E06: Ecological Psychology and Education: A conversation with Dr. Laura Shaw and Dr. Andrew D. Wilson

Written by Dr. Matt Bateman on November 29, 2021

Dr. Andrew D. Wilson and Dr. Laura Flores Shaw join Dr. Matt Bateman to discuss ecological psychology as a framework for education.

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Dr. Andrew D. Wilson is an Ecological psychologist, who studies "the perceptual control of action, with a special interest in learning." You can find him on Twitter @PsychScientists, or check out his blog.

Dr. Laura Flores Shaw is an Assistant Professor at John Hopkins University's School of Education. You can find her on Twitter, @lflorshaw.

Dr. Matt Bateman

Dr. Matt Bateman earned his Ph.D. in Philosophy in 2012 from the University of Pennsylvania. He taught and continued his research at Franklin and Marshall College in the Department of Psychology, on topics ranging from neuroscience to evolutionary theory to philosophy, before joining the LePort Schools as Director of Curriculum and Pedagogy in 2014.

In 2016, Dr. Matt Bateman became a founding member of Higher Ground Education. He is now Vice President of Pedagogy for Higher Ground and the Executive Director of Montessorium.