This publication, developed for the Partnership for Reading, discusses skills that will assist teachers in becoming independent evaluators of educational research. The information in this report was current at the date of publication, but has not been updated. The document is provided for historical purposes only.
This publication, adapted from the research article "How Teachers Can Use Scientifically Based Research to Make Curricular and Instructional Decisions", was created for the National Institute for Literacy (NIFL) as part of the Partnership for Reading. This item explains how teachers can become more effective at using their skills to recognize scientifically based practice and to draw conclusions on their own. The Partnership for Reading, which included the NICHD, NIFL, and the U.S. Department of Education, aimed to to distribute evidence-based reading research information to those who can benefit the most from it. The information in this report was current at the date of publication, but has not been updated. The document is provided for historical purposes only.
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NIH, DHHS. (2010). What is Scientifically Based Research? (A Guide for Teachers) (NA). Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office.