• The Growing Book

    Awardees would like to develop an app to encourage and facilitate children’s active learning and their socio-emotional development through gamified storytelling activities.
  • Rise: the membership

    Rise: the membership is an online community and learning platform is for soon-to-be and recent female college grads interested in learning life skills partnered with an awareness for spiritual and personal growth.
  • ColorFULL

    Awardees collaborate with educators and their students to create culturally affirming literary, audio, & visual content and curriculum
  • FieldFit

    College Armor is building an online platform that seeks to incentivize and guide student-athletes to engage in non-athletic activities through a fun, interactive game.
  • T3alMENA

    Through storytelling and mentorship, awardees are connecting Arab youth with leaders they look up to by hearing relatable stories and receiving guidance in Arabic.
  • Life Bonus

    Awardees will work on developing early literacy, situational empathy and self-efficacy through parent-child interaction.
  • New Teachers Thriving

    New Teachers Thriving seeks to train new teachers to achieve personal well-being, enabling them work better with students and leave the profession at a lower rate.
  • Data Coach for Teachers

    Awardees project seeks to address this problem through an easy-to-understand and free website or software that educators could use to (a) consolidate their data, (b) analyze their data, and (c) move quickly from analysis to action-planning.
  • myDev

    To tackle the problem of millennial employee turnover, awardees are working on a web-based application that focuses on professional learning development through monthly one-on-one conversations between an employee and their manager.
  • Arts in a Circle

    Awardee wants to design an affordable one-stop art education online platform for Chinese families. They plan to educate the public about the broad definition of art education and design a series of online courses for families with children aged 5-12.
  • STEMFinder

    The lack of students moving from an interest in STEM to a STEM career is problematic. Awardees plan to curate the best free STEM learning resources for students (videos, tutorials, MOOCS, documentaries, career profiles) in one place, and connect them in a way that encourages exploration. 
  • S.A.F.E. – Share. Access. Flourish. Engage

    Teachers serving preschoolers in low-income and marginalized communities across the world, are struggling with issues that are affecting their ability to do their work. SAFE will be an online and mobile application platform that will give teachers access to developmentally appropriate resources to provide solutions to problems facing in their classroom, access to professional development opportunities, and the opportunity to form sub-groups of educators or educator communities connected by a similar challenge or a shared interest.
  • KidCollab

    KidCollab attempts to aid students and teachers in dealing with collaborative projects in the classroom. They envision that this experience will take the form of a “quest,” in which students will work together to solve a problem.
  • Lending structure to collaborative work

    Kathryn Parker Boudett, Lecturer on Education, carefully structures the way students learn to collaborate with one another in her course, Data Wise: Using Data to Improve Teaching and Learning.
  • Difficult topics: Seeking and considering alternative viewpoints in the classroom

    Meira Levinson, Professor of Education, develops case studies about difficult questions in educational ethics—for example, grade inflation, charter schools, and policies that disproportionately impact low-income students of color—for A203 Educational Justice students to debate and discuss the ethical dimensions of educational practice and policy.
  • Teacher/learner dependency: A classroom culture of reciprocity

    Katherine K.  Merseth, Senior Lecturer on Education, creates a culture of reciprocity in her classroom where students and instructors are expected to both teach and learn.
  • Communicating course culture: Building on the syllabus

    Karen Brennan, Assistant Professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, designs her syllabus for T550: Designing for Learning by Creating to not only communicate the plan for the course, but to introduce students to the course culture.
  • Online learning models matrix

    Awardee will convene a group of faculty and staff to study and document the current range of online learning models and disseminate a matrix of findings that will inform pedagogical strategies and production activities.
  • Study of collaborative writing

    Using Virtual Machines to Track Collaborative Writing Assignments
  • Understanding the teaching brain

    Define core components of the "teaching brain"