Elizabeth R. Kazakoff, PhD, applies developmental theory to the design and evaluation of educational technology tools and programs.  Currently a Senior Researcher & Publications Manager at Lexia Learning, she focuses on literacy, self-regulation, and motivation.  Her prior work focused on the relationship between coding and early literacy, as well as self-regulation. 

Elizabeth graduated from the Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development at Tufts University where she was part of the DevTech Research Group. Her degree concentration was in New Technologies in Human Development. Her dissertation, Cats in Space, Pigs that Race: What Role Does Self-Regulation Play When Kindergartners Learn to Code, focused on the bi-directional relationship between self-regulation and learning to code in kindergarten users of the new coding language, ScratchJr.  

Where to find Elizabeth next? 

AERA 2017
San Antonio, TX

Last Updated: March 2017