ArchiveApril 23, 2015

The null hypothesis in education

Depressing and probably true. In education, the null hypothesis is that nothing makes a long-term, scalable, replicable difference. That is: 1. Take any pedagogical innovation or educational intervention.  2. Subject it to a controlled experiment. 3. Evaluate the experiment’s outcome several years later. 4. If the experiment works, attempt to replicate the experiment in more situations. By...

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