Jen is a Research Assistant in The Education Arcade and a PhD student at the MIT Media Lab. Her research focuses on the design and development of learning technologies, curriculum and assessment ontologies, and the nature of innovation in learning environments and systems. Jen is also the PI on the Playful Learning initiative and the co-founder of the Center for Curriculum Redesign. She holds a B.S. in Elementary Education from Millersville University, a M.Ed. in Educational Technology from the University of Delaware, an Ed.M. from the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and was a Fulbright Scholar in the UK in 2009.