Scholars at Stanford Graduate School of Education delved into many issues in education this year, from research on inequality to examinations of how we learn. Below are the most viewed news stories about research from the Stanford GSE in 2017, based on Google analytics. The list, arranged chronologically, includes topics in sociology, technology, equity, history and more. If you didn't get a chance to read them the first time around, here's another look:
Stanford education scholars share research-based ideas for staying motivated, building perseverance and sparking creativity in the new year.
GSE faculty explore ways to help students take on the challenges of the kindergarten classroom.
A new report by GSE Professor Martin Carnoy says vouchers distract from other policies that could yield higher returns.
Stanford education professor says standardized tests emphasize skills that teach students to be “critics” rather than lifelong book lovers.
African American and Latino students who completed self-affirming exercises took more challenging courses and were more likely to enroll in college.
In a new book, Profs. Michael Kirst and Dick Scott find that higher education has fallen behind the needs of the ever-changing region.
New study finds that middle- and high-school students miss more classes due to part-day absences than full days out.
A new report finds that fact checkers read less but learn more — far outpacing historians and top college students.
A new study suggests that women are more heavily influenced than men by test anxiety, and points to ways to help close the gender gap.
Stanford research finds portrayal of Afghan women and girls in primary school textbooks varies based on ruling powers.
A new analysis of data from all public school districts in the United States indicates that poverty does not determine the effectiveness of a school.