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Learning by Scientific Design Network

The LbSD Network supports educator-preparation programs to redesign coursework and clinical experiences grounded in principles of cognitive science.

We're now accepting applications through December 15, 2023 from educator-preparation programs and school districts to join the next cohort of this network!

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The Learning by Scientific Design Network is a group of 10 educator-preparation programs redesigning their coursework and clinical experiences around our best scientific understanding of how students learn. Together, they’re working to ensure novice teachers understand the basic principles of cognitive science and how to apply these principles during instructional decision-making.


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