Educators and school leaders will spend ½ day at Johns Hopkins University to gain first-hand experience in the conduct of science of learning research and explore how research is related to educational practice.
SLI team aims to understand the development of children’s block-building skill, how this spatial skill is linked to academic learning more generally, and how it can be nurtured to move children from "novice" to "expert" builders.
SLI explores how translational science can advance science and serve society at SRCD 2017
SLI co-develops faculty development workshop on science of learning research
SLI's hosts AAAS workshop to explore (1) the importance of communication of scientific findings to broad audiences, (2) the traditional approach to dissemination and its limitations, (3) how to make science understandable and meaningful to general audiences while at the same time preserving scientific integrity, and (4) best practices in communicating scientific findings to target audiences.
Brain monitoring suggests autistic adults learn alternative processing strategies.
SLI worked with Baltimore City School's Office of Early Learning to share research on developing skills that are important for math and science learning.
The Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth has had trouble bringing inner-city kids into its programs. SLI's Amy Shelton discusses efforts to develop new ways to identify Baltimore City youth who will benefit from CTY's enrichment programs.
SLI expert Daniel O’Connor was among 102 scientists and engineers named on Jan. 9 by President Obama as recipients of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.
The human brain is the most complex machine in existence. Every brain is loaded with some 100 billion nerve cells, each connecting to thousands of others, giving around 100 trillion connections. Mapping those connections, or synapses, could enable scientists to decipher what causes neurological disease and mental illness. It's an immense, daunting task.