Tag Archives: AERA Washington DC

Social Media Conversation You Can’t Miss

How can you be more policy relevant than Kim Kardashian? This question and much much more was discussed in the Presidential session Career Threats and Opportunities: What Is the Role of Social Media in Public Scholarship? at AERA 2016. Diane Ravitch, Sara Goldrick-Rab, Nolan Cabrera, Rick Hess and Julian Vasquez Heilig discussed social media approaches that can democratize education knowledge. Panelists focused on

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A guide: 20,000 talking education #AERA2016

20,000 people are talking education this weekend in Washington D.C. If you are interested in student success, attending the AERA conference each year is a MUST. The conference is April 8-12 in DC. This year the conference theme is public scholarship. What is AERA? From the website: The American Educational Research Association (AERA), founded in 1916, is concerned with improving the educational

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#HowMuchTesting and for What Purpose? Join the Debate!

The “opt out” of testing movement has gained steam over the past few years and turned into a social movement. Professors across the United States are finally joining the debate in large ways.  Matthew R. Lavery from the University of Central Florida submitted the following to Cloaking Inequity about the discussion that will ensue at the upcoming American Educational Research Conference

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