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 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.

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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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Teaching, Learning, Parenting and Gaming

Learn more about learning with games Do you have kids who are at home playing video games? Do you worry about it being “a waste of time”? Video games can actually lead to great learning. Read more…

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Full STEAM Ahead

We are excited to announce Full STEAM Ahead – MIT’s new website welcoming kids, parents, educators and lifelong learners to explore resources from K-12 and beyond! Full STEAM Ahead is a website MIT has assembled Read more…

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BioGraph Summer Course Enrollment

Are you looking for an interesting professional development to participate in that has consistently shown to increase students’ engagement and learning in biology? We want to invite you to join a free online course for Read more…

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Contact Info

700 Technology Square, Suite 328

Cambridge, MA 02139

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