A photo of the Fastplants project: plant lighthouses made from cardboard boxes, aluminum foil, and fluorescent lights. (Photo by Prof. Eric Klopfer.)
This course features a detailed reading list
with links to articles on education and the life of a teacher. There is also a complete list of detailed assignments
This course provides an introduction to teaching and learning in a variety of K-12 settings. Through visits to schools, classroom discussions, selected readings, and hands-on activities, we explore the challenges and opportunities of teaching. Topics of study include educational technology, design and experimentation, student learning, and careers in education.