March 11, 2021

EDC Researchers Present at AERA 2021

Register now to join EDC researchers at the 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) from April 8 to 12. The theme of this year’s meeting is “Accepting Educational Responsibility.”

AERA participants can explore EDC’s research in sessions that focus on student mental health, game-based learning, inclusive STEM education, computational thinking, teacher professional development, and other topics.

Learn more about EDC’s research and evaluation work, and explore the schedule below to view all of our sessions.

EDC Sessions – Dates and Times

Be sure to visit AERA for the most up-to-date session information.


Session Title

EDC Presenters

Friday, April 9

10:40 a.m.–12:10 p.m.

Innovations in Video-Intensive STEM Professional Development in Online and Blended Environments

Amy Busey, Chair

4:10–5:40 p.m.

Staff and Systems Involved in Supporting Student Mental Health

Shari Kessel Schneider

Sunday, April 11

10:40 a.m.–12:10 p.m.

The IDEAS Maker Program: Development, Results, and Future Directions Within an Inclusive Public Education Setting

Ariana Riccio, Wendy Martin, Jaime Gutierrez

2:30–4:00 p.m.

School Connectedness, Adult Support, and Mental Health during Remote Learning due to COVID-19

Shari Kessel Schneider

4:10–5:40 p.m.

Game-Based Measures of Learning Processes: Challenges, Methods, and Solutions

Naomi Hupert, Discussant

Monday, April 12

11:10 a.m.–12:10 p.m.

Schoolwide Integration Models of Computational Thinking in Elementary Schools: A Cross-Case Analysis

Heather Sherwood, Wendy Martin, Alexia Raynal

2:50–4:20 p.m.

Exploring Preschool Data Collection and Analysis: A Formative Study

Ashley Lewis Presser, Jessica Young, Michelle Cerrone, Lindsay Clements, Heather Sherwood

2:50–4:20 p.m.

Using Story Algorithms to Foster Computational Thinking and Literacy Learning

Heather Lavigne