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Partnerships Between Researchers and Educators Make Research Meaningful

The education field has long had a conundrum commonly referred to as the “research-to-practice gap.” Put simply, researchers and practitioners (such as teachers or administrators) frequently feel disconnected from one another. The work of the two groups often remains separate:…
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Remembering Who Our Work Serves: Reflections from AERA and SXSW EDU

Two of the largest and most important meetings in the education field are held in spring, the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting (AERA) and SXSW EDU. Attending both gave me the opportunity to think about the educational perspectives each…