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Quantifying Makerspace Educational Value

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MIT Developing Assessments To Quantify Makerspace Educational Value

New, MIT-based program proposes transforming physicists, engineers into teachers

High-tech effort would also speed up teacher education by giving credit for existing skills

MIT Researchers Implement New Curriculum Method into a Charlottesville Middle School

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) –

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are looking to do away with standardized testing in middle schools and replace it with a new type of curriculum.

A ‘Stealth Assessment’ Turns to Video Games to Measure Thinking Skills

Avoiding complications like test anxiety is one benefit of a method for evaluating difficult-to-capture abilities