by Digital Promise’s Center for Inclusive Innovation , recognizing the importance of involving students directly in the research and development (R&D) process. Why should students be involved in education R&D? Why should students be involved in education R&D?

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Researchers Have Identified the Starkest Cases of School District Segregation

ED Surge

That’s one of the main findings of a new report from researchers from the think tank New America. Across roughly 60 pages, researchers analyzed 24,658 pairs of districts that share a border. Researchers point out that the inequities they uncover in the report are not unavoidable. It’s time to draw the line.”

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Unconventional Research Sites to Inspire Students

Ask a Tech Teacher

Pew Research recently reported that about half of Americans regularly get their news from social media. So when it comes to research, are you still directing kids toward your grandmother’s resources — encyclopedias, reference books, and museums? So why do students turn to it for news?

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How Virtual Information Sessions Are Changing K-12 Education

Ask a Tech Teacher

Virtual information sessions are reshaping K-12 education. Read on for more ideas from the Ask a Tech Teacher team: How Virtual Information Sessions Are Changing K-12 Education K-12 education is undergoing a digital revolution. This shift towards a resource-rich environment revolutionizes traditional education methods.

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Becoming a Research Placement Provider

All About STEM

Research placements enable talented students from the most disadvantaged backgrounds to develop their STEM skills, increase their aspirations and grow their confidence. Students learn more about different career paths, including apprenticeships and higher education. By offering placements… Source

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