A new article was published investigating students subjective social status in the statistics classroom!
Stacy was interviewed by the New York Times about her role using data analysis to help identify student stressors during the mental health crisis at WPI during the 2021-2022 school year
Paul Pacheco is on his way to teach high school Biology and was featured in the local news! We'll miss you, Paul!
Aaron Haim has published and presented his research on reproducibility and open science in the learning sciences at AIED, Learning @ Scale (see also here), LAK, as well as EDM.
REU students Emily Rostkowski (UConn) and Nellie Rushton (Stanford) have joined the lab to conduct research on statistics learning! Welcome Emily and Nellie!
Stacy gave a talk to Girls Who Talk Math @ WPI about the importance of break periods for mathematical cognition.
A 2023 paper Stacy collaborated on in the Journal of Statistics and Data Science Education is now one of their most-read articles of all time.
Andrew and Paul successfully completed their master's degrees. Congratulations!
Mikayla Prue has joined the lab as an undergraduate RA to work on a registered report. Welcome, Mikayla!
A paper Stacy collaborated on about math anxiety was used in the National Council of Teachers in Mathematics' new stance on Procedural Flexibility in Math
Paul received an honorable mention for the Ford Fellowship, congratulations!
Aaron and Stacy hosted a workshop for the Center for Open Science's educational unconference on licensing and copyright (see the video here)
Aaron and Stacy hosted an open science workshop at Learning Analytics and Knowledge (LAK) Conference
Kirk, Andrew, Ashish, and Aaron published and presented three papers at LAK!
Aaron's paper was nominated for best paper at LAK, congratulations!
A new article was published in Anxiety, Stress, & Coping
Congratulations to Paul Pacheco for being awarded an Honorary Undergraduate Scholar (HUS) Award awarded by the New England Psychological Association!
April 2022-- Congratulations to Paul for an Honorable Mention for the 2022 WPI Provost Award for his honor's thesis on math anxiety and timed exams!
April 2022-- Congratulations to Vy Ngo for a successful Master's Thesis presentation!
October 2021-- Stacy was awarded a Women's Young Investigator Fellowship presented by the Women's Impact Network at WPI.
September 2021-- Stacy was on a critical conversations panel on Science & Creativity for WPI’s Arts and Sciences week, talking about the role of creativity in arts and science. Click here for a recap of the event!
August 2021 -- Alena Egorova, Andrew McReynolds, and Kirk Vanacore join the CEDAR lab as incoming Ph.D. graduate students! Welcome!
August 2021 -- Stacy is a part of a research team that was collectively awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation to study common errors students make on short-answer math questions. (PI - Andrew Lan, MIT, $374,775; Co-PI Neil Heffernan, Co-PI Stacy Shaw, WPI, $239,307; PI- Cristina Heffernan, ASSITments Foundation, $235,639).
June 2021 -- Chayanne joins the CEDAR Lab as Lab Manager, welcome!
April 2021 -- Stacy participated in the faculty lightning talks for WPI’s Arts and Science Week, a recording can be found here.