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Content Author:
Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab
Date: 1 August 2017

This bulletin reviews 58 randomized evaluations from 28 low- and middle-income countries in Africa, Asia, and Latin America that tested programs designed to increase school enrollment and attendance from preschool through secondary school.

Content Author:
Elizabeth Choe
Date: 16 May 2017

How can educators use informal video production to facilitate educational, creative processes for students? What are effective approaches in teaching digital media production and literacy and what skills are best built by these creative processes?

Content Author:
Elizabeth Choe
Date: 15 May 2017

Through case studies of existing digital educational videos, this paper attempts to connect, curate, and distill best practices that have emerged from learning sciences research, educational video use, and video production.

Content Author:
Abdul Latif Jameel World Education Lab
Date: 2 May 2017

The Abdul Latif Jameel World Education Lab (J-WEL) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a global collaborative effort to help educators, universities, governments, and companies revolutionize the effectiveness and reach of education.

Content Author:
Peter Dourmashkin
Date: 2 February 2017

Dourmashkin, senior lecturer in the Department of Physics, screened portions of a video lecture series he and other instructors created using a new lightboard technology that was developed at MIT.

Content Author:
Michael Scott Cuthbert
Date: 1 February 2017

Associate Professor Cuthbert describes tools and techniques he uses to teach his online music theory class.

Content Author:
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.

Content Author:
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.

Content Author:
Dennis Freeman
Date: 1 February 2017

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

Content Author:
Save the Children
Date: 1 January 2017

Over half of the world’s registered refugees of school age, some 3.5 million children, are not in school. In fact, refugee children are five times less likely to attend school than other children. But even for those who can access education, the quality is often very poor.