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Kelly Fisher and Kristin Gagnier awarded Institute of Education Sciences Grant

05/30/2017

SLI’s Kelly Fisher and Kristin Gagnier were awarded a Cognition and Student Learning (CASL) grant from the Institute of Education Sciences to develop a novel 3rd-grade science curriculum and teacher professional development supports. This 1.4 million dollar award is in partnership with Prince George’s County Public Schools.

SLI’s Susan Courtney named vice provost for faculty affairs

05/30/2017

SLI researcher, Susan Courtney, will become the university's next vice provost for faculty affairs.

SLI to Host 150 K-12 Educators for a “Science in Action” Day

05/16/2017

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 takes interdisciplinary approach to characterize children’s block building skill

05/16/2017

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 highlights translational science at SRCD 2017

04/12/2017

SLI explores how translational science can advance science and serve society at SRCD 2017

SLI and the Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning host a faculty development workshop

04/7/2017

SLI co-develops faculty development workshop on science of learning research

SLI hosts workshop at AAAS on communicating science to public audiences

03/20/2017

SLI 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.

Study shows how some adults with autism compensate for childhood language challenges

03/6/2017

Brain monitoring suggests autistic adults learn alternative processing strategies.

SLI partners with Baltimore City School’s Office of Early Learning on Teacher Training

01/31/2017

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.

SLI’s Amy Shelton speaks on WYPR’s On the Record about the Baltimore Emerging Scholars Program

01/31/2017

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.