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Content Author:
Chaning Jang, George Kinyanjui, Stuart Russell, Lily L. Tsai, Kelly Zhang, Alisa Zomer
Date: 8 July 2020

The "Behavioral Science in the Field" course, a collaboration between the MIT Governance Lab and the Busara Center for Behavioral Economics, uses an interdisciplinary approach to train graduate students from MIT, other U.S. universities, and universities in East Africa in cutting-edge behavioral science research. In this seminar, we discuss lessons from the course pilot held in Kenya in early 2020, including progress on our key pedagogical outcomes.

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Date: 3 April 2020

Try these hands-on-activities for invention education – a new, transdisciplinary approach to teaching and learning that explores how to problem solve like an inventor.

Content Author:
Claudia Urrea, Diane Brancazio, Leilani Roser, Kirky DeLong, J. Kim Vandiver, Judy Perry, Stephanie Couch, Brandon Clifford, Ben Ross Schneider, Haynes Miller, Michel DeGraff
Date: 2 April 2020

This panel session provides an opportunity for the MIT faculty and researchers who were awarded Innovation Grants to share their work with members of our J-WEL community.

Content Author:
Mette Miriam Böll PhD
Date: 2 April 2020

Dr. Mette Boell shares a basic framework of three core leadership capacities critical to shaping more generative school cultures regardless of one’s formal role.

Content Author:
Peter Senge, Mette Miriam Böll PhD
Date: 2 April 2020

In this session, Dr. Peter Senge and Dr. Mette Boell share a basic framework of three core leadership capacities critical to shaping more generative school cultures regardless of one’s formal role.

Content Author:
Mette Miriam Böll PhD, Peter Senge
Date: 2 April 2020

The shifting the burden systems archetype is a basic tool that can help us grow as leaders.

Content Author:
Peter Senge, Mette Miriam Böll PhD
Date: 2 April 2020

In this session, Dr. Peter Senge and Dr. Mette Boell share a basic framework of three core leadership capacities and practice with a basic tool, the shifting the burden systems archetype.

Content Author:
Mette Miriam Böll PhD, Peter Senge
Date: 1 April 2020

Mette Miriam Böll and Peter Senge explain the phenomenon of generative social fields (experiencing the emotions of others), and how this framework can be applied to education.

Content Author:
Peter Senge, Mette Miriam Böll PhD
Date: 1 April 2020

Dr. Peter Senge and Dr. Mette Boell will explore social fields as a general framework for focusing on developing classrooms, schools, and communities as more generative social spaces.

Content Author:
Peter Senge, Mette Miriam Böll PhD
Date: 31 March 2020

Dr. Peter Senge and Dr. Mette Böll discuss 4 Pillars of Well-Being, offers a conceptual framework for promoting well-being based on the  research of Dr. Richard Davidson and the Center for Healthy Minds at the Univ. of Wisconsin, and offer participants the chance to practice using the tool.

Content Author:
Peter Senge, Mette Miriam Böll PhD
Date: 31 March 2020

Dr. Peter Senge and Dr. Mette Miriam Böll introduce themselves and the Compassionate Systems Framework.

Content Author:
Peter Senge, Mette Miriam Böll PhD
Date: 31 March 2020

Dr. Peter Senge and Dr. Mette Miriam Böll introduce the Systems Thinking Iceberg Tool.

Content Author:
Mette Miriam Böll PhD, Peter Senge
Date: 31 March 2020

Dr. Mette Miriam Böll and Dr. Peter Senge introduce the 4 Pillars of Well-Being, a framework originally developed by the Center for Healthy Minds at the University of Madison, Wisconsin.

Date: 31 March 2020

Presenters from Lemelson-MIT Program share examples of what invention education looks and sounds like in practice and how it benefits students.

Content Author:
Mette Miriam Böll PhD, Peter Senge
Date: 31 March 2020

Dr. Peter Senge and Dr. Mette Miriam Böll invite participants to practice using the Systems Thinking Iceberg Tool.

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Date: 30 March 2020

This video orients educators and to invention education – a new, transdisciplinary approach to teaching and learning that explores how to problem solve like an inventor.

Content Author:
Angela Belcher
Date: 1 April 2019

Professor Angela Belcher compares fun ways of introducing science to children in grades pK-12 and similar engaging methods she uses in her college classrooms.

Content Author:
Angela Belcher
Date: 20 March 2018

pK-12 @ J-WEL's Faculty Co-Director, Prof. Angie Belcher, shares her passion for transforming STEM education for kids. She argues that we underestimate what kids can do, as well as their enthusiasm for learning science.