The Difference Between Qualitative and Quantitative Education Research

Or, what’s wrong with education research? Here at BIPPS we have written on many occasions about the poor quality of much of education research and how the smoke screen from this bad research renders the best performing education programs virtually unknown to most educators. Among other reports on the education research quality issue, we’ve pointed…

Why do our schools consistently avoid the most successful teaching approaches – The research problem

When I first started looking at education research back in 1994, I saw all sorts of educators’ claims that they really understood how children learned. It didn’t take long to develop a rather strong, though subjectively based, opinion that there actually seemed to be remarkably little scientifically-based research to support claims about the many education…