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Integrated Learning Initiative
Bringing AI and MIT to middle school classrooms
By: Stefanie Koperniak
MIT researchers piloted a new curriculum to teach middle school students about ethics and artificial intelligence at the second annual Mass STEM Week.
The birth of MIT's UROP
By: Christina Couch
MacVicar envisioned a system where any student, regardless of year or grades, could gain experience in a professional lab with a faculty mentor.
What role does gender play in educational effectiveness?
By: David Auter
Does gender have an effect on education outcomes for disadvantaged students? Check out a recent publication from our colleagues at MIT SEII.
Catalyzing group work: Education research
By: Meredith Thompson
Group work can engage students in active learning, yet students often resist working with peers in class. MIT research shows the benefits of working in a team!
Can ethics be taught?
By: Dylan Walsh
“People often question the possibility of teaching ethics, and some of that doubt comes down to whether we’ve got explicit instruments to actually further that education,” saidLeigh Hafrey, a senior lecturer in leadership and ethics at MIT Sloan.
Supporting students in Puerto Rico
By: Fernanda Ferreira
The Esperanza, or “promise,” program is ongoing and has already trained hundreds of school staff members on how to manage trauma and anxiety, and to identify these manifestations in students.
Boston area girls discover a passion for coding
By: Dorothy Ryan
"The motivation behind holding the girls-only workshops is to foster a curiosity and familiarity in computing that may lead to a future increase in the number of women engaged in computer science."
The Harvard and MIT economists finding new ways to fight global poverty
By: Janelle Nanos
"Among their many projects, Banerjee and Duflo’s work helped reorganize the public schools system in India, placing an emphasis on grouping children by learning level rather than age or grade level."
Fostering forward momentum
By: Courtney Lesoon
Mentors are a valuable part of student learning. Congratulations to this year's MIT Committed to Caring award recipients for going above and beyond to connect with students.
Schools of Science and Engineering join hands to transform learning
By: Zain Humayun
“I was interested in leveraging technology to improve the students’ learning experience,” MIT's Alex Shvonski, a postdoc in physics and a Digital Learning Lab fellow.