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Daniel Schwartz

Daniel Schwartz

Dean of the Graduate School of Education and the Nomellini & Olivier Professor of Educational Technology
PhD, Columbia University, Human Cognition and Learning (1992)
MA, Columbia University, Computers and Education (1988)
BA, Swarthmore College, Philosophy and Anthropology (1979)
Teaching Certificate, University of Southern California (1981)
Phone: 
(650) 725-9090
Daniel L. Schwartz is the I. James Quillen Dean and Nomellini & Olivier Professor of Educational Technology at Stanford Graduate School of Education. He leads Stanford’s Transforming Learning Accelerator, a major interdisciplinary initiative advancing the science and design of learning to bring effective and equitable solutions to the world. An expert in human learning and educational technology, Schwartz also oversees a laboratory that creates pedagogy, technology, and assessments that prepare students to continue learning and adapting throughout their lifetimes. He has taught math in rural Kenya, English in south-central Los Angeles and multiple subjects in Kaltag, Alaska. As co-host of the Stanford podcast and SiriusXM radio show School’s In, Schwartz discusses current topics in teaching and learning with an aim of helping educators and parents understand and use the latest research. He is author of The ABCs of How We Learn: 26 Scientifically Proven Approaches, How They Work, and When to Use Them.