John Hattie is Professor of Education and Director of the Visible Learning Labs, University of Auckland, New Zealand.
This variance should be a source of further study so that we can know which strategy to use and when it is most appropriate to use it.
Having climbed to the top of this mountain of educational research he can see a very long way, and there are many surprises, each verified by repeated research.
Overall I think this book is an excellent one, and I would recommend it to anyone involved with or interested in education, especially teachers.
This book was great for finding research to support grant writing. I was able to find research on a variety of practices and easily see how effective they were.Published 1 month ago by DeAnna Perry
I did not enjoy this book. The information is good but I wish it were presented in a better way. The text is dull and repetitive and the charts could display information better.Published 4 months ago by firemullein
This is a super metaresearch book on almost any educational topic. It shows the metrics for almost any topic and what we currently know in research. As an Ed.D. Read morePublished 4 months ago by hughesbio
Visible Learning is probably the best source of aggregated information on research based strategies to improve student academic achievement. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Paul Babladelis
This is a great book with a lot of good information. The author has put together all of the information in one easy to read book.Published 6 months ago by Psyched
Yes Mr Hattie, we should practise what works not what we are used to doing whether it works or not.Published 8 months ago by Yolette De Zilwa
This is an excellent description of the results of literally hundreds of meta-analyses of published research experiments relating to learning in the classroom. Read morePublished 8 months ago by C. A.
Good resource book for teachers and administrators. I probably wouldn't have needed it as a teacher but its a good resource and is very helpful for good administrators.Published 9 months ago by Melinda M. Morgan