Articles for Educators
In today’s landscape of evidence-based studies assessing the effectiveness of educational products in schools, it becomes increasingly crucial to familiarize ourselves with the tools and resources used to evaluate the… Read More »Evidence for ESSA updated their protocols, what changed?
Why Educators Cannot Only Rely on Established Review Organizations for Product Research Validation Co-Author: Apoorva Shivaram, Northwestern University Education leadership is tightening its flexibility by using curriculum products that do… Read More »Struggling to find a product review on WWC?
\You’ve worked hard all year to provide your students with the instruction and practice they need to become strong readers. As the end of the school year nears, you may… Read More »New Reports Show High-Quality Phonics Instruction Reduces the Summer Slide
This is a question that comes up all of the time. What does it mean if a product says it’s research-based? And what is different about a product that is… Read More »What is the difference between research-based and evidence-based?
What is it and how do we use it? Guest co-author: Apoorva Shivaram There are over 1,400 tools used to assist students with their learning in any given school (this… Read More »Save Time with this Evidence-based Research Review Framework
There are over 8,000 edtech products used in K-12 schools (LearnPlatform Top 40 Report, 2021) and fewer than 1% have earned the Digital Promise Research-Based Design Product Certification since 2020.… Read More »LXD Research Supports 95 Percent Group Digital Promise Certification
Parents, teachers, and experts widely agree that the COVID-19 pandemic negatively impacted student learning. But exactly how much did student achievement decline? You may have seen or heard some of… Read More »Five Things You Should Know about the NAEP Results (But May Have Missed)