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Guido Schwerdt

Guido Schwerdt is a postdoctoral fellow at the Program on Education Policy and Governance (PEPG) at Harvard University and a researcher at the Ifo Institute for Economic Research in Munich, Germany.

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The Middle School Plunge

Achievement tumbles when young students change schools

Sage on the Stage

Is lecturing really all that bad?

Defending the “Sage on the Stage”

Last month, Education Next published a study that I conducted with Amelie Wupperman that looked at the impact on student achievement of teaching time devoted to lecturing vs. problem-solving activities. Our study generated a lot of comments and discussion which I would like to respond to here.

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