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Trauma-Informed Care and Support | The Latest News | November 2021

SRI Education researchers investigate schoolwide, classroom, group-based, and individualized programs from preK through post-secondary that support children and educators who experience trauma and promote the use of evidence-based and effective strategies through dissemination and technical assistance.

Shari Golan Talks About SRI Education

Shari Golan is the President of SRI Education in Menlo Park, CA. Join us as she explains how SRI Education works to reduce barriers, optimize outcomes, and ensure educational equity for all children, youth, and families by conducting high-quality research and evaluation of education programs and interventions, supporting use of data and evidence through training, technical assistance, and dissemination, and developing tools that improve teaching and accelerate and deepen learning.

New Research Center Aims to Address Inequities in Online Learning in College

SRI and CCRC are partnering with Achieving the Dream, a national leader in championing evidence-based institutional improvement with a network of more than 300 colleges, and nine broad-access colleges to conduct research on how educational technology and instructional strategies can bolster students’ skills for managing their own learning.

SRI Education: Leading the Way in STEM & CS | The Latest News | July 2021

SRI Education is at the forefront of integrated science, technology, engineering, and mathematics and computer science education from preschool through 12th grade. We develop and evaluate innovative instructional materials and assessments, design and study professional development initiatives, and research STEM and CS learning in and out of school. We focus on equitable access to high-quality STEM learning resources and opportunities for students who are underrepresented in STEM education pathways and careers. This quarter’s newsletter highlights some of our STEM and CS work and new resources.

Molly of Denali teaches children to use informational text

Molly of Denali is a popular new PBS KIDS series focused on informational text. You’ve probably seen studies showing that high-quality media can teach children new information. Two new studies from EDC and SRI Education tell us something more: Well-designed media can also teach children how to get information.

Research infrastructure for 21st century STEM education

National attention is focused on the Biden administration’s $2 trillion proposal for infrastructure to support sustainable, broadly shared prosperity. A key question has arisen: What exactly counts as infrastructure? Is it only physical structures, such as roads, bridges, electric charging stations, and broadband? Or can it also encompass intangible foundations of a productive society, such as human capital and systems for providing care?

SRI Education & Innovation | The Latest News | March 2021

We are impacting the quality and validation of solutions and practices aimed to reduce or eliminate persistent educational challenges through 28 EIR and i3 grants funded by the U.S. Department of Education.

SRI Education News | September 2020

SRI Education News | September  2020 The Latest News SRI Education Awarded the Contract for the National Center for Preschool Development Grants Birth Through Five (PDG B-5) SRI was recently awarded a contract to run the new PDG B-5 Technical Assistance (TA) Center which supports state organizations that were awarded Preschool Development Grant Birth Through … Continue reading SRI Education News | September 2020

SRI Education News | May 2020

SRI Education News | May 2020 The Latest News Supporting Postsecondary Transitions During COVID-19 Join REL Appalachia at SRI International and our partners on May 14, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. EDT for a virtual chat on strategies and considerations for supporting students in preparing for postsecondary transitions amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Register here. Adopting Open … Continue reading SRI Education News | May 2020

SRI Education News | March 2019

SRI Education News | March 2019 sri.com/education This month, we highlight SRI Education’s participation in current conferences. We are excited to share our research on topics ranging from STEM and computer science teaching and learning to strategies for promoting early academic and social emotional skills. Read on for previews of SREE and SRCD and a … Continue reading SRI Education News | March 2019

SRI Education News | September 2018

SRI Education News | September 2018 sri.com/education We’re helping make this year happier, healthier, and more equitable SRI Education kicks off fall with an ambitious new approach to improving equity in STEM! We demonstrate how ed tech can improve outcomes in high-needs schools, examine trade-offs between impact and cost in a middle-school literacy program, and … Continue reading SRI Education News | September 2018

SRI Education News | April 2018

SRI Education News & Notes | APRIL 2018 In this issue, we highlight some of SRI’s recent work in disabilities research and evaluation. It is estimated that more than 1 in 5 students has a diagnosed or undiagnosed learning disability. SRI’s disabilities research discovers feasible, evidence-based solutions to remove barriers so these students can learn … Continue reading SRI Education News | April 2018

SRI Education News | March 2018

MARCH 2018 For over 60 years, SRI has been helping to assess the impact of education programs on student and teacher outcomes with our strong methodological expertise and deep content knowledge in a wide range of topics. This month, we highlight our work in STEM teaching and learning, from family science learning to broadening participation … Continue reading SRI Education News | March 2018