2014 AERA Annual Meeting in the News

Media coverage of AERA 2014 Annual Meeting sessions, speakers, and research papers.

What You Need to Know Before Letting Your Kids Read E-Books
TIME, April 28, 2014

U.S. 4th Graders Get More Help With Less Homework, Study Finds (subscription required)
Education Week, April 22, 2014

Children Who Visit Museums Have Higher Achievement in Reading, Math, and Science
UpNext: The IMLS Blog, April 21, 2014

It's a great time to be an EdTech startup
Vator News, April 18, 2014

New study suggests ebooks could negatively affect how we comprehend what we read
USA Today, April 17, 2014

Study Suggests Ways to Sharpen 'Tools of the Mind'
Education Week, April 16, 2014

Studies Hit on Ways to Nurture Students' 'Growth Mindsets'
Education Week, April 14, 2014

Studies Offer Insights on Implementing Common Core
Education Week, April 14, 2014

Print Textbooks Lead to Higher Reading Comprehension Than Digital: Study
Media Bistro, April 14, 2014

High and low points from the AERA education conference
The Notebook (Philadelphia Public School), April 14, 2014

Are Indiana schools wasting their money on practice tests?
Chalkbeat, April 14, 2014

What Types of E-Books Are Best for Young Readers?
Mind/Shift, April 14, 2014

The New School Reform Model: 'Dumping the Losers'
The Washington Post, April 11, 2014

Unionisation: Good For Teachers But Bad For Students
Tres Magazine, April 11, 2014

MH370 could lead to new mindset
New Strait Times, April 11, 2014

Are E-Books Better or Worse Than Print For Kids? Both
NBC News, April 11, 2014

Q & A with Dr. Ruby Takanishi, our New Senior Research Fellow
EdCentral, April 11, 2014

Students Reading E-Books Are Losing Out, Study Suggests
The New York Times, April 10, 2014

AERA Hangover (Division J Post-Conference Series)
A Community of Higher Ed Scholars, April 10, 2014

More than 20 percent of middle schoolers experience inappropriate touching
Medical Express, April 9, 2014

Academic Gap in Athletics Spending
Inside Higher Ed, April 9, 2014

How To Help Low-Income Parents Talk To Their Kids About College
Time.com, April 9, 2014

Chinese Students in the Classroom
Inside Higher Ed, April 9, 2014

Differences Between Urban, Rural Life May Impact College Choices
Daily Toreador, April 9, 2014

'Dump the Losers': Where Do City and District Leaders Really Stand?
The Philadelphia Public School Notebook, April 9, 2014

Kihn: It's a Misconception That Renaissance Charters Will Get 'Extra" Money
The Philadelphia Public School Notebook, April 8, 2014 

The Prestige Payoff
Inside Higher Ed, April 8, 2014

Recession Boosts STEM Enrollment
TheScientist, April 8, 2014 

Hi-tech innovation gauges science learning in preschoolers
University of Cincinnati, April 7, 2014

Remedial courses fail bachelor's degree seekers, but boost those in associate's programs
Science Codex (Released by Boston College), April 7, 2014

From AERA: The 'Portfolio Model' and Where It's Headed in Philadelphia
The Philadelphia Public School Notebook, April 7, 2014

Model 'Inclusive' STEM High Schools Share Common Traits, Researchers Say
Education Week, April 7, 2014

Philadelphia Education Town Hall with AERA and APPS
Examiner.com, April 7, 2014

Poverty-Related Challenges Sap Instructional Time in High Schools
Education Week, April 7, 2014

Recession Spurred Enrollments in STEM Fields, Study Finds
The Chronicle of Higher Education, April 7, 2014

Social Media Scholarship
Inside Higher Ed, April 7, 2014

The STEM Enrollment Boom
Inside Higher Ed, April 7, 2014

STEM Majors Growing in US, Suggests Research
Times Higher Education, April 7, 2014

'Undermatching' Pros and Cons
Inside Higher Ed, April 7, 2014

'Dump the Losers' Comment at National Ed Conference Sparks Ire
Metro, April 6, 2014

Gleason's Call to Close 'Loser' Schools Infuriates Public Ed Advocates
Philadelphia City Paper, April 6, 2014

Researchers Discuss Role of HBCUs in Supporting School-Age Black Males
Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, April 6, 2014 

School Funding Ideas Shared
Philadelphia Tribune, April 6, 2014

Sexual Violence Among Students is a Significant Problem as Early as Middle School, Says Study
The Huffington Post, April 6, 2014

Studies Offer Practical Ways to Bring 'Growth Mindset' Research to Schools (subscription required)
Education Week, April 6, 2014

Study: Sexual Harassment Frequent Among Middle School Students
US News & World Report, April 6, 2014

City's "Portfolio Model" of School Governance Comes in for Harsh Criticism
CBS Philadelphia, April 5, 2014

Science teachers in low-income schools face barriers to use of methods 
examiner.com, April 5, 2014

Fattah to Address American Educational Research Association's (AERA) Annual Meeting in Philadelphia
Congressman Chaka Fattah, House of Representatives, April 5, 2014

Perceptions Of Student Ability, Testing Pressures Hinder Some Science Teachers
Science 2.0, April 5, 2014

Interim Assessments Yield Disappointing Results in Indiana Study (subscription required)
Education Week, April 5, 2014

The Disadvantage of Rural Students in College Enrollment and Choice
The Chronicle of Higher Education, April 4, 2014

Early Concerns About E-Books' Effect on Reading Comprehension, Researchers Say
Education Week, April 4, 2014

From AERA: Are the Schools in Philadelphia Trending in the Right Direction?
The Philadelphia Public School Notebook, April 4, 2014

Grants vs. Loans
Inside Higher Ed, April 4, 2014

Hite, Leaders to Discuss Education Reform
NBC Philadelphia, April 4, 2014

How 'Undermatching' Shapes Students' College Experience
The Chronicle of Higher Education, April 4, 2014

Researchers Highlight Supply-Side Shortages for Voucher Programs
Education Week, April 4, 2014

Why Some Students Stay and Others Drop Out
The Chronicle of Higher Education, April 4, 2014

Morning Education
Politico, April 3, 2014

National Researchers Talk Education on City's Turf
Philadelphia Business Journal, April 3, 2014

Research on Children and Math: Underestimated and Unchallenged
The New York Times, April 3, 2014

Going to AERA? These Sessions Have a Philadelphia Focus
The Philadelphia Public School Notebook, April 2, 2014

Science-themed music videos boost scientific literacy, study shows
The University Herald, April 2, 2014

Pregaming AERA (subscription required)
Education Week, March 26, 2014