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How Readability Factors Are Differentially Associated With Performance for Students of Different Backgrounds When Solving Mathematics Word Problems
by Candace Walkington, Virginia Clinton, Pooja Shivraj. American Educational Research Journal. Vol 55, Issue 2, 2018
VIRGINIA CLINTON is an assistant professor of educational foundations and research at the University of North Dakota. She holds a master’s degree in teaching English to speakers of other languages from New York University and a doctorate in educational psychology from the University of Minnesota. Dr. Clinton’s research focuses on affective factors in student cognition and learning
“What Motivates Good Teaching?”
Reported by Colleen Flaherty based on the study of Assoc. Professor Robert Stupnisky
New study of faculty motivation for teaching says certain kinds of motivation -- intrinsic and believing that teaching is important -- are linked to use of best teaching practices, across institution types. Rewards and guilt appear to have no bearing on best practices.
by professor Grant R. Tomkinson and Jordan Tomkinson
Using a cross-sectional design, this study quantified the relationship between the digit ratio (2D:4D) and muscular strength in 57 adolescent boys. 2D:4D was very likely a moderate negative correlate of handgrip strength, even after adjustment for age and body size. This result may reflect the organizational benefits of prenatal testosterone.