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By: Sandi Miller | Department of Mathematics
MIT Department of Mathematics launches a free math enrichment and research program for Ukrainian high school students and refugees.
By: Alex Shvonski, MITx Digital Learning Fellow, Physics
I want to share part of the journey of “8.03x: Vibrations and Waves,” which started as a residential MIT course and launched as an MITx course in March 2020.
By: MIT Global Languages
Meet Nilma Dominque, one of four honorees recently awarded an MLK Jr. Leadership Award. Dominque is an inspirational teacher at MIT where she draws upon culturally authentic teaching materials to connect students with the language they’re learning.
By: Katherine Ouellette | MIT Open Learning
Currently working on her doctoral degree with an MIT master’s already in her toolkit, she is quick to attribute her academic success to MIT’s open educational resources. “I kept coming back to MIT-produced open source learning,” says Andrea Henshall, MIT PhD student.
By: Kylie Foy | MIT Lincoln Laboratory
“My day-to-day is forming relationships," says Chiamaka Agbasi-Porter, Lincoln Laboratory’s K–12 STEM outreach coordinator.
By: Duyen Nguyen | MIT Open Learning
“Even in the face of extreme disruption, education and scholarship must continue, and MIT is committed to providing resources and safe forums for displaced scholars,” says MIT’s Richard Lester.
By: John Harrold
At MIT, the DLL — which is composed of Digital Learning Scientists and Digital Learning Fellows who are content experts — plays a critical role in co-creating online courses and advancing digital learning initiatives with MIT faculty and departments.
By: Zach Winn | MIT News Office
PEN’s training workshops focus on showing teachers what’s possible by exposing them to hands-on activities that require only locally available materials.
By: Adam Zewe | MIT News Office
Thanks to decades of cognitive science and educational psychology research, scientists have a pretty good handle on how humans learn new concepts. So, researchers at MIT and Harvard University collaborated to apply well-established theories of human concept learning to challenges in human-robot interaction.
By: Terri Park | MIT Schwarzman College of Computing
The Social and Ethical Responsibilities of Computing publishes a collection of original pedagogical materials developed for instructional use on MIT OpenCourseWare.