Neuroteach Global Research Base

Research Review Papers and Meta-Studies

IES National Center for Education Research, Organizing Instruction and Study to Improve Student Learning

Education Endowment Foundation, Neuroscience and Education: A Review of Education Interventions and Approaches Informed by Neuroscience, Howard-Jones, 2014

Sutton Trust, What Makes Great Teaching? Review of Underpinning Research, Coe, Aloisi, Higgins and Elliot Major, 2014

Improving Students’ Learning With Effective Learning Techniques: Promising Directions from Cognitive and Educational Psychology, Dunlosky, Rawson, Marsh, Nathan and Willingham, APS, 2013

Deans for Impact, The Science of Learning, 2015

Principles of Instruction: Research-Based Strategies that All Teachers Should Know, Barak Rosenshine, American Educator, Spring 2012

Students at the Center, Mind, Brain and Education, Hinton, Fischer and Glennon, 2012

American Psychological Association, Top 20 Principles from Psychology for PreK-12 Teaching and Learning, 2015

The Learning Scientists, Six Strategies for Effective Learning

American Psychological Association, Applying Science of Learning in Education: Infusing Psychological Science into the Curriculum, Benassi, Overson and Hakala, 2014

Education Endowment Foundation, Metacognition and self-regulated learning: Guidance Report, Alex Quigley, Daniel Muijs, and Eleanor Stringer. 2018.

A Short List of Books

Peter C. Brown, Henry L. Roediger III, Mark A. McDaniel *
Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning

Glenn Whitman and Ian Kelleher
Neuroteach: Brain Science and the Future of Education

Daniel Willingham
Why Don’t Students Like School? A Cognitive Scientists Answers Questions About How the Mind Works and What It Means for the Classroom

Daniel Willingham
When Can You Trust the Experts? How to Tell Good Science from Bad in Education

Mary Helen Immordino-Yang
Emotions, Learning, and the Brain: Exploring the Educational Implications of Affective Neuroscience

Denise Pope
Overloaded and Underprepared: Strategies for Stronger Schools and Healthy, Successful Kids

Dylan Wiliam & Siobhan Leahy *
Embedding Formative Assessment: Practical Techniques for K-12 Classrooms

Daniel Schwartz, Jessica Tsang, and Kristen Blair
The ABCs of How We Learn: 26 Scientifically Proven Approaches, How they Work, and When to Use Them

A Longer List of Books

Jack P. Shonkoff and Deborah A. Phillips
From Neurons to Neighborhoods: The Science of Early Childhood Development

Dylan Wiliam *
Creating the Schools Our Children Need: Why What We’re Doing Now Won’t Help Much (And What We Can Do Instead)

Kurt W. Fischer and Mary Immordino-Yang
The Jossey-Bass Reader on the Brain and Learning

Paul Howard Jones
Evolution of the Learning Brain: Or How You Got to Be So Smart…

Christopher Emdin
For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood… and the Rest of Y’all Too: Reality Pedagogy and Urban Education

Pedro De Bruyckere, Paul Kirschner, and Casper Hulshof *
Urban Myths About Learning and Education

Pedro De Bruyckere *
The Ingredients for Great Teaching

Harris Cooper
The Battle Over Homework: Common Ground for Administrators, Teachers, and Parents, 3rd Edition

Robert Dillon
The Space: A Guide for Educators

John Hattie
Visible Learning: A Synthesis of Over 800 Meta-Analyses Relating to Achievement and Visible Learning for Teachers: Maximizing Impact on Learning

David Weston and Bridget Clay
Unleashing Great Teaching: The Secrets to the Most Effective Teacher Development

Zaretta Hammond
Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain

Online Resources

The Learning Scientists:

The Mindset Scholars Network:

Deans for Impact:

Developing Great Teaching” from the Teacher Development Trust:

Improving Education, A Triumph of Hope Over Experience” by Rob Coe, Centre for Evaluation & Monitoring:

The “Teaching and Learning Toolkit” from The Education Endowment Foundation (EEF):

Understanding the Brain: The Birth of a Learning Science” (OECD):

What Makes Great Teaching?” by Robert Coe, Cesare Aloisi, Steve Higgins and Lee Elliot Major, from the Sutton Trust:

The Dana Foundation: Your Gateway to Responsible Information About the Brain: