Mitchel Resnick | LEGO Papert Professor of Learning Research. Academic Head, Program in Media Arts and Science
Mit Media Lab | United States

Mitchel Resnick, LEGO Papert Professor of Learning Research. Academic Head, Program in Media Arts and Science, Mit Media Lab

Mitchel Resnick, Professor of Learning Research at the MIT Media Lab, develops new technologies and activities to engage people (especially children) in creative learning experiences. His Lifelong Kindergarten research group develops the Scratch programming software and online community, the world’s largest coding platform for kids. His group also collaborates with the LEGO Company on the development of new educational ideas and products, including LEGO Mindstorms robotics kits. Resnick co-founded the Computer Clubhouse project, an international network of 100 after-school learning centers, where youth from low-income communities learn to express themselves creatively with new technologies. Resnick earned an undergraduate degree in physics from Princeton, and a Masters and PhD degrees in computer science from MIT. He was awarded the McGraw Prize in Education (2011), the AACE EdMedia Pioneer Award (2013), and the ISTE Making IT Happen Award (2018). He is author of the book Lifelong Kindergarten, which won the PROSE award for Education Practice in 2018. For more information about his research and publications, see http://www.media.mit.edu/~mres

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EduTECH Asia 2018 - Conference Day 1 @ 09:15

Lifelong Kindergarten: Cultivating Creativity through Projects, Passion, Peers, and Play (LIVE VIDEO)

last published: 09/Oct/18 11:08 GMT

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