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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 […]

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Advice and responses from faculty on ChatGPT and A.I.-assisted writing

The full post can be found on the CMS/W website here: “Several faculty members in CMS/W have expertise, both technological and pedagogical, in what the use of ChatGPT and other A.I. tools may mean for the instruction of academic writing. Because instructors at MIT and elsewhere have expressed some urgency in […]

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Science and Engineering Program for Teachers 2023- Applications Open

The application is live for our Science and Engineering Program for Teachers! Please check out our site ( to download the application and apply. Decisions will be made by Pi-Day (03.14.23).  Applications are due by February 15th, 2023. SEPT 2023 will be held on campus, Sunday, July  9th – Friday, […]

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School Stories

“School Stories”, a special subject course in literature that explores education equity through the eyes of creative writers and critical theorists, is looking to partner with MIT education outreach programs this spring to provide an experiential learning component to the course. Undergraduates in this course will be required to volunteer to tutor […]