Office location and address
B.A., University of Miami, 2005
Jamie Jirout, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor in the Educational Psychology and Applied Developmental Sciences program in the Curry School of Education. She studies how young children learn, with a focus on science-related skills, in both formal and informal settings. Jamie's current research includes several projects investigating children's curiosity and how teachers and schools can promote and support student curiosity. Other projects include children's learning from digital vs. physical experiences, early spatial skill development and early programming through playful experience, STEM learning and gender stereotypes in children and parents, and the relation between spatial skills and STEM learning.