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Scaling for System-Level Change: A conversation with Suzanne Donovan and Vanessa Coleman

Suzanne Donovan, executive director of the Strategic Education Research Partnership (SERP) Institute, and Vanessa Coleman, co-director of SRI’s Center for Education Research & Innovation, recently sat down for a conversation with LEARN Network’s Kori Hamilton Biagas to discuss scaling innovations that disrupt inequity and create system-level change.

Matching promising theories with the daily realities of users: A conversation with LEARN Network lead Rebecca Griffiths

LEARN Network lead Rebecca Griffiths recently had a conversation with the SRI Homeroom podcast host Kori Hamilton Biagas. They discussed how promising innovations with strong theories of action have inspired Griffiths’ work and how the LEARN Network is helping researchers better match their promising theories with real world problems of practice.

Engaging Both Hearts and Minds in Design, Development, and Evaluation: A conversation with Vanessa Coleman

LEARN Network advisor Vanessa Coleman chatted with host of The SRI Homeroom podcast Kori Hamilton Biagas to discuss her vision for supporting change in the education system.

Scaling A2i: A Conversation with Jay Connor and Sarah Siegal (Part 1)

Jay Connor, CEO of Learning Ovations, and Sarah Siegal, director of research and practice at Scholastic and former vice president of research at Learning Ovations, recently sat down for a conversation with Rebecca Griffiths, principal researcher at SRI Education and principal investigator for the LEARN Network, to discuss their journey in scaling A2i.

Scaling A2i: A Conversation with Jay Connor and Sarah Siegal (Part 2)

This blog post is part 2 of a three-part series highlighting key takeaways from a conversation with Jay Connor, CEO of Learning Ovations, and Sarah Siegal, director of research and practice at Scholastic and former vice president of research at Learning Ovations.

Scaling A2i: A Conversation with Jay Connor and Sarah Siegal (Part 3)

This blog post is part 3 in a three-part series highlighting key takeaways from a conversation with Jay Connor, CEO of Learning Ovations, and Sarah Siegal, director of research and practice at Scholastic and former vice president of research at Learning Ovations.

Scaling the Science of Reading with the TRI-Reading App: A conversation with Mary Bratsch-Hines and Heather Aiken

Mary Bratsch-Hines and Heather Aiken, leaders of the evidence-based product Targeted Reading Instruction (TRI), recently sat down with host of The SRI Homeroom podcast Kori Hamilton Biagas.

Taking the first step: Strategies for effective knowledge mobilization

Blog 2 in a two-part series on knowledge mobilization. In this second blog post, I’ll focus on how you can develop your own knowledge mobilization strategy and discuss some concrete first steps you can take. I build from the three key lessons learned in the first blog post, adding what we’ve learned about effective knowledge mobilization practices from those in the field actually doing this work.

Mobilizing knowledge along the path from research to practice

Blog 1 in a two-part series on knowledge mobilization. One of the truths I’ve learned over my time as an education researcher is that most scholars want to make a difference. Most of us got into this business because we felt we care about and want to do work that matters. We want to make a difference in the field, to what happens in schools, and to the lives of children and families.

Experts Share Scaling Strategies at the ED Games Expo

The annual ED Games Expo, part of the Institute of Education Sciences’ (IES’) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program, creates a space for engagement and learning across the education technology (EdTech) field.