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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CLIx Recognized in 2019 Open Education Awards

The Connected Learning Initiative (CLIx) was recognized by the Open Education Awards for Excellence as 2019 Winners of Resources, Tools, and Practices for Open Collaboration. See the Open Education Consortium Page for more information about Read more…

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Connected Learning Summit: Keynote Speakers Announced

Eve Ewing and Tracy Fullerton have been announced as the keynote speakers for the 2019 Connected Learning Summit. Ewing is a sociologist focused on social inequality in education. Fullerton is an experimental game designer, professor, Read more…

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Students develop mobile apps over Independent Activities Period – Part I

The MIT Scheller Teacher Education Program/The Education Arcade is typically bustling during January’s Independent Activities Period or “IAP” at MIT.  It’s a month when students can spend time on campus without their usual semester courseload, Read more…

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Connect With Us
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700 Technology Square, Suite 328

Cambridge, MA 02139

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