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Friday, August 3 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Large Scale EdTech Interventions in Resource Constrained Contexts

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The Connected Learning Initiative in India
Kirky DeLong, Eric Klopfer, Vijay Kumar, Judy Perry

The Connected Learning Initiative (CLIx) is an innovative collaboration led by the Tata Trusts, the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) that is built upon the theme of connection—connecting students and teachers to authentic learning experiences and contemporary teaching and learning practices, connecting teachers with teachers in learning communities, and connecting technology enabled curriculum with the infrastructure in schools and states. CLIx addresses three intersecting lenses simultaneously across four independent states within India in grades 8 and 9: the design, development and delivery of connected OER learning experiences (along with open source tools and platforms); a systematic process of implementing a large-scale educational innovation across states and schools; and professional development to transform teacher practice.


Kirky DeLong

Assistant Director, Special Projects, MIT Open Learning, J-WEL Research & Projects

Eric Klopfer

Professor, MIT
Dr. Eric Klopfer is Professor and Director of the Scheller Teacher Education Program and The Education Arcade at MIT. Klopfer’s research focuses on the development and use of computer games and simulations for building understanding of science and complex systems. His research explores... Read More →

Vijay Kumar

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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Judy Perry

STEP Lab/Education Arcade, MIT
Judy currently oversees design, development and research for several projects involving games and simulations for mobile devices, including smartphones and tablets. Her research interests include location-based games and ubiquitous “casual” games. When she is not making or playing... Read More →

Friday August 3, 2018 11:00am - 12:00pm
MIT Tang Center, E51-372 - Classroom, Building E51 2 Amherst St, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA

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