Heather Grimes, Coordinator, Learning Lab
The Learning Lab focuses on best practices when working with learners of all ages. Our focus is on the cultural and linguistic acquisition that affects development and research practices to inform assessment and instructional design.
The Learning Lab is a part of the College of Education, Health, and Society (EHS) to specifically initiate and sustain university-school and health/human agency service partnerships with an emphasis on literacy and mathematics.
The Learning Lab may be used for, but not limited to:
The goal of the Learning Lab is to create and sustain an infrastructure at Miami University that supports and extends high-dosage, evidence-based tutoring in both literacy and mathematics.
The Learning Lab uses evidence-based practices and culturally relevant instruction in collaboration with a variety of stakeholders working with learners of all ages while ensuring a focus on equity and excellence.
For our tutoring services, students sign up for the entire term. Each term consists of 2-3 tutoring sessions per week, using a high-dosage tutoring model.
Students may be placed in individual or small-group tutoring sessions. We will work with your schedule to find a good time for your child's sessions.
Now accepting students in grades K-12 for individual or small-group tutoring. Programs vary. For Spring 2023, many tutoring programs are free of charge.
Special thanks to the Johnson Family Fund and the Ohio Department of Education!
Tutors of the Learning Lab have the ability to sign up for our resource center in the Engaging Technology Lab in McGuffey room 214.
In the resource center, we have books, manipulatives, fidgets, phonics rods, wobble stools, sample lessons, vocabulary maps, etc. These are available to be checked out for up to two weeks at a time.
Graduates of our programs are highly sought-after to teach in schools in Ohio and across the country, and have been recognized for their distinguished innovation and leadership in curriculum, instruction, and student engagement.
You are in luck! The Miami University Learning Lab is a new program that hosts tutoring programs! We opened in Spring 2022!