The School in the News | Week of April 18, 2011 
Media reports from around the world 





The 2011 Time 100 - Esther Duflo, MIT 
Time | April 21, 2011
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"Simulating Higher Education on the Web"
Big Think | April 19, 2011

"As far as knowledge content goes, Kamenetz points to MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW), which has been out for 10 years, and has 'really proved the model in terms of saying, it’s okay for a university to open its doors to the world to make its course material available.'"
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MIT-SHASS creates the one video game you'll be thrilled to see your kid get hooked on
Fast Company
 | April 19, 2011

"(Scot) Osterweil, research director of MIT’s Education Arcade, is one of the masterminds behind a new science game made for the Smithsonian Institution. The game is a National Science Foundation-funded experiment in 'alternative science education.'"
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