Laura Méndez Zaballos
She has been a teacher and professor in different educational stages.
Currently, she is a full professor of Psychology at the University of Distance Education in Madrid.
She has been studying new media applications in formal education scenarios. Her main interests are related to the impact of technological tools in innovative and inclusive educational practices, studying the social interaction and support taking place in the classroom when these artefacts are introduced in its design.
Her concerns on closing the gap between universities and other educational scenarios has driven her to create bridges by participating in different innovative projects with teachers from several elementary and secondary schools.