Teaching in a Tense Political Climate


Students’ ability to learn effectively is greatly affected by their social lives and emotional state, both inside and outside of the classroom. As we approach another tense and fraught election in the United States, many students—regardless of their political leanings—feel anxious about the election and can feel frustrated and distracted when faculty act as though nothing momentous is going on.

Festival of Learning 2023

MIT Stata Center

The Festival of Learning is a yearly free event for MIT faculty, students, and staff to engage with each other regarding innovation in teaching and learning.