The MIT Scheller Teacher Education Program

And The Education Arcade

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PLAYFUL, POWERFUL LEARNING

Our Mission

The MIT Scheller Teacher Education Program and The Education Arcade focus on creating playful, powerful learning experiences using the affordances of new educational technologies. We leverage design-based research to study and develop solutions to pervasive challenges in teaching and learning
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Design and Create New Experiences

We use games and other tools to help kids experiment, explore, and build math and science skills.

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Implement and Scale Experiences

We use technology to create powerful learning environments in schools, in the home, and in the community.

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Develop Capacity for New Experiences

We work with schools, governments, NGOs and other organizations to help them learn new design and development skills and build teacher support capacity.

We Create Games, Platforms and Curriculum

We Create Games, Platforms and Curriculum

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We Teach Teachers

We Teach Teachers

We offer courses for MIT students, professional development and school partnerships.

Courses

We offer courses for MIT students in education, educational technology and games.  We also have online course offerings. 

Teacher Licensure

We offer an option for teacher licensure for MIT undergraduates.  We also offer a range of other course sequence options.

Professional Development

We offer options for professional development for teachers from days to weeks on campus and online.

Latest News

Latest News
Here is what is going on in The Scheller Teacher Education Program and The Education Arcade.
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Members of the STEP Lab are running a special issue of well played!

Posted on the Carnegie Mellon University ETC Press Website: https://press.etc.cmu.edu/news/well-played-journal-special-issue-cfp-ar-and-vr-games Well Played Journal Special Issue CFP: AR and VR Games Posted by: etcpress January 17, 2023 Edited by Ira Fay and Dan Roy AR and VR Read more…

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Advice and responses from faculty on ChatGPT and A.I.-assisted writing

The full post can be found on the CMS/W website here: https://cmsw.mit.edu/advice-and-responses-from-faculty-on-chatgpt-and-a-i-assisted-writing/#future-of-writing “Several faculty members in CMS/W have expertise, both technological and pedagogical, in what the use of ChatGPT and other A.I. tools may mean for the Read more…

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Science and Engineering Program for Teachers 2023- Applications Open

The application is live for our Science and Engineering Program for Teachers! Please check out our site (https://sept.mit.edu/apply) to download the application and apply. Decisions will be made by Pi-Day (03.14.23).  Applications are due by Read more…

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