Understanding learning is one of the greatest challenges facing science and society. The science of learning aims to advance fundamental knowledge and theory about learning, and how we optimize learning in society.
A growing number of research institutions, federal agencies, and foundations are investing in understanding the science of learning.
A growing body of work explores science of learning research that is relevant to education. This page provides resources related to science of learning and education.
Many findings from the science of learning are relevant to how children learn and grow. This page provides resources related to parenting and child development.
Getting students to perform at grade level has been a focus of national education reforms. What does the science tell us about this practice?
JHU researchers boosted kindergartners' arithmetic performance simply by exercising their intuitive number sense with a quick computer game.
How do children learn? Developmental science research provides some insights.