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Content Author:
Diane Brancazio, Leilani Roser, Nevan Clancy Hanumara, J. Kim Vandiver
Date: 30 March 2020

We will engage teachers in Latin America to develop and lead hands-on, student-centered, project-based learning activities that foster STEM skills, especially focused on empowering low socio-economic status students. Key outputs include a curriculum of open-sourced and vetted activities, a community of skilled teacher-evangelists, and increased MIT/J-WEL regional outreach.

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Date: 3 March 2020

This webinar focuses on the process we use to develop hands-on activities for our STEAM Camps that take inspiration from the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). We discuss both how MIT’s motto, "mens et manus," informs our approach for engaging learners and how MIT’s community - including students, staff, groups, and faculty - come together to develop hands-on, learning-by-doing activities.

Content Author:
Kyle Keane, Anna Musser
Date: 7 August 2019

In this webinar, you'll hear from Dr. Kyle Keane and Anna Musser about their experiences building a study abroad program with MIT-India that brings MIT undergraduates to developing countries where they co-design assistive technologies by collaborating with local college students, working professionals, and people living with disabilities.

Content Author:
Hazel Sive
Date: 5 June 2019

In this webinar, Professor Hazel Sive discusses how undergraduate research promotes the development of skills that foster successful and employable students.

Content Author:
Cynthia Solomon
Date: 20 March 2018

Dr. Cynthia Solomon details the creation of the Logo computer language for kids and developing what she calls a "computer culture."

Content Author:
MIT Lincoln Laboratory/MIT School of Engineering
Date: 27 October 2017

The MIT Beaver Works Summer Institute is a rigorous, world-class STEM program for talented rising high school seniors. The 2017 program featured three project-based, workshop-style courses. In the RACECAR course, students programmed small robotic cars to autonomously navigate a racetrack.

Content Author:
Woodie Flowers
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.