Research on Teaching

James Kim: An Intervention for Struggling, Adolescent Readers

Research Minutes

Harvard Graduate School of Education's James Kim joins the Research Minutes podcast to explain his research on the Strategic Adolescent Reading Intervention, which is meant to engage struggling, adolescent readers on the way to improved academic outcomes.

Have thoughts on this podcast? Head to KH Conversations, our discussion forum, and join in the conversation!

Educator Labor Markets - Jonah Rockoff: Improving Hiring Practices

Cool Thinking on Hot Topics

Professor of Finance and Economics at the Columbia Business School Jonah Rockoff discusses current problems regarding information in the teacher job market and efforts to improve teacher hiring practices. Classroom observation is one point which although is limited in its power, has been agreed by both researchers and practitioners as an important evaluation.

Have thoughts on this video? Head to KH Conversations, our discussion forum, and join in the conversation, or use our collective note-taking feature to keep track of your thoughts and see what others were thinking of as they watched the video.

Educator Labor Markets - Dan Goldhaber: Labor Shortages in Education

Cool Thinking on Hot Topics

Peter Goff interviews Dan Goldhaber, Director of the Center for Education Data & Research and Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research (CALDER) about labor shortages in education, whether teacher prep programs are hitting the mark, and why we need to stop seeing teachers as generic.

Have thoughts on this video? Head to KH Conversations, our discussion forum, and join in the conversation, or use our collective note-taking feature to keep track of your thoughts and see what others were thinking of as they watched the video.