Education Research at MIT

This page is a resource for the growing number of students, faculty, and researchers in the MIT community both interested in and currently contributing to educational research at MIT. Its intent is to connect initiatives to each other and to inform the community about relevant advances in the field.

MIT BLOSSOMS Project (math and science video lessons for high school classes):

MIT Comparative Media Studies:

The Drennan Lab (HHMI Education Homepage):


HHMI Biology Education Group:

Klopfer Education Research Group:

Lifelong Kindergarten (in the MIT Media Lab):

MIT Integrated Learning Initiative (MITili):

The Abdul Latif Jameel World Education Lab (J-WEL):

MIT LINC (Learning International Consortium):

Mathlets (a suite of dynamic Java applets for use in learning about  mathematical subjects):

OCW Educator:

ODL (Office of Digital Learning):

Poverty Action Lab (JPAL):

RELATE (Research in Learning, Assessing, and Tutoring Effectively):

School Effectiveness & Inequality Initiative (SEII) Research Group (Department of Economics):

Singapore-MIT Game Lab:

SSRC (Sociotechnical Systems Research Center):

STAR (Software Tools for Educational Researchers) Program:

Synthetic Biology Curriculum Research:

Teaching and Learning Laboratory (TLL):

Technology and Policy Program in the Engineering Systems Division (TPP):