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By: Davis Graham
Our education system today is measuring our students not by how well they gain knowledge and are able to express knowledge they have gained, but by how well they read and write.
By: Elaine Pofeldt
See how one curious edX student found her way to MIT via the new MicroMasters program. 
By: Steve Nelson
Members of the MITili team in conjunction with the MIT Gabrieli Lab conducted an experiment at the Elliott Masie Learning 2017 Conference in Orlando, FL this week. They spent two days with participants using a small EEG headband to record brain waves which can detect the amount of focus a learner has.
By: BusinessWire
Thirty-seven Boston city schools replace weekly curriculum with hands-on STEM learning labs for the week.
By: Gail Cornwall
A new study shows that families act on insufficient information when it comes to figuring out where to enroll their children. 
By: Janine Liberty
On Wednesday, October 18, a team from the Media Lab’s Lifelong Kindergarten group is launching a new, experimental online course: Learning Creative Learning. 
By: Becky Ham
For the first time, researchers have identified neural signatures of explicit and implicit learning.
By: J-WEL Staff
Educators, researchers, policy makers, and technologists from 27 countries gather to spark a global renaissance in education for all learners. 
By: MIT Professioanl Education
Innovative collaborative learning courses combine online technology with live interactions to enhance critical learning of leading-edge topics.
By: Steve Nelson
Kana Okano is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Gabrieli Lab at MIT. She, along with Dr. John Gabrieli, MITili Director, examine a range of issues including ADHD, dyslexia, the correlation between test scores and cognitive abilities, the basis of spontaneous thought, and the impact of socio-economic status on brain development.