58 min

Bringing Creative Design into Early Childhood Education with Sonia Tiwari IMPACT LEARNING

    • Education

Today, Maria talks with Sonia Tiwari, a learning scientist and, currently, a PhD candidate in the Learning, Design, and Technology program at Penn State University. In her research, Sonia explores how children learn in informal environments using educational media and maker activities. Through her training in electronic media, design and animation and former experience as a visual, game & user experience designer, Sonia brings unique insights and perspectives into the design of creative learning environments. Parents will learn many educational media resources and good practices to help them design engaging learning activities for their children at home. This is an insightful conversation with a visual designer and learning scientist who wants to put a smile on the face of learners by designing resources that are useful, beautiful, playful and funny!

Today, Maria talks with Sonia Tiwari, a learning scientist and, currently, a PhD candidate in the Learning, Design, and Technology program at Penn State University. In her research, Sonia explores how children learn in informal environments using educational media and maker activities. Through her training in electronic media, design and animation and former experience as a visual, game & user experience designer, Sonia brings unique insights and perspectives into the design of creative learning environments. Parents will learn many educational media resources and good practices to help them design engaging learning activities for their children at home. This is an insightful conversation with a visual designer and learning scientist who wants to put a smile on the face of learners by designing resources that are useful, beautiful, playful and funny!

58 min

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