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Date: 3 April 2020

Technology Enabled Active Learning (TEAL) is a project led by Prof. John Belcher and Dr. Peter Dourmashkin in 2002 to transform the traditional learning experience for introductory physics students. This recorded video allows you to view the TEAL room structure as well as how it is being used in action.

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Date: 3 April 2020
In this hands-on workshop, we’ll explore the phenomena of balance and center of gravity using simple, everyday materials. We’ll use this shared learning experience to discuss the role of open-ended inquiry and providing students to develop conceptual understanding of some of the basic principles that govern mechanics and many physical systems.
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Date: 31 March 2020
In this hands-on workshop, we’ll explore the phenomena of balance and center of gravity using simple, everyday materials. We’ll use this shared learning experience to discuss the role of open-ended inquiry and providing students to develop conceptual understanding of some of the basic principles that govern mechanics and many physical systems
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Cynthia Breazeal, Safinah Ali, Daniella DiPaulo, Brian Jordan
Date: 29 October 2019

In this session, researchers from the Personal Robots Group at the MIT Media Lab will share their approaches to teaching AI through a framework that embeds ethical design and creativity into a technical curriculum.

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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.

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Date: 17 October 2017

Founder and Executive Director Dr. Natalie Kuldell presents information on BioBuilder.

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Emanuel Sachs
Date: 1 February 2017

Emmanuel Sachs, professor of mechanical engineering at MIT, discusses why we need to teach engineering students and engineers to do both synthesis and analysis. He argues that we need to encourage students to create their own knowledge scaffold.

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Dennis Freeman
Date: 1 February 2017

Denny Freeman, professor of electrical engineering at MIT, discusses task-based, task-centered learning.

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Lorna Gibson
Date: 1 February 2017

MIT Professor Lorna Gibson explains how she shifted her Materials Science course from a traditional lecture format to a flipped classroom.

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Jeff Gore
Date: 23 November 2016

Jeff Gore provides concrete examples of how he incorporates Active Learning into his Systems Biology course.

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Steven Hall
Date: 22 November 2016

Professor Steven Hall discusses active learning in his Aeronautics and Astronautics course.