Ashley Lewis Presser is a Research Scientist at the Education Development Center’s Center on Children and Technology. Dr. Lewis Presser’s work focuses primarily on research and development related to early childhood, mathematics, and science. Her projects cover a wide range that includes research-infused development of curricular materials and tablet games for preschool mathematics, evaluation of STEM programs, and conducting quasi-experimental and randomized controlled experiments. She earned a B.S. in Psychology from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst and both an M.A. and Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from the University of Minnesota.
Young children’s access to and use of mobile technology (i.e. tablets) has grown dramatically as devices become smaller and more universal.