Interview with Dr. Patricia K. Kuhl and Dr. Andrew N. Meltzoff

Jul 15, 2020

The first five years of life are the most critical for learning. As children are using technology earlier and more frequently than ever, ALOUD tackles the neuroscience of screen time during COVID. Dr. Patricia K. Kuhl and Dr. Andrew N. Meltzoff, internationally recognized experts in child development and co-directors of the University of Washington Institute […]

“What We’re Learning About Online Learning”

Jun 16, 2020

“Students tend to learn less efficiently than usual in online courses, as a rule, and depending on the course. But if they have a facilitator or mentor on hand, someone to help with the technology and focus their attention — an approach sometimes called blended learning — they perform about as well in many virtual […]

“The gender gap in tech isn’t set in stone”

Jun 03, 2020

Here’s a gem from the past: “[…]we found that, from a young age, American children form the belief that boys are better than girls in these technological subjects.” How can we close the gender gap? Dr. Meltzoff, one of the contributors and ALOUD on Science speaker, proposes a plan and it starts with early childhood […]

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