research and employment Opportunities

CURRENT research OPPORTUNITIES FOR TEACHERS

AND STUDENTS

Contextual influences on Math performance

Adults

Learning Through Board Games

Preschool

Learning from Worked Examples

6-8th grade

CURRENT POSITION OPENINGS

PhD in Math Education/Learning Sciences/Ed Psych

2 years

Lab Coordinator

WPI Undergraduate Student

Federal Work Study Students

Hourly, 5-10 hours/week

Research Asssistants

WPI Undergraduate or Graduate Students

Federal Work Study Students

Hourly, 5-10 hours/week

The Math Abstraction Play Learning and Embodiment (MAPLE) Lab designs and evaluates novel dynamic technologies that make “math come alive” (Graspable Math, From Here to There!, Wearable Learning Cloud Platform) in order to aid mathematical teaching and learning. Professor Ottmar invites Federal Work Study students to spend their work study hours assisting with the lab’s federal research projects. While working on the project you will have the opportunity to engage in the entire process of educational and psychological research in classrooms including content creation, experimental design, study implementation, and data analysis. You will also have opportunities to work with after school programs and teachers. Programming skills are also needed.

To learn more about the position and projects, please contact Erin Ottmar at erottmar@wpi.edu

GMA Content Creators

6-10th grade Math Teachers

Consultants


Email erottmar@wpi.edu for more information about openings