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Co-hosted by MIT Open Learning, LearnLaunch Across Boundaries is New England’s premier education innovation event. Join us to explore the cutting edge of learning and teaching with educators, entrepreneurs, investors, and innovators across all ages.

Andy Lowery, CEO and co-founder of RealWear, will take us through industrial applications of Augmented Reality (AR) as a follow-up to his MIT Horizon podcast. We’ll go deep into recent case studies to better understand the business impact of real-time knowledge transfer via voice-controlled wearable AR devices. The second half of the presentation will be live Q&A with Andy.

Take this MITx online course to become a change leader and take the first step towards launching initiatives to improve teaching and learning.

What can universities do to encourage innovation and entrepreneurship among their students? In this webinar, Claude Grunitzky, MIT alum, entrepreneur, and founder of TRACE and TRUE Africa, will discuss several case studies from MIT that provide lessons that can be applied to other universities and contexts outside of the United States.

New educational technologies and models for workforce education are evolving may be able to help rebuild critical gaps in Amerca's workforce education system. 

The three J-WEL Collaboratives—pK-12, Higher Education, and Workforce Learning—will convene for relevant presentations, research briefs, hands-on exercises, panels, and workshops. Throughout the program, in collaboration with MIT faculty and staff, members will be challenged to define their key goals and mechanisms for implementation. 

Join for the Scratch Conference 2020, a playful gathering of educators, researchers, developers, and other members of the worldwide Scratch community. The conference comes at a time of great opportunity but also great challenge for education and learning—so the Scratch community is excited to come together to share ideas about how to support creative learning experiences for young people around the world.