Department: Education Programs

Areas of expertise:

  • Science of Learning in Education
  • Classroom Environments in Learning
  • Engagement in STEM
  • Intervention for Disadvantaged Students

With expertise in the science of learning, Almarode studies what science says about how the brain absorbs information and translates that into teaching strategies. He travels across the country giving presentations to educators about false assumptions about teaching to increase student engagement and how to improve learning outcomes.

Almarode earned his bachelor's in physics and mathematics from Bridgewater College, master's in exceptional education from Mary Baldwin University, and a doctorate in science education from the University of Virginia.

Media contact: Eric Gorton,

John Almarode

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