Young, Scrappy and Hungry: Research-Proven Ways to Engage Students (As Told by “Hamilton”)
Do you worry that your students are throwing away their shot? Join Dr. Steve Ritter as he drops some knowledge on research-proven ways to get students to engage in their learning. (The plan is to fan this spark into a flame.)
Steven Ritter, Founder and Chief Scientist at Carnegie Learning, has been developing and evaluating educational systems for over 20 years. He earned his Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology at Carnegie Mellon University and was instrumental in the development and evaluation of Cognitive Tutors for mathematics. Through leadership of the research department, Dr. Ritter has led many improvements to the use of adaptive learning systems and math education in real-world settings. He is the author of numerous papers on the design, architecture and evaluation of Intelligent Tutoring Systems. He is lead author of an evaluation judged by the US Department of Education’s What Works Clearinghouse as fully meeting their standards and is lead author of a "Best Paper" at the International Conference on Educational Data Mining.