News

Check out this WonderLab collab!

Local scientists (including Dr. Fyfe!) have teamed up with the WonderLab Museum of Science, Health, & Technology to create science-based exhibits pertinent to developmental research! Take a look at how the LEAD Lab is making an impact on the community.

Check out the new Scholar Awards from the James S. McDonnell Foundation.

Ten junior faculty members, including Emily, were awarded funds to pursue research that studies how early childhood experiences and learning impact current and later learning.

Listen to Emily's interview on this math ed podcast.

The podcast focuses on a recent publication on the assessment of algebraic knowledge.

Check out this post on "The Learning Scientists."

It focuses on choosing effective concrete manipulatives, and it mentions some of our work.

Read about the importance of early math knowledge.

This news segment at Vanderbilt University highlights some work on early math knowledge led by Dr. Bethany Rittle-Johnson, Emily’s graduate advisor.

Read about the effectiveness (and ineffectiveness) of feedback.

This report focuses on some of the research on feedback and how it’s not always more effective than problem solving alone.

Read about language and mathematics.

Read about how the language we use influences children’s patterning performance.