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By: Alli Armijo | MIT News correspondent
Working with children and studying how they learn also largely influenced Iwasaki’s senior thesis topic, where she is looking at how technology is used for education purposes, focusing on augmented reality and how it can be better implemented to enhance learning.
By: Rachel Gordon | MIT CSAIL
MIT computer scientists and mathematicians offer an introductory computing and career-readiness program for incarcerated women in New England.
By: Blueprint Labs | MIT
Many states, school districts, and information-sharing platforms report measures of school performance. Often called “school ratings,” they are widely consulted by parents and educators alike. Families looking for a new home are likely to see ratings posted alongside listings, while low-rated schools may be closed or placed under state supervision.
By: Daniel Korsun | Office of Graduate Education
Karthish Manthiram, visiting assistant professor of chemical engineering, has been honored as Committed to Caring for encouraging students to live balanced lives.
By: Inma Borrella, Sergio Caballero-Caballero, Eva Ponce-Cueto
Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) have democratized access to higher education, but low entry and exit barriers make dropout rates in these courses much higher than in traditional in-person courses.
By: Katherine Ouellette | MIT Open Learning
The MIT Integrated Learning Initiative (MITili) funds, supports, and shares research into learning effectiveness at all ages, levels, and scales.
By: Becky Ham | MIT Media Lab
When animated using artificial intelligence technologies, historic images can be used as creative adjuncts to education, talk therapy, and other positive uses.
By: Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office
“Please see your potential to bring beauty to this Earth. Imagine the stories that you have yet to tell, and dream about the lives you improve through your endeavors. And say hello to a better world.” – MIT’s David Wallace
By: Kevin Shao ’23, MIT EECS
Filling a common niche, it is unsurprising that Slack has been adopted by many courses, departments, and labs.
By: Adam Zewe | MIT News Office
  Computer science and economics have always had some overlap, but as more market exchanges take place in online systems, the fields have become inseparable.