October 2017 J-WEL Week Videos | MIT J-WEL

October 2017 J-WEL Week Videos

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Date: 9 October 2017

Prof. Sanjay Sarma welcomes participants to the inaugural J-WEL Week event, discusses the state of education today, and how MIT and J-WEL are addressing educational challenges and opportunities....

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Date: 9 October 2017

Chancellor Eric Grimson discusses unique aspects of MIT education, including the "mens et manus," or "mind and hand," approach.

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Date: 9 October 2017

Professor John Gabrieli describes MIT's Integrated Learning Initiative (MITili) and recent discoveries in our understanding of how the brain learns.

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Date: 9 October 2017

Professor Robert Langer shares stories of perseverance in his quest to develop new biotechnologies. 

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Date: 9 October 2017

Prof. Woodie Flowers shares implications of emerging understandings of how we learn, and the application of those findings in engineering design classes. 

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Date: 11 October 2017

MIT Professor Hal Abelson explains how computer science isn't just about learning to code, but coding to learn. He describes the history of teaching kids computer science and Seymour Papert's and...

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Date: 11 October 2017

In this presentation from our October 2017 J-WEL Week, Irene A. (Anne) Lee shares information about Project GUTS: Growing Up Thinking Scientifically and Teachers with GUTS. The programs she...