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As the presence of artificial intelligence expands significantly in children’s lives of learning and play, it is critical that students l...
Doodle Bot is a robot-based creative AI learning platform for high school students. It consists of an introduction to robotics, hardware,...
Young Learner's Companion Developing robots' growth mindset and pro-curious behavior and fostering the same in young learners via lo...
How can we add the missing "T" and "E" in preschool STEAM education?
Microbes are the foundation upon which life on Earth depends: they set the boundaries of habitability for all plants and animals and crea...
The ability to think and act creatively is now more important than ever before.
This talk was presented to a local audience at TEDxCoeurdalene, an independent event.
This work is being continued through The Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values at MIT.Despite gazillions of le...
How do we raise conscientious consumers and designers of AI?Children today live in the age of artificial intelligence. On average, US chi...
A new curriculum has been designed by MIT researchers and collaborators to teach middle school students about artificial intelligence.
The following Media Lab students joined the MIT India Initiative in Mumbai for this workshop.
MIT Quest for Intelligence shares AI-focused UROP projects, including senior Nicole Thumma's work with the Personal Robots group.
Could a social robot collaboratively exchange stories with children as a peer and help improve their linguistic and storytelling skills? ...
The Brothers Brick looks back at the history of LEGO Education's collaboration with the Media Lab to launch LEGO Mindstorms in 1998.
ScratchJr makes coding accessible to younger children (ages 5-7), enabling them to program their own interactive stories, games, and anim...
Alum Marina Bers on Seymour Papert, STEM, Kibo, and Scratch Jr.
Changing storytelling, communication, and everyday life through sensing, understanding, and new interface technologies
Can robots help teachers improve classroom learning?
The Jibo Research Platform is an in-the-field deployable Social Robotics experimentation and data collection infrastructure. Built upon t...
"I don’t think that AI will have fulfilled its full potential unless it can help us unlock human potential.”
Tega is a new robot platform designed to support long-term, in-home interactions with children, with applications in early-literacy educa...
Designed at MIT and tested by kids ages 9 through 14, it shows how exposing kids to technology fosters their interest in STEM.
MIT researchers and collaborators have developed an open-source curriculum to teach young students about ethics and artificial intelligence.
Labber Hae Won Park talks to NBC News Learn about how social robots can help children develop language skills.
Circuit Stickers is a toolkit for crafting electronics using flexible and sticky electronic pieces. These stickers are created by printin...
SuperMe features superheroes designed by Chicago Public School students
“To really understand curiosity, we need new metrics, or new ways of thinking, or both."
Promoters show off promising applications of the technology, but AI is not changing the world quite yet
INSPIRE: Intelligence Never Seeks Perfection, Instead Requires Effort.Stories help us expand our sense of what's possible: by hearing fro...
We support computer scientists and engineers from the Middle East to create technologies for refugee learners. The Refugee Learning ...
Moinina David Sengeh, PhD ’16, is trying to bring innovation into “the heart of government.”
Our capacity to re-engineer the biological world raises questions that need answers before it gets too late
The Clubhouse provides a creative and safe out-of-school learning environment where young people from underserved communities around the ...
The PhD student and former high school teacher aims to study the ways young people of color interact with technology.
ML Learning head Philipp Schmidt talks about learning, innovation, and collaboration.
The RGBox is an experimental game to teach fundamentals of additive color mixing theory. As opposed to the behavior of pigments that...
Scratch BlockArt is an experimental visualization tool designed to let children discover their own computational patterns on Scratch. Exi...
José “Pepe“ Escamilla, from the Observatory of Educational Innovation at Tecnológico de Monterrey, talks to ML Learning head Philipp Schmidt
Facilitating opportunities for non-dominant youth to learn how to use technology as a tool to engage civically, and create positive chang...
Andorra and the City Science research group at the MIT Media Lab are taking on the challenge of turning Andorra into an “Internationally ...
Creating long-term interpersonal interaction and shared experiences with social robots Many of our current projects explore the use ...
The new version of the popular free coding platform builds on a robust community of kid coders.
Understanding social-emotional behaviors in storytelling interactions plays a critical role in the development of interactive and educati...
A new curriculum that helps children understand how algorithms are designed will keep them safe and motivate them to help shape the future.
Creating technology for social change
Transforming data into knowledge
Building socially engaging robots and interactive technologies to help people live healthier lives, connect with others, and learn better
Blakeley Payne and Cynthia Breazeal discuss Blakeley’s open source AI curriculum for middle school students.
How to build intelligent music systems out of interacting audio-processing agents.
My latest research in Cynthia Breazeal's Personal Robots group has been on relational technology.
Nataliya Kos’myna is a Post-Doctoral Fellow in the MIT Media Lab, helping MITili evaluate the real-time biofeedback of learners
David Sun Kong discusses the mission of the Community Biotechnology Initiative on the Mass Cultural Council’s podcast.
A new type of leadership development for the social sector.
The Open Leadership Camp (OLC) is a new type of professional development program for senior leaders of nonprofit and public sector organi...
The basketball player discusses his new MIT Media Lab fellowship, and how he plans to use the platform to reform education.
The Democratizing Science project is opening up MIT Media Lab research in the form of STEAM learning programs in three elementa...
Often, we neglect to see the city as living, complex, and dynamic. However, shrouded by its masses of concrete and steel lie unique ecosy...
Through MIT App Inventor, Abelson aims to show children how they can use technology to shape their world.
Maybe we don’t need to look inside the black box after all. We just need to watch how machines behave, instead.
Machines powered by artificial intelligence (AI) increasingly mediate our social, cultural, economic, and ...
CIFAR Fellows Hugo Larochelle and Matthew Jackson argue for a new scientific discipline to study the broad effects of AI.
Nine universities in five countries are working together to create a shared infrastructure for digital academic credentials.
The articles I’ve chosen reflect my interests in preserving the open internet I grew up with (and on) for my daughter.
A paper introduces machine behavior: the interdisciplinary study of AI systems as a new class of actors with unique behavioral patterns.
Researchers set sights on a new standard for issuing, sharing, and verifying academic credentials.
The Intertidal Experimentation Workshop will take place September 29 and 30 (9am to 2pm) at the MIT Media Lab, open to students ages 8-14...