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By: MITili Staff
Advanced manufacturing can be one source for well-paying, highly skilled jobs, but our discussions will extend to other sectors, as well – health, financial, information technology. Please join us and help to set a new agenda for bridging the education / workforce gap. When: July 27, 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM and July 28, 1 - 4:30 PM ET
By: MITili Staff
In the best of times, pK-12 education presents challenges for teachers and students alike. Research shows that attending to these challenges improves from a condition of mindfulness. And the commitment is light--as little as 10 minutes a day gives back many times over in preparing you and your students to do your best teaching and learning.
By: MITili Staff
Dr. Bauer is currently a research affiliate at the MIT GabLab. He has had a longtime interest in understanding the neural correlates of subjective first-person experiences, in particular, the mechanisms underlying the interactions between mind/brain and body.
By: Rita Sahu | Open Learning
In the US, approximately 1 in 5 adolescents aged 13–18 (~20%) experience a severe mental disorder at some point during their lifetime. For children aged 8–15, the estimate is 13% (NIH 2015). Half of chronic mental illness begins by age 14 and three-quarters by age 24 (Kessler, R.C., et al. 2005).
By: MITili Staff
“As many of you already know, we struggle with literacy in this country, with half of our fourth graders, even pre-COVID, unable to read at grade level.” - Reach Every Reader Executive Director Liz City
By: Jeff Dieffenbach
In a February 2021 Forbes article, edX CEO and MIT professor Anant Agarwal shares "5 hacks for online learning success in the workplace." With MIT Vice President for Open Learning and professor of Mechanical Engineering Sanjay Sarma's new book, "Grasp: The Science of Transforming How We Learn," hot off the press, MITili thought that it would mine Grasp, co-written with science writer Luke Yoquinto, as well as other sources, to shed light on why Agarwal's "hacks" work as well as they do.
By: MITili Staff
If you’re a fan of viral videos you’ve most likely come across some of the videos by Malik and Miles George.
By: Reach Every Reader
Rosa Guzman’s research interests lie at the intersection between language, literacy, and technology. She seeks to understand how technology, such as e-readers, is shaping children’s literacy and language development at home and at school.
By: MITili Staff
"If mindfulness was a pill, it would have been flying off the shelves in pharmacies."  - Professor John Gabrieli, MIT Integrated Learning Initiative Director
By: MIT Open Learning
Throughout every corner of MIT, faculty, researchers, and staff are working on research and projects to help solve the many challenges brought on by the Covid-19 crisis. From medical research to manufacturing, online learning to socioeconomic disparities, the MIT community has amassed a vast wealth of knowledge about the pandemic.