Researching, designing and scaling
new technologies for education

 


Combining
rigorous research and careful implementation in school systems
around the world, we work to advance education that is:


• Constructionist, Student Centered and Project Based

• Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Focused

• Equitable and Inclusive

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We apply rigorous academic research to
the most pressing problems of the day.

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Engagement

We investigate and apply research findings
in school systems to have real impact.

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Helping Students Model Their Own Theories

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...
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TC Researchers Build COVID Protective Equipment for Healthcare Professionals

TC Researchers Build COVID Protective Equipment for Healthcare Professionals

Faculty and students at two TC research labs have teamed up with a local business to make and distribute shields and other gear to provide personal protection for doctors who intubate COVID patients TEACHERS COLLEGE NEWSROOM Joe Levine May 29, 2020 You’re a doctor in...
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Paulo Blikstein: Research Developed at Universities is Vital for the Functioning of Society

For the expert in new technologies, investment and valorization of research must be on the agenda of higher education leaders and the Brazilian government   REVISTA ENSINO SUPERIOR (Brazil) May 06, 2020 (Google translated, original Portuguese text below.) How to build a leading university for...
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Will Coronavirus Infect Education Too?

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...
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AI in Education Conference

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 Is artificial intelligence (AI) the “killer app” that educators have been waiting for, or just an over-hyped “next big thing”? Will AI...
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TLTLab Collaborates with a Brazilian Public Education System to Revamp Science Education

Sobral, Brazil. Science education has been undergoing important transformations around the world, moving from content transmission models to the integration of scientific practices such as asking questions, analyzing data and building models. Since 2017 a team of researchers from TLTLab are working with educators from...
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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...
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FabLearn Italy 2019 Conference in Ancona

FabLearn Italy 2019 Conference in Ancona

The FabLearn Italy 2019 conference took place on Nov. 20-22 in Ancona, Italy.
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Italian Ministry of Education Research Arm, INDIRE, and TLTL Collaborate to Redesign Science Education

Florence, Italy. Since 2018, the TLTL has partnered with the research arm of the Italian Ministry of Education, the Institute for Innovation in Education Research (INDIRE), to revamp science education in Italy. The partnership is bringing the TLTL developed Bifocal Modeling framework,  a new approach...
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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...
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Thailand Teacher Professional Development Workshop

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...
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New book series: “Technology and Innovation in Brazilian Education”

New book series: “Technology and Innovation in Brazilian Education”

Announcing a new series of books focused on innovations in Brazilian education. Read more about the book series at Porvir in English or Portuguese…
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