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MIT's Shigeru Miyagawa suggests a Nobel prize for teaching
By: Rachael Pells
High-quality tuition must be given the same recognition as cutting-edge research, says co-founder of MIT's OpenCourseWare.
Gauging language proficiency through eye movement
By: Peter Dizikes
If you want to know how well a student is learning a foreign language use eye-tracking.
OpenCourseWare opens up a whole new career
By: Roksi Freeman
With self-directed learning, Trent Parker designs his own professional pathway.
For J-WEL, a year of transforming education
By: Danielle Pagano
The Abdul Latif Jameel World Education Lab connects MIT and the world via collaboratives focused on pK-12, higher education, and workplace learning.
A top econ prize for a theory that works
By: Noah Smith
MITili's Parag Pathak figured out a better way to assign students to public schools.
MIT-Africa initiative looks to spread innovation and education
By: Sarah McDonnell
MIT-Africa is "Collaborating for impact," and through the pillars of research, education, and innovation, with a goal of developing substantial collaborations between MIT and Africa.
By: Meg Murphy
Students are flocking to 6.00 (Introduction to Computer Science and Programming Using Python), where they learn not just coding but computational thinking.
Brain circuit helps us learn by watching others
By: The Picower Institute
MIT scientists have identified the brain circuit that controls observational learning, i.e. learning by watching others.
Empowering refugees worldwide by providing tools for social change
By: Chuck Leddy
New collaboration joins together MITx MicroMasters, Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab, and MIT Refugee Action Hub.
Cognitive scientists define critical period for learning language
By: Anne Trafton
Study shows children remain adept learners until the age of 17 or 18.