What's New at the WWC for March 2022
The WWC released a practice guide that describes four evidence-based recommendations that teachers can use to deliver reading interventions to meet the needs of their students.
The WWC is hosting a webinar on April 13, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. ET to introduce the evidence-based recommendations in the Practice Guide on Providing Reading Interventions for Students in Grades 4–9.
The WWC is hosting a webinar March 22, 2022 from 1:00-2:00 p.m. Eastern Time to introduce the major updates proposed for the WWC Procedures and Standards Handbook, Version 5.0. Register to attend the webinar.
What's New at the WWC for January 2022
Social Belonging interventions for college students aim to reduce the impact of negative stereotypes that may burden students in underrepresented groups and affect their persistence in college. Social Belonging had mixed effects on academic achievement and progressing in college and no discernible effects on college
Growth Mindset interventions encourage students to view intelligence as a malleable characteristic that grows with effort. The WWC found that Growth Mindset interventions have potentially positive effects on academic achievement and no discernible effects on progressing in college or college enrollment
The What Works Clearinghouse Regression Discontinuity Design training is now available online. This free training allows researchers and potential reviewers to become certified reviewers by viewing video modules and taking a certification exam at their own pace.
What's New at the WWC for December 2021
This WWC webinar discussed processes for screening, reviewing, and reconciling WWC studies using the Online Study Review Guide (OSRG) and included live demonstrations of screening and reviewing studies in the OSRG.
In early 2021, the WWC conducted a rapid distance learning evidence review. This infographic offers users a high-level summary of the findings from the rapid review.
This infographic highlights what the WWC learned about evidence gaps identified as part of the WWC’s rapid distance learning evidence review.
This video describes how ratings in each Intervention Report provide WWC users with valuable information about the research quality and key findings of the research on that intervention. It explains the ratings currently used on the WWC website under Version 4.1 of the Procedures Handbook.