MIT STEP offers a teacher licensing program that can be done entirely at MIT or in conjunction with courses at Wellesley College. This program licenses students to teach mathematics or science in grades 5-12. The Scheller Teacher Education Program, offered through the Department of Urban Studies and Planning, prepares MIT students to become teachers who are competent to teach in their field, willing to challenge established norms, able to bridge the boundaries among disciplines, and eager to help students develop the desire to question and explore. Click here for more info on STEP and here for more info on classes.
STEP is actively engaged in many research and development projects, designing and testing new learning technologies for use in formal and informal education. While some projects are in limited testing with partners, others are freely available for all to try and to use (some complete with curriculum and assessment). Find out more about these projects on the projects page.
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Job Openings: educational MMOG project
Exciting news at the STEP lab is that we're about to start a new project - an educational MMOG to help high schoolers learn STEM subjects! Stay tuned for more information about this project, and for updates as we begin design and development. But for now, we're also excited to announce that we're hiring for 3 new positions on the project:
We're accepting applications on a rolling basis and looking to hire people as soon as we can, so feel free to spread the word to anyone you know who might be a good fit!