The MIT Playful Journey Lab within the Office of Open Learning uses emerging technologies and a playful assessment approach to explore frontiers in lifelong, lifewide learning, and to support the development of future-ready skills.

Playful Journey Launch!

It has been quite a journey getting to the point of launching this new lab. We all worked on a variety of projects out of other labs before finding the ways that those assessment, play, and technology projects could come together to impact the learning of future-ready skills. Because of this, we have a great […]

Catch us at SXSW EDU

We’re excited to be launching the Playful Journey Lab at SXSW EDU this year, among a community of designers and educators that we love! Come hang out with us at some of our sessions to learn more about what we’re doing. Mon 3/4 12:30-1:30: Playful Assessment Meet Up Tue 3/5 1:30-3:30: Playful Assessment: Don’t Stop the Fun (workshop) […]

Playful Assessment

When we look at today’s schools as a system, it is easy to see that one important component of that system is assessment, and that in order to improve the whole system, we must have assessments that work well with all other components. In recent years there has been a push for instruction to become […]