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Sidney May

Sidney is a Lab Manager at the Center for Reading and Language Research. A graduate of Tufts University, Sidney has specialized training the development and social psychology, and has conducted researcher at labs at the University of Oxford and Harvard University. For the past two years, Sidney has spent part of the summer working as an assistant teacher in the Center's Summer Program. During this time, she collaborates with a multi-disciplinary group of researchers and educators to employ practices that best support children's agency, autonomy, and intrinsic motivation throughout the learning process. Sidney is passionate about working with children, families, and educators, and seeks to transform child development research into best parenting and education practices.