MIT-Haiti Workshops on Technology-Enhanced and Open Education Université d’État d’Haïti, Campus Henry Christophe Limonade Monday–Thursday, June 13–16, 2016 MIT-Haiti/CHCL Workshop on Technology-Enhanced and Open Education Université d’État d’Haïti, Campus Henry Christophe de Limonade (CHCL) Monday–Thursday, June 13–16, 2016 Organizers: Audalbert BIEN-AIMÉ (Université d’État d’Haïti, Campus Henry Christophe) Michel DeGRAFF (MIT-Haiti Initiative, Massachusetts Institute of Technology) [...]
In this video, StarGenetics users will learn about the different visualizers available with StarGenetics, how to download and open the program, and how to open exercises in two ways.
Initiative designed to help Haitians gain technical education. Peter Dizikes, MIT News Office April 17, 2013 MIT and Haiti signed a new joint initiative today to promote Kreyòl-language education in the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) disciplines, part of an effort to help Haitians learn in the language most of them speak at home. [...]
Michel DeGraff: Our Word is Our Bond A VoicesfromHaiti InnerView with Michel DeGraff, MIT Linguistics Professor Children Enjoying Learning (Photo: M. DeGraf Imagine a classroom in Haiti where students are forbidden to speak their mother tongue, Kreyòl. Instruction in most subject areas is in a foreign language: French. Students who lapse into Kreyòl are punished [...]
Project led by linguist Michel DeGraff is revolutionizing education in Haiti, and serving as a model for similar projects around the world. See News Office article
MIT scholar, and advocate of native-language instruction, backs linguistic change. by Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office July 20, 2015 This month, Haiti’s government announced a new policy to educate students in Kreyòl, the native language of most Haitians, rather than French, the language traditionally used in schools. Introducing Kreyòl-language instruction has been a cause [...]