Tag Archive: Achievement gap RSS

Daily Online Testing Boosts College Performance and Reduces Achievement Gaps, Study Shows

More low-income students are attending college than ever before, but many of them are ill prepared for the challenges of higher learning. Now University of Texas at Austin researchers are finding ways to level the higher-education playing field with a new online learning model.

iPods in Classroom Can Boost Academic Time and Resources for English Language Learners

Providing English language learners (ELLs) with iPod Touches, or similar handheld devices, can increase learning time and motivation, according to a study from The University of Texas at Austin’s College of Education.

University Experts Available to Discuss Back-to-School Topics

University of Texas at Austin faculty experts are available to talk about a wide range of K-12 and higher education issues related to the start of school, including education policy, teaching strategies, children’s mental and emotional health, and closing the achievement gap.   Children's Mental and Emotional Health KEVIN STARK Professor, Department of Educational Psychology…   » Continue Reading

Preschools Significantly Reduce Achievement Gap Between Rich and Poor, New Twin Study Shows

Parents always want the best education possible for their child, and new research from The University of Texas at Austin shows preschool enrollment is one of the best ways to ensure that disadvantaged kids start down the right academic path early on.