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Our department is home for the study of how people learn and how to help people learn. Much of our work focuses on K–12 schools, but we study education in other contexts as well, including museums and universities. Many of our students are preparing to work in schools - as teachers or as school psychologists; some prepare for careers in museums, and some for careers in education research.
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In Focus

Voices From the Field
A few 2015-2016 MAT candidates reflect on the importance of their student teaching experiences.



Julia Sayles
During this class, students were learning about different types of conflict (Person v. Person, Person v. Nature, Person v. Society, and Person v. Self). We were watching a video that outlined the different types of conflicts, then I gave an example of that conflict in life/literature/etc. and then the students had to come up with their own examples in groups. In this photo Carolyne is sharing her conflict with me and her group (sitting in front of her, not pictured).

News

New, mostly-online courses in science teaching and learning.
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PhD students Chelsea Andrews and Yara Shaban reflect on AERA 2016
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UT Knoxville professor and Tufts STEM PhD alumnus Christopher Wright awarded NSF early career award
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Events

Spring 2016 Department and University Career Services Workshops
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Tufts Education Network Reception feat. Steve Cohen
Monday, May 23, 2016 | 6:00pm
Professor Steve Cohen to give talk on May 23 about creating a high school
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