Alum Marina Bers on Seymour Papert, STEM, Kibo, and Scratch Jr.
SuperMe features superheroes designed by Chicago Public School students
The Lifelong Kindergarten research group at the MIT Media Lab develops and studies new technologies and activities that engage children i...
The PhD student and former high school teacher aims to study the ways young people of color interact with technology.
Educators from across Africa are gathering in Nairobi, Kenya for the first Scratch Africa Conference.
How do you design creative learning activities?
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18 a 21 de setembro de 2019, em São Bernardo do Campo - SP
MIT’s residence hall for women and women-identifying students opens a craft studio to promote creativity and belonging.
The following Media Lab groups and projects are represented at CHI 2019
The LEGO Papert Fellowships support three graduate students working at the intersection of creativity, play, learning, and new technology.
Em sua quarta edição, o Desafio Aprendizagem Criativa Brasil (DAC) divulga os resultados do programa em 2019. Neste ano, recebemos 326 pr...
Mitch Resnick discusses the Lifelong Kindergarten group's goals with Scratch and other creativity-focused projects.
Mitch Resnick introduces his contribution to the LEGO Foundation’s new Creating Creators report.
Jaleesa Trapp led a discussion at her alma mater about antiracist approaches to engaging young people from marginalized groups in STEM.
“We need to make the rest of school, the rest of life, more like kindergarten,” Resnick said, “to playfully create things with each other.”
Ollie Bray from the LEGO Foundation explains how Scratch supports the five characteristics of play that lead to deeper learning.
On January 26, 2017, the Media Lab held a symposium to celebrate the life and ideas of Seymour Papert. Here are some photos and comments
The new version of the popular free coding platform builds on a robust community of kid coders.
Much has changed since we introduced the first generation of our Scratch programming language and online community, back in 2007.
The next generation of Scratch expands how, what, and where kids can create with code.
Careers with STEM caught up with Mitch Resnick, the inventor of Scratch, in a wide-ranging Q&A.
In May 2018, the Creative Learning Challenge Brazil fellows had the opportunity to visit MIT, get to know educational institutions in the...
Still images from projects made with Bricoleur
APOPS was presented at the Connected Learning Summit at the MIT Media Lab in Aug 2018. The slides from that presentation can be found below.
Media Lab students, faculty, researchers and affiliates pitching panels at SXSW 2019
Children are using voice-activated technology at far younger ages than other devices, but some parents worry they’re picking up rude habits
Lifelong Kindergarten student Jaleesa Trapp shares her experience with the Clubhouse Network Teen Summit.
Day 3 scheduleScratch@MIT is a playful gathering of educators, researchers, developers, and other members of the worldwide Scratch commun...
Day 2 scheduleScratch@MIT is a playful gathering of educators, researchers, developers, and other members of the worldwide Scratch commun...
Reengineering Education: Systems Engineering and the LearningGraph as a Means to Developing a Coherent Learning Data ArchitectureCOM...
Day 1 scheduleScratch@MIT is a playful gathering of educators, researchers, developers, and other members of the worldwide Scratch commun...
The Making IT Happen award honors outstanding educators and leaders for improving digital learning opportunities for students
Ever played piano on bananas? With Makey Makey and an alligator clip, you can connect the internet to just about anything. Start inventin...
ScratchJr is a new version of the Scratch programming language designed for children ages five to seven. Using ScratchJr, kids can build ...
Congratulations to Shruti Dhariwal on receiving the Best Short Paper Award at the 2018 Interaction Design and Children (IDC) conference.
A Fundação Lemann e o MIT Media Lab selecionaram 12 brasileiros para receber a Creative Learning Fellowship oferecida pelo...
Lifelong Kindergarten: Cultivating Creativity through Projects, Passion, Peers and Play has been selected for a 2018 PROSE Award.
“My nomination for the greatest invention of the previous thousand years? Kindergarten.”
Breve descrição da visita dos fellows do Desafio Aprendizagem Criativa Brasil 2017 ao MIT em maio de 2017.----Brief report of the Brazili...
December 4-10 is Computer Science Education Week, featuring Hour of Code—an initiative to encourage kids of all ages to engage in o...
On Wednesday, October 18, a team from the Media Lab’s Lifelong Kindergarten group is launching a new, experimental online course: Learnin...
Lifelong KindergartenCultivating Creativity through Projects, Passion, Peers, and Play, by Mitchel ResnickForeword by Ken Robin...
Mitchel Resnick is one of the most humane, accomplished and prolific creators of educational technology in the world, one of the co-creat...
Dynamic Drawing: Broadening Practice and Participation in Procedural Art
How one collaborative month has changed Labbers' views of making stuff.
When Mitch Resnick was growing up in the suburbs of Philadelphia, he and his little brother were always making up new games. For example,...
If you’ve ever seen the Toy Story movies, you may remember the neighbor kid, Sid. His room is presented in horror-movie fashion, with dim...
What will it do to kids to have digital butlers they can boss around?
Scratch workshop in Japan introduces kids to the idea that they can be creators, not just consumers.
Scratch encourages children to find community and a lifelong interest in code.
Anki collaborates with the MIT Scratch Team to bring robotics programming to kids.
Mitchel Resnick—on the power of Papert's ideas for learning.
Completely unexpected moments of expression and creativity can spring from the humble tools we design.