The MIT Scheller Teacher Education Program

And The Education Arcade

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PLAYFUL, POWERUL 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 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

Choose a category to get started.  Or see them all on the projects page.

We Teach Teachers

We Teach Teachers

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

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Courses

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

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Teacher Licensure

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

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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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Quests, Badges, and XP: How Teachers Are Using Digital Games

The Education Arcade was featured in the news story, “Quests, Badges, and XP: How Teachers Are Using Digital Games” in Education Week recently. The story focuses on how teachers are using games in the classroom. Read more…

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Inaugural Connected Learning Summit

The first annual Connected Learning Summit was held at MIT this summer. This new conference, co-organized by the MIT Scheller Teacher Education Program/The Education Arcade and UC Irvine, combines themes and structures from past conferences Read more…

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Resonant Games Released

Our new book Resonant Games was released.  You can read it and buy it on amazon.

Connect With Us

Connect With Us
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700 Technology Square, Suite 328

Cambridge, MA 02139

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