Research Connections
Research Connections
Networking & Communities

We are looking for projects that invite networking or participation across multiple campuses/communities.

If you have a project or know of a project that you would like to share with TEP SIG members, then email the information to Samantha Tackett.

Special Initiatives
The Teaching Educational Psychology SIG is actively seeking input from the other similar interest AERA SIGS for possible joint projects, programs, publishing. 
Mapping of Significant Findings in the Field
Linking Research to Public Interest
Related Resources
Publications of Interest

Spotlight On Research In Educational Psychology

Anyone interested in the stories of immigrant children and enhancing understanding within classrooms may want to check out the following recently published works: Strickland, M. J. (2012). Storylines: Listening to immigrant students, teachers, and cultural-bridge persons making sense of classroom interactions. Middle Schools Research Journal. 7(2), 77-93.

Just released by the Foundation for Child Development, with a wealth of demographic information and current insights: Hernandez, D.J. (2012). Children in Immigrant Families: Essential to America's
Future. Retrieve from

Did You Know….

Working memory training may not be as helpful as once thought for treating reading and language disorders. Working memory training has been shown to improve performance on tasks related to the training but not on general cognitive performance. For more information regarding this topic read the following article: Melby-Lervag, M., & Hulme, C. (2012, May 21). Is working memory training effective? A meta-analytic review. Development Psychology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1037/a0028228



Bryan, L. A. (2003). Nestedness of beliefs: Examining a prospective elementary teacher's belief system about science teaching and learning. Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 40(9), 835-868.

Spillane, J. P., & Zeuli, J. S. (1999). Reform and teaching: Exploring patterns of practice in the context of na-
tional and state mathematics reforms. Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 21(1), 1-27.

Warfield, J., Wood, T., & Lehman, J. D. (2005). Autonomy, beliefs and the learning of elementary mathematics teachers. Teaching and Teacher Education, 21(4), 439-456.

Webb, N. M., Nemer, K. M., & Ing, M. (2006). Small-group reflections: Parallels between teacher discourse
and student behavior in peer-directed groups. Journal of the Learning Sciences, 15(63-119).

Wideen, M., Mayer-Smith, J., & Moon, B. (1998). A critical analysis of the research on learning to teach: Making the case for an ecological perspective on inquiry. Review of Educational Research, 68(2), 130-178.

Yerrick, R., Parke, H., & Nugent, J. (1997). Struggling to promote deeply rooted change: The "filtering effect"
of teachers' beliefs on understanding transformational views of teaching science. Science Education, 81(2), 137-159.