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Molly Scott

Research Scientist in Playful Learning, Temple University

Dr. Molly Scott is the Associate Director for the Active Playful Learning project, a randomized controlled trial examining how teachers can successfully implement playful learning pedagogies in elementary school classrooms. She earned her PhD in psychology from Temple University and completed her postdoctoral training at Columbia University. Her interests include using principles from the science of learning to improve practices in the classroom and translating developmental science for parents, teachers, policy makers, and other stakeholders.


  • –present
    Research Scientist and Associate Project Director, Temple University


  • 2020 
    Temple University , PhD in Psychology