The following remote learning resources are available for public use, to help you meet your online teaching and learning needs.

K-12

Activities:

  • Edgerton Center STEM Projects: Downloadable maker projects
  • Education Arcade Games: Games provide a creative environment in which student learn to experiment, collaborate, and problem-solve
  • Instructables from MIT Edgerton Center: Self-guided maker activities for grades 3 and up
  • MIT App Inventor: Children of all ages can learn to build apps with a global impact
  • Scratch: A programming language and online community in which kids 8 and up can create and share interactive stories, games, animations, and simulations — and, in the process, learn to think creatively, reason systematically, and work collaboratively

 

Mother and young daughter sitting on sofa, doing activities on tablet computer

 

Resources and courseware:

  • MIT Full STEAM Ahead: A new website created as a rapid response to the COVID-19 crisis to share curated, high-quality resources to facilitate digital and non-digital remote learning for K-12 and lifelong learners. Featuring themed activity packages for K-12 learners.
  • AI Education: As Artificial Intelligence becomes increasingly important for STEM education in K-12 classrooms, discover the new activity hub from Open Learning, MIT Media Lab, and Schwarzman College of Computing designed to help you and your learners understand and work efficiently and responsively with AI
  • BioNook: Free materials from Whitehead Institute on biology and research for students, parents, and teachers. Includes deep explorations of how science is done, stories following the lives of scientists, and suggestions for fun outside activities and hands-on citizen science projects
  • First Year STEM: Online courses from MITx and course materials from OCW corresponding to the biology, calculus, chemistry, computer science, and physics classes taken by many first-year students at MIT
  • JV InvenTeams Activity Guides: Lemelson-MIT's free curriculum guides for hands-on activities aimed at young inventors
  • MIT Blossoms: Math and science video lessons for high schoolers in English and other languages
  • MIT Mathlets: A suite of carefully designed and highly interactive Javascript applets designed to enhance selected university and advanced high school level STEM classes
  • MIT OpenCourseWare Highlights for High School: MIT course materials curated and adapted for a 9-12 grade audience
  • MIT + K12 Videos: A series of educational videos designed to open the door to MIT and to promote STEM literacy

 

View from above: student working on homework, sitting at laptop, surrounded by papers

 

Especially for educators:

  • J-WEL Connections Podcast: Highlights from the J-WEL Connections online event, relating to issues surrounding remote teaching, learning, and workforce development brought on by Covid-19
  • J-WEL Webinar: Tips from Teachers on Engaging Students in Online Live Sessions and Asynchronous Discussions: Hear from experienced online teachers at MIT and beyond on how to address the challenges of moving face-to-face K-12 and higher education instruction to an all-virtual format
  • Online Learning in the Age of Covid-19: In this recorded talk from the J-WEL Connections online event, Prof. Justin Reich, educational researcher and Director, Teaching Systems Lab, discusses strategies for educators in managing the disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic
  • TeachLab: A podcast that investigates the art and craft of teaching, hosted by Prof. Justin Reich, director of the MIT Teaching Systems Lab
Higher Education

Resources and courseware:

  • AI Education: Learn more about the growing AI-economy that will provide professional opportunities for adult learners and vocational-technical students
  • BioNook: Free materials from Whitehead Institute on biology and research. Includes deep explorations of how science is done, stories following the lives of scientists, and suggestions for fun outside activities and hands-on citizen science projects
  • First Year STEM: Online courses from MITx and course materials from OCW corresponding to the biology, calculus, chemistry, computer science, and physics classes taken by many first-year students at MIT
  • MIT Full STEAM Ahead: Higher Education: Resources from our new website created as a rapid response to the COVID-19 crisis to share curated, high-quality resources to facilitate digital and non-digital remote learning
  • MIT Mathlets: A suite of carefully designed and highly interactive Javascript applets designed to enhance selected university-level STEM classes
  • MITx MicroMasters® Programs: Opportunities for learners from anywhere in the world to obtain a professional and academic credential
  • MITx on edX: Massive open online courses from MIT, hosted on edX
  • MIT OpenCourseWare: A web-based publication of virtually all MIT course content
  • MIT Open Learning Library: Selected educational content from MIT OpenCourseWare and MITx courses, available to anyone in the world at any time

 

Young woman sitting at laptop with headphones on, learning online

 

Especially for educators:

  • J-WEL Connections Podcast: Episodes from the J-WEL Connections online event, relating to issues surrounding remote teaching, learning, and workforce development brought on by Covid-19
  • J-WEL Webinar: Tips from Teachers on Engaging Students in Online Live Sessions and Asynchronous Discussions: Hear from experienced online teachers at MIT and beyond on how to address the challenges of moving face-to-face K-12 and higher education instruction to an all-virtual format
  • OCW Chalk Radio: An MIT OpenCourseWare podcast about inspired teaching at MIT
  • OCW Educator Portal: Helps educators navigate the vast library of teaching materials available on MIT OpenCourseWare
  • Online Learning in the Age of Covid-19: In this recorded talk from the J-WEL Connections online event, Prof. Justin Reich, educational researcher and Director, Teaching Systems Lab, discusses strategies for educators in managing the disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Residential Digital Innovations: A collection of mini-case studies on innovative teaching practices used by MIT faculty for remote education
  • TeachLab - a podcast that investigates the art and craft of teaching, hosted by Prof. Justin Reich, director of the MIT Teaching Systems Lab
  • Teach Remote: Resources, tools, and support for teaching remotely at MIT
  • Teach Remote on MIT Open : A public site for the MIT community to share resources for teaching remotely
  • x-Talks: Video from our seminar series designed to facilitate awareness, deep understanding and transference of educational innovations at MIT and elsewhere.
Workforce Learning
  • AI Education: Learn more about the growing AI-economy that will provide professional opportunities for adult learners and vocational-technical students
  • The Curve: An online learning blog for professionals, from MIT
  • J-WEL Connections Podcast: Episodes from the J-WEL Connections online event, relating to issues surrounding remote teaching, learning, and workforce development brought on by Covid-19
  • J-WEL Human Skills Matrix: Tools and sample curriculum to help prepare the workforce for a digital economy
  • J-WEL Library: Reports, videos, and webinars on topics surrounding global education issues, resulting from the work of the Abdul Latif Jameel World Education Lab
  • MIT Executive Education: Online and distance-learning opportunities to address the evolving demands of executives
  • MIT Full STEAM Ahead: Lifelong and Adult Learning: Resources from our new website created as a rapid response to the COVID-19 crisis to share curated, high-quality resources to facilitate digital and non-digital remote learning
  • MIT Professional Education: Online programs across a broad range of topic categories, geared toward working professionals
  • MITx MicroMasters® Programs: Opportunities for learners from anywhere in the world to obtain a professional and academic credential
  • MIT xPRO: Online learning programs that leverage vetted content from world-renowned experts to make learning accessible anytime, anywhere