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Date: 25 March 2020

This paper reports an exploratory case study on broadening youth participation in invention education by supporting teachers’ efforts to bring invention education into middle school science classrooms. Invention education has been suggested to be highly promising for engaging and empowering youth in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) learning; sustaining their interest; and preparing them to become future inventors and innovators.

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Date: 25 March 2020

This article reports findings from the study of the Lemelson-MIT Program’s 14-year-old high school InvenTeams initiative and related policy implications for increasing gender diversity among U.S. patent holders through invention education in high school.

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Date: 25 March 2020

Researching Invention Education, A White Paper

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Date: 25 March 2020

This study explores the ways in which high school student inventors define the terms failure and learning from failure as well as what they learn about creative failure while inventing that may be applicable to other contexts. 

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Mindy Branson, Kirky DeLong, Meghan Perdue, Saif Rayyan, Glenda Stump, Lucas Tambasco
Date: 25 March 2020

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many schools and universities are moving their instruction temporarily online. One of the approaches taken by teachers is to move their face-to-face instruction to live online sessions, and facing challenges to maintain the same level of interaction as in physical classrooms. In this webinar, a panelist of educators discuss strategies for addressing these challenges.

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Date: 4 March 2020

This report provides an overview of the March 2020 Human Skills Workshop (HSX), including key takeaways and insights from the workshop's expert panels.

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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.

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Bill Bonvillian, Susan Young
Date: 5 February 2020

New educational technologies and models for workforce education are evolving may be able to help rebuild critical gaps in Amerca's workforce education system. Learn about them in this webinar with MIT Lecturer Bill Bonvillian.

Date: 4 February 2020

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, discusses several case studies from MIT that provide lessons that can be applied to other universities and contexts outside of the United States.

Date: 29 January 2020

Twenty-four durable skills that workers need to thrive in today's rapidly evolving organizations.

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Date: 28 January 2020

”Human Skills: Foundation for Success in the Future of Work” is a workshop designed to help participants understand essential non-technical skills for success in the complex work environments of today and tomorrow.