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Science and Engineering Program for Teachers 2022

Due to the continued impact of Covid, which led to restrictions on travel and being on MIT’s campus, the Science and Engineering Program for Teachers (SEPT) offered a remote conference, the past two summers. We were thrilled to host the 33rd annual program on campus in late June as we […]

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MIT STEP Lab Visits AERA

The experience of attending the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association Conference (better known as AERA) often feels much closer to diving into a tidal wave than it does attending a conference. With literally thousands of presentations spread across six days and touching on every single possible aspect […]

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K-12 Educational Technologist Position Open

K-12 EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGIST, Comparative Media Studies/Writing-MIT Scheller Teacher Education Program (STEP)/Education Arcade, to join a highly collaborative team.  Will assume two primary roles:  1) curating existing resources and co-creating original computing curriculum for integration into grades 5-8; and 2) in a teacher professional development and coaching role developing and facilitating group […]

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Part-Time STEM Teacher Education Lecturer at MIT

Looking for a part-time paid lecturer for two introductory education courses at MIT.    One year (one course in the fall and one in the spring) substitute lecturer wanted for two introductory education courses at MIT (Introduction to Education: Looking Forward and Looking Back on Education and Introduction to Education: […]

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Welcoming Milly Farid

We are thrilled to welcome our new postdoctoral learning designer Milly Farid to the MIT Scheller Teacher Education Program. Milly will be joining the XQ Math Team, helping us to create Project Based Learning curriculum and playful assessments. Her research draws on design-based research approaches in supporting and understanding processes […]

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Breakthroughs in Biology

Biology is changing quickly, with many exciting developments every year, but teens often don’t know about these innovations. That may deter them from entering the field. In our lab, we developed Cellverse, a game for learning cell biology that incorporates several cutting-edge aspects of biotech, including virtual reality, nano-robotics, personalized […]

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