EC.717 D-Lab: Education

Class Info

Explores education in the international development context and how modern best practices can be applied to overcome challenges, such as limited resources, language barriers, large class sizes, and entrenched pedagogy. Through an overview of core teaching skills emphasizing experiential and project-based learning, provides the necessary background to nurture creativity in youth and develop interactive lessons around science, technology, engineering, and math. Students draft and deliver lessons, receive feedback from peers and mentors, and then practice teaching in local Boston-area schools. Opportunity to teach abroad over summer. Limited to 20.

This class has no prerequisites.

EC.717 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by Staff.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

You can find more information at the D-Lab: Education (previously EC.717, EC.S08) site or on the EC.717 Stellar site.

MIT EC.717 D-Lab: Education Related Textbooks
MIT EC.717 D-Lab: Education On The Web
D-Lab: Education (previously EC.717, EC.S08)
education d-lab toy design hands-on cambridge

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