Helping Students Model Their Own Theories
With a $2 million NSF grant, TC’s Paulo Blikstein hopes to turn kids into investigators TEACHERS COLLEGE NEWSROOM Joe Levine August 7, 2020 The Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), introduced in 2013, were hailed for their potential to transform K-12 students into “mini-scientists” who could learn core concepts...Read more
Will Coronavirus Infect Education Too?
The risk of a radical shift to online learning after the crisis ends By NICHOLAS WASSERMAN, NATHAN HOLBERT and PAULO BLIKSTEIN NEW YORK DAILY NEWS APR 08, 2020 With the coronavirus pandemic, every educational institution is rapidly converting to online education. This ubiquitous incorporation of technology is an enormous...Read more
AI in Education Conference
A Topic that Pushes Buttons Sparks fly at TC’s conference on the future of artificial intelligence in education TC Newsroom Sept. 20, 2019 Joe Levine Is artificial intelligence (AI) the “killer app” that educators have been waiting for, or just an over-hyped “next big thing”?...Read more
Where Are They Now? TLTL Alumni Worsley and Schneider
The TLT Lab is a collaborative endeavor that depends on the expertise and contributions of many partners, fellows, academics, researchers, and students to advance the innovative learning technology that it aims to study and implement. Among these collaborators are two former TLTL doctoral students, Marcelo...Read more
Can Educational Technologies Change Education in Latin America?
Washington DC, USA. TLTL faculty director and Columbia University Associate Professor Paulo Blikstein spoke at the Inter-American Development Bank recently as part of an event examining the role of Technology in Latin American/Caribbean Technical and Vocational Education. Blikstein delivered a talk to the bank’s staff...Read more
Thailand Teacher Professional Development Workshop
Bangkok, Thailand. The Blikstein TLT Lab, in partnership with the Darunsikkhalai School for Innovative Learning (DSIL), facilitated a series of teacher professional development workshops in Bangkok, Thailand during the last week of August as part of a 5-year initiative funded by the Suksapattana Foundation. The...Read more