The Jacobs Foundation's new website is online

The Jacobs Foundation‘s just-freshly revamped web presence brings together all of its projects and partnerships. You can also learn more about the foundation’s Strategy 2030 and how it promotes evidence-based ideas for learning, helps schools deliver quality education, and seeks to transform learning ecosystems around the world.

How to explain daily variations in student's success? New article out

Friederike Blume, Andrea Irmer, and Florian Schmiedek – together with Judith Dirk – published an article in Developmental Science based on their analyses of intensive longitudinal data on daily self-regulation, working memory, and performance goal orientations in the school context of 9- to 11-year-olds.
One of their findings: On days when students set higher performance goals and self-regulate better, they have higher academic success.

Study launch: What goals do young adults pursue?

The ExTra project investigates what goals young adults pursue and what reasons they have for these goals. To do this, a team from the Intensive Longitudinal Data Lab queries young adults’ experience of everyday life using short questionnaires on their smartphones.