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The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation contracted with SRI International to aggregate and analyze the ALMAP data. SRI assembled learning impact, cost and satisfaction findings across the portfolio of ALMAP grantee product evaluations.
Through A4L, we are exploring the measurement of noncognitive factors, learning processes, and learning behaviors in digital learning environments.
SRI is developing classroom assessments to help teachers diagnose student learning in chemistry.
Improving classroom assessment is potentially one of the most powerful ways to improve student achievement. To realize such gains, however, teachers must use classroom assessments formatively, that is, to adjust and improve instruction.
DIGS engages students in looking at real data about climate change to differentiate between possible greenhouse gas and urban heat island impacts.
DIGERS provided teachers with adaptable curricular exemplars about environmental restoration.
SRI provides user-friendly access to key types of Earth system data relevant to the study of climate, as well as background resources.
SRI is analyzing multiple aspects of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).
SRI designed and implemented the process for updating the Department of Education plan for applying the advanced technologies used in our daily lives to the U.S. education system.
SRI developed and conducted a 4‑year process and outcome evaluation of an early childhood scholarship model in Saint Paul, Minnesota.
SRI is conducting a multi-year study that examines whether and how an elementary digital math curriculum can improve student learning. The study involves about 3,500 fifth-grade students from 47 schools in the state of West Virginia.
SRI is evaluating the efficacy of a program promoting school success and completion for students at high risk of school failure and dropout.
SRI is validating a web-based diagnostic physics classroom assessment tool.
SRI and Child Trends worked together to design and implement a strong formative and summative evaluation of two projects within Minnesota’s RTT-ELC grant: Early Learning Scholarships and Title I-PreK Incentives.
SRI and its partner are building on a groundbreaking scientific study of how public media materials can help low-income preschoolers develop key early literacy skills.
SRI examined the effectiveness of academic, social/behavioral, and vocational interventions for students with autism.
SRI is researching the inferential validity, reliability, and effectiveness of formative assessments embedded within games.
Through the Center, SRI conducted randomized trials of interventions for students with severe behavior problems in first through third grades.
A multi-institutional collaborative is developing classroom-ready assessment tasks for teachers to gain insights into their students’ proficiency with the Next Generation Science Standards
The OER Degree Initiative is a multi-funder program led by Achieving the Dream to enable community colleges to replace commercial instructional materials with open educational resources (OER) for courses necessary to complete a degree. SRI will examine the academic and economic impacts and...
SRI is providing high-quality assessments of the Exploring Computer Science program.
REL Appalachia works in partnership with school districts, state departments of education, and other education stakeholders in Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia to develop high-quality research and to use and disseminate research findings to improve student outcomes.
If K-12 teachers had their own budgets for purchasing digital courseware, what changes would occur in the educational technology marketplace?
To advance understanding of how to improve students’ learning of algebra and key science, technology, engineering, and mathematics topics, SRI conducted rigorous large-scale research in schools in Texas and Florida.
SRI conducted research to answer important questions about children in Head Start programs with the highest risk for poor health, developmental, and school readiness outcomes.
SRI is investigating whether and how students’ speech can be used to determine how well they collaborate during interactive learning activities.
SRI is integrating best practices in technology-supported instructional design and formative assessment to study students’ conceptual understanding of genetics.
SRI is evaluating the effectiveness of a school-based intervention program for students who have witnessed or experienced traumatic events.
STORE uses Google Earth to help students investigate projected climate changes in their own areas.
SRI examined data on 900 young adults with autism to characterize their school and career choices after high school.
SRI International uses virtual gaming environments to research online behavior across cultures.
For this government resource, SRI reviewed research and practice guide development relevant to students with disabilities.