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Connected Learning Summit: Registration Now Open!

By Colleen Laude / May 10, 2021

Join a gathering of innovators harnessing emerging technology to expand access to participatory, playful and creative learning. The Connected Learning Summit will be a virtual event held from July 7th– July 30th. Please register here: https://2021.connectedlearningsummit.org/.

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Open Position: PD Designer

By Louisa Rosenheck / April 12, 2021

MIT is developing an inclusive AI literacy curriculum for middle school in collaboration with schools in the U.S., the UAE and other countries worldwide, ensuring that it supports a diversity of learner interests and needs. We also focus on preparing these students to learn to take control of AI technologies Read more…

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Teaching, Learning, Parenting and Gaming

By Mary McCrossan / April 8, 2020

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. We are making a podcast series and video game recommendations available to make sure that Read more…

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Full STEAM Ahead

By Mary McCrossan / March 26, 2020

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 to share science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics (STEAM) based instructional materials for a global Read more…

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BioGraph Summer Course Enrollment

By Mary McCrossan / March 26, 2020

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 science educators running in the summer of 2020 called BioGraph: Teaching Biology Through Systems, Models, Read more…

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MIT pSims Launch

By Mary McCrossan / March 6, 2020

The notion of complex systems is central to many of today’s most pressing societal challenges, from tackling climate change to developing new pharmaceutical drugs to understanding the spread of diseases. Yet these complex systems are often hard to understand as they can be difficult for teachers to represent and for Read more…

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Students develop mobile apps over Independent Activities Period – Part I

By Emily Martin / February 6, 2019

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, and when our lab hires undergraduates to help with project sprints (stay tuned for Part Read more…

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