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Education Initiative

The Education Initiative is a long-term commitment to identifying and evolving more viable systems for healthy human learning and education.

Education Initiative News TAMPA WORKSHOP Good Behavior Game Webinar Engaging Young Minds Webinar
Evolution Institute News
November 21, 2016
Evolution Institute project Seshat on New Scientist: The database that is rewriting history to predict the future
Seshat is a vast and growing database of historical and archaeological knowledge that can be explored using scientific techniques. That makes it a powerful tool for testing and ultimately discarding hypotheses. “A cemetery for theories,” is how Seshat co-founder Peter Turchin at the University of Connecticut in Storrs describes it. By making history more evidence-based, he and his colleagues hope it will become more relevant.
Education Initiative

The Education Initiative is a long-term commitment to identifying and evolving more viable systems for healthy human learning and education.

Think Education, Learning, and YouthWorkshops were held on various aspects of education, including youth, play, early learning, and governance strategies. Our work on risky youth behavior, led by Bruce Ellis, has a special section in Developmental Psychology; A book, Dave Geary and Dan Burch, eds., is in preparation. The Journal of Play featured several articles from our conference.

Say Sharing and Informing. A series of articles written by leading researchers in learning was published in This View of Life, our online magazine; Learning in the Wild was a brief developed for the early literacy planning efforts led by the Suncoast United Way in West Central Florida. Click here for these publications.

Do Redesigning the Learning Environment. The Regents Academy project for failing students showed highly significant impact within one year with a large effect size; Our early learning efforts are moving forward with our focus on a birth-through-8 year old center in east Tampa. Click to learn more