SILC Press for 2016
♦ SILC PI, Nora S. Newcombe, and SILC research are highlighted in this recent article:
O'Connor, M. R. (September 22, 2016). For Kids, Learning Is Moving: Children’s brain development is fueled when they find their own way. Nautilus (on-line). Retrieved September 22, 2016.
♦ SILC Alumni Members, Kristin Gagnier and Kelly Fisher, contributed to two on-line articles on Spatial Thinking:
Gagnier, K. and Fisher, K. (July 15, 2016). Spatial Thinking: A missing building block in STEM education. Institute for Education Policy, The Johns Hopkins University. Retrieved July 21, 2016.
The Science of Learning Institute (July 19, 2016). Helping Your Child Develop Skills for Math and Science. Retrieved July 21, 2016.
♦ SILC PI, Nora S. Newcombe was interviewed for an education blog post:
- Felton, Emmanuel (May 12, 2016). Are Teachers Being Taught Bad Science? Education Week: Teacher Beat (on-line). Retrieved May 13, 2016.
- Newcombe, N. S. (May 9, 2016). Laying the Foundation: Playing with Blocks and Puzzles Can Prepare Children to Learn Math. LearnTeachLead. Retrieved May 9, 2016.
♦ NSF-funded Science of Learning Centers (SLC), of which SILC is one, came together during the week of February 8, 2016 to share what they've done and what the future holds. The Temporal Dynamics of Learning Center (an NSF SLC) wrote an on-line article about the event: http://tdlc.ucsd.edu/contact/SLC-graduation-2016.html. Retrieved April 4, 2016.
- Couzin, M. (March 6, 2016). Starting Strong: Blocks and Puzzles Are More Than Just Fun. The International Toy and Game Inventor and Innovation Conference (tandgcon.com). Retrieved March 17, 2016.
♦ Nora S. Newcombe (SILC PI) is quoted in the following article:
- Kris, Deborah Farmer (January 27, 2016). Why Children Still Need to Read (and Draw) Maps. PBS Parents (on-line). Retrieved February 4, 2016.
♦ Nora S. Newcombe, SILC PI, is quoted in the following article:
- Curry, Andrew (January 28, 2016). Men Are Better At Maps Until Women Take This Course: A bit of education can erase a definitive cognitive gap between men and women. Nautilus. Retrieved January 29, 2016.