Research Into Practice: The Push for Usability

This four-part series examines the movement to make education research more "usable" and explores some efforts to connect the worlds of research and practice.

At the Consortium on Chicago School Research, producing high-quality studies to meet the needs of local educators and policymakers is the guiding creed.
April 9, 2003 – Education Week

Providence schools are making headway in an unusual experiment to take seemingly arcane scientific findings and convert them into something that practitioners can use.
April 2, 2003 – Education Week

Physics is one field in which research has yielded "usable" information that teachers can apply in the classroom—a growing emphasis for many leading players in the world of educational research.
March 26, 2003 – Education Week

Education researchers are increasingly wondering if the work they do is making enough of a difference in real schools and districts. In national commissions, networks, and discussion groups, they are increasingly asking whether it can be made more usable.
March 19, 2003 – Education Week

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