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By: Peter Dizikes, MIT News Office
In a collaborative study out of MIT, Harvard, and NYU, math games were introduced to preschool children to help grasp concepts as well as to learn to cooperate. 
By: Office of Digital Learning
More than 1,600 professionals have completed the Architecture and Systems Engineering course series developed by MIT in collaboration with Boeing and edX.
By: Anne Trafton
MIT assistant professor Kay Tye envisions the tool being used to help decipher the neural circuits involved in learning and memory. 
By: Steve Nelson
How does the science of learning inform the day-to-day instructional choices of teachers?  edX explores the science behind learning and how it helps improve classroom outcomes.
By: David L. Chandler
More than 1,100 learners finish online course series; 622 pass final exam that offers opportunity to apply for hybrid master's. 
By: Peter Dizikes
"It's important that Value Added Models provide a reliable guide to school quality," says MIT's Josh Angrist. 
By: Office of Digital Learning
The online version of the class provided insights into stress levels and scheduling flexibility as studied by the Teaching and Learning Lab at MIT. 
By: Anne Trafton
MITili Director and MIT neuroscientist, Dr. John Gabrieli, is trying to identify factors that may help predict children's responses to different types of reading interventions. 
By: MIT Staff
MIT Professor, Laura Schulz, uses webcams to track infant reactions to videos giving insight into their intuitions about physics.  
By: Steve Nelson
MITili is conducting research in collaboration with Accenture and Skillsoft to explore how employees in the workplace learn, with a focus on short instructional videos.