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

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.

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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Everyday AI Make-a-thon

Everyday AI Make-a-thon: Co-designing with Teachers to Advance AI Education Artificial Intelligence (AI) is changing the landscape of the future.  At the Everyday AI Make-a-thon – a weekend hybrid hack-a-thon hosted by the MIT STEP Read more…

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SEPT 2022

We are excited to be moving forward with the planning of an ON CAMPUS Science and Engineering Program for Teachers in 2022 as we did pre-pandemic, onsite and housed at MIT with the 56 teachers Read more…

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Learning Across Realities: Virtual and Augmented Reality in Education (Report)

Dan Roy (MIT Education Arcade) and Iulian Radu (Harvard University Graduate School of Education) wrote a report on using virtual and augmented realities in education, called Learning Across Realities. This report is for anyone who Read more…

Connect With Us

Connect With Us
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700 Technology Square, Suite 328

Cambridge, MA 02139

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