Dylan Arena

Dylan-Arena-profileDylan is a learning scientist with a background in cognitive science, philosophy, and statistics. He started out as a software developer at Oracle, but after a few years he returned to graduate school, where he worked on both game-based learning and next-generation assessment.  Dylan has earned a bachelor’s degree in Symbolic Systems, a master’s in Philosophy, a master’s in Statistics, and a Ph.D. in Learning Sciences and Technology Design (in the program for Developmental and Psychological Sciences), all from Stanford University.  He is now Co-founder and Chief Learning Scientist at Kidaptive, which focuses on educational apps for kids built on top of a comprehensive early-learning curriculum and assessment framework.