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Research design

Research design is the overall strategy or plan for integrating the various components of a research study in a coherent and logical way. It consists of the framework and data collection methods used to answer and address the research questions and issues.

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Can text messages improve your parenting?Can text messages improve your parenting?

Grab some ice cream with SRI Education researcher Claire Christensen and her bestie Alexandra Chapman as they talk about a new SRI Education study: Can #texting improve your parenting?
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Missing the mark or moving the needle? Reflections on how to center equity in researchMissing the mark or moving the needle? Reflections on how to center equity in research

Issues of race are deeply ingrained in every facet of our history and society. As researchers, we strive to promote children’s development and opportunities to succeed both in and out of school, but our work is not immune from a legacy of racism.
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Questions to ask before implementing a school-wide programQuestions to ask <I>before</i> implementing a school-wide program

Multi-tiered systems of support (MTSS) typically include school-wide or universal support (tier 1), targeted interventions for at-risk students (tier 2), and individualized services for students with intensive needs (tier 3). Read our post for more information about multi-tiered frameworks. MTSS have been increasingly adopted across schools in the U.S. and ...
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What does our Student Behavior Research Team study?What does our Student Behavior Research Team study?

More than one of every five students has, or is at risk for, an emotional or behavioral disorder which can adversely affect learning and relationships. We study several types of school-wide and classroom-based programs to support students with emotional, social, and behavioral issues, and these are the most common types ...
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Why work with us? Because we know what works!Why work with us? Because we know what works!

Our team works with state and local education agencies to select, implement, and evaluate programs that meet their high priority education needs. Whether you’re a school leader or teacher, an intervention developer, or a funder looking to invest in effective behavior management and socioemotional interventions, you’ll find a variety of ...
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Meet our Student Behavior Research TeamMeet our Student Behavior Research Team

In this first blog entry, we introduce our research team and describe why we love our work so much. Our team of researchers, evaluators, and technical assistance providers brings a wealth of expertise, with a common emphasis on the social and emotional well-being of children from socioeconomically disadvantaged backgrounds. ...
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