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Deborah Stipek

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Deborah Stipek

Professor

stipek@stanford.edu

Assistant: Kimberley Kim

Biography

Dr. Stipek's scholarship concerns early childhood and elementary education, especially focused on math and motivation. In addition to her scholarship, Dr. Stipek has an interest in policies affecting young children and early childhood education,. She served for five years on the Board on Children, Youth and Families at the National Research Council; she was the Chair of National Research Council Committee for Increasing High School Students' Engagement and Motivation to Learn and she directed the MacArthur Foundation Network on Teaching and Learning. She currently chairs the Heising-Simons Development and Research on Early Math Education Network. While a professor at UCLA, Dr. Stipek served as Director of the Corinne Seeds University Elementary School and the Urban Education Studies Center.

Other Titles

Judy Koch Professor of Education

Program Affiliations

DAPS
(MA) POLS

Research Interests

Child Development | Early Childhood | Math Education | Motivation | Parents and family issues

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Recent Publications

Kerig, P. K. (2004). Constructive and destructive behavior: Implications for family, school, and society. AMER PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOC 750 FIRST ST NE, WASHINGTON, DC 20002-4242 USA.

Stipek, D. J. (2002). Motivation to learn: Integrating theory and practice. Allyn and Bacon Boston.

Stipek, D. J., Stipek, D., & Seal, K. (2001). Motivated minds: Raising children to love learning. Macmillan.

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