Category: Research

For Teachers: Creativity in the Classroom

From our connections in the American Psychological Association’s CPSE, we learned of a new web series focused on creativity! (Entirely topical for our active summer classrooms, we feel.) Through the use of interviews with renowned scholars in the field and practice based narrative, the module gives an overview of the use of creativity in a […]

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Who Made the Decision to Attend ATDP?

What student decision-making means for grades, effort level, and enjoyment of the program Have you ever wondered what ATDP does with the end-of-summer surveys? We use the data for several purposes. Primarily, participants’ responses inform us about students’ satisfaction with their courses and instructors. They also help us learn how we can improve the program for […]

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Paid Learning Experiment


Hi everyone! Please read the following announcement from Lauren Barth-Cohen, one of this summer’s instructors for Introducing Physics: Dear Parents & Students, My name is Lauren Barth-Cohen. I’m a doctoral student at Berkeley. We are looking to recruit high school students for a research study on student’s conceptual learning in science. For this study we […]

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