Here is a look at the research that made an impact in 2016, from growth mindset in science class to effective stress-reduction strategies for teachers and students. Each piece of research has a short summary and a link to the full article.
In 2016, we learned more about how teachers feel about their profession, from the reasons why they started teaching in the first place (#1) to why they leave (#6). We learned that science students do better when teachers share stories about the struggles scientists face instead of portraying them as geniuses (#3). We’re also learning more about why U.S. students are falling behind students in other countries (#12). Here are 15 studies published this year that every educator should know about.