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There's a group of colleges that see huge investment in startups founded by graduates. So which schools graduate the most entrepreneurs?
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Creativity is critical. Whether you're a young student or a mature educator, it's what makes education (in and out of the classroom) great. That's the big point Mitch Resnick hopes you understand in a recent TEDx Talk.
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The Internet is a vital part of the education process; resources for learning and educating are implemented into lesson plans and homework everyday. Students and teachers can access unlimited amounts of information to broaden their education.
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Not too long ago, MIT launched a program that encouraged its students to create videos teaching basic engineering and science concepts to younger students. Produced in partnership with Khan Academy and found on the popular video site YouTube, the videos are geared towards K-12 students and aim to interest these younger students in the STEM subjects.
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MIT may very well be the most influential and important university on the planet right now. That's according to Boston Magazine and shouldn't surprise many. The school relentlessly pursues big dreams, important breakthroughs, and innovative solutions to problems. It's exactly what a school should be.
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Colleges have always been hotbeds of idealism, where gifted minds, too young to be jaded, dream of better futures they want to bring into being. At the same time, one of our culture’s most widely promoted values has been the entrepreneurial spirit, especially in recent years.
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Massive Open Online Courses (aka MOOCs) are the biggest trend affecting education right now. They've gotten the attention of VCs, Harvard, MIT, and students around the world. So what's the big deal and what does the future hold? Edudemic Magazine dives into the world of MOOCs.
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There are some major developments in the MOOCs (sounds silly, I know) world that are truly a picture of things to come. The legitimacy of online learning and MOOCs in particular is growing thanks to what happened this week.
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Want to go to Mars? Sure, you may not come back but at least you'll get to wear some pretty amazing stuff! Researchers at MIT have unveiled some of their latest work and it's being dubbed a 'biosuit.' And I want one.
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Technology is paving a new way for more students to connect with some of the best teachers on the planet.
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Harvard and MIT just anounced edX. It's quite possibly the biggest change to online learning in recent memory. But it's not because of who is involved. It's because of something else.
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Pardon the hyperbole, but this may be one of the biggest partnerships in education since chalk met the chalkboard. MIT has officially joined forces with Khan Academy to launch a new set of educational videos. But it's not what you think.
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These days, computers dominate our lives, providing the platform by which we work, play, and communicate with others around the world. As such, knowing how to work with and engineer these often quite complicated systems is a pretty solid skill to have in the modern workforce.
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This is big. M.I.T., the hub of education and technology where innovations seem to happen on an hourly basis... has just unveiled the future of online education. Basically, you can now earn official credits toward an M.I.T. certificate by taking their free and online courses.