Edward P. Clapp

Edward P. Clapp, Ed.D.  is a principal investigator at Project Zero where he is a co-director of the Agency by Design (AbD) initiative—an investigation of the promises, practices, and pedagogies of maker-centered learning—and the Creating Communities of Innovation initiative—a research study geared towards developing educational innovations amongst a network of schools in the United Arab Emirates. Edward’s current research interests include creativity and innovation, maker-centered learning, design thinking, and contemporary approaches to arts teaching and learning. In addition to his work as an educational researcher, Edward is also a Lecturer on Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Edward’s most recent books include Participatory Creativity: Introducing Access and Equity to the Creative Classroom (2016, Routledge) and Maker-Centered Learning: Empowering Young People to Shape their Worlds (2016, Jossey-Bass).