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NEW CLASS ANNOUNCEMENT! CS.forward(): trace the past, plot the future of K-12 CS education

The lab is excited to announce a new class that will be offered this fall! CMS.S61/S97 – CS.forward(): trace the past, plot the future of K-12 CS education. Meeting times: Tuesday/Thursday 1-2:30 pm (in room E25-117) Pre-reqs: Basic programming experience (6.100A or equivalent including high school courses) Open to: Undergrad and grad students […]


FREE EVENT ON CAMPUS, APRIL 12th! “Searching: Our Quest for Meaning in the Age of Science.”

April 12th, 5pm-7pm Registration is encouraged, but not required. nd Y

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“Just Atoms and Molecules? Or Something More?” Screening and discussion of Searching: Our Quest for Meaning in the Age of Science

April 12th, 5pm-7pm Join us for a screening of clips from “SEARCHING: Our Quest for Meaning in the Age of Science” and comments from MIT’s Alan Lightman, Nancy Kawisher, Kieran Setiya producer/director Geoff Haines-Stiles (Carl Sagan’s COSMOS)…and YOU! Lightman, MIT Professor of the Practice of the Humanities and host of the new public television mini-series […]

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Submissions are now open for the Sixth Annual Connected Learning Summit, happening virtually October 26-28!

The Connected Learning Summit was first convened in 2018 with the mission to fuel a growing movement of innovators harnessing the power of emerging technology to expand access to participatory, playful, and creative learning. With a unique focus on cross-sector connections and progressive and catalytic innovation, the event brings together […]


DAILy AI Curriculum and STEP Researchers in the NY Times

Natasha Singer, a technology reporter in the Business section of the New York Times, highlighted the work of the MIT STEP Lab’s Everyday AI PD program in the article “At This School, Computer Science Class Now Includes Critiquing Chatbots.”   The article describes how NYC Public Schools is training computer science […]

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Members of the STEP Lab are running a special issue of well played!

Posted on the Carnegie Mellon University ETC Press Website: Well Played Journal Special Issue CFP: AR and VR Games Posted by: etcpress January 17, 2023 Edited by Ira Fay and Dan Roy AR and VR games are growing in popularity and access, while also increasing in the variety of experiences […]