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MIT launching initiative to help Haiti

[NECN Business] It's been four years since a devastating earthquake hit Haiti. Now there's an initiative at MIT to help the people of Haiti get their economy back on track and to create business and education opportunities. Michel DeGraff and Deborah Ancona, professors at MIT, say they were inspired to help by helping the country [...]

By | May 8th, 2014|Nouvèl|0 Comments

MIT Sloan Executive Education Creates Leadership Initiative for Haitian Cabinet

First-of-its-Kind Program Provides Haitian Leaders with Professional Training in U.S. CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MIT Sloan Executive Education, in partnership with the government of Haiti, has created a new educational initiative to provide management and leadership training to members of the Haitian cabinet for the first time. Haitian ministers and senior officials are invited to participate in [...]

By | May 8th, 2014|Nouvèl|0 Comments

Vers une utilisation des outils technologiques en créole dans l’enseignement en Haïti

Le Nouvelliste | Publié le :16 août 2013 Bertrand Mercéus merceusb@yahoo.fr Des professeurs de Massachussetts Institute of Technology (MIT) de Boston ont mis fin, mercredi, à un atelier de formation pour 40 enseignants haïtiens, à l'hôtel Le Plazza, au Champ de Mars. Cette formation, qui a duré trois jours, du 12 au 14 août, avait [...]

By | August 21st, 2013|Uncategorized @ht|0 Comments

MIT-Haiti Initiative Uses Haitian Creole to Make Learning Truly Active, Constructive, and Interactive

An MIT-Haiti Initiative to modernize and democratize education in Haiti. Until today, quality education in Haiti has been available only to very few. This is due to brutal socio-economic impediments, including a well-entrenched language barrier: French, the primary language of instruction, is spoken by a tiny élite (no more than 10% and perhaps as low [...]

By | August 21st, 2013|Featured, Nouvèl|0 Comments

Ayiti, ann avan!

Credit: MIT-Haiti Initiative, Creative Commons By-NC-SA Sa a se yon albòm videyo sou vizit Premye Minis Laurent Lamothe Premye ak delegasyon li nan MIT le 17 avril 2013. Se lè sa a te gen yon akò ki te siyen ant Inisyativ MIT-Ayiti a (http://haiti.mit.edu) ak Ministè Edikasyon Nasyonal ak Devlòpman Pwofesyonèl (MENFP). Objektif [...]

By | July 10th, 2013|Nouvèl|0 Comments

Go, Haiti, Go!

Credit: MIT-Haiti Initiative, Creative Commons By-NC-SA This is a video album of the visit at MIT on April 17, 2013, of Haiti's Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe and his delegation for the signing of an agreement between the MIT-Haiti Initiative (http://haiti.mit.edu) and Haiti's Ministry of National Education and Professional Development (MENFP). The main purpose [...]

By | July 10th, 2013|Nouvèl|2 Comments

Kounye a, resous fizik (PhET) yo disponib an Kreyòl

PhET yo ban nou kichòy pou n kapab pran plezi, kominike epi jwenn bon jan fidbak, pandan n ap manipile yon latriye similasyon sou fenomèn fizik; n ap jwenn zouti ki baze sou rechèch sa yo gratis. Pou ede etidyan yo wè ak de je yo epi konprann konsèp yo, similasyon PhET yo anime bagay [...]

By | June 18th, 2013|Nouvèl|0 Comments

Physics resources (PhET) now available in Kreyòl

PhET provides fun, interactive, research-based simulations of physical phenomena for free. To help students visually comprehend concepts, PhET simulations animate what is invisible to the eye through the use of graphics and intuitive controls such as click-and-drag manipulation, sliders and radio buttons. In order to further encourage quantitative exploration, the simulations also offer measurement instruments [...]

By | June 12th, 2013|Nouvèl|0 Comments

Inivèsite MIT ak Gouvènman Ayisyen an siyen yon akò pou ankouraje ansèyman Syans, Jeni, Teknoloji ak Matematik an kreyòl

Yon nouvo pwogram ki fèt pou ede Ayisyen fè edikasyon teknik. Peter Dizikes, Biwo Enfòmasyon MIT 17 avril 2013 Jodi a MIT ak Ayiti siyen yon nou akò pou travay ansanm pou fè pwomosyon ansèyman syans, teknoloji, jeni ak matematik (STEM) an kreyòl. Sa fè pati efò k ap fèt pou ede Ayisyen aprann nan [...]

By | May 15th, 2013|Nouvèl|0 Comments

Ekip MIT-Ayiti a resevwa finansman pou devlope resous pou aprantisaj aktif ki baze sou teknoloji ak kreyòl

Credit: Brandon MuramatsuMichel DeGraff Michel DeGraff, pwofesè lengwistik, kontan anonse ke Ekip MIT a reyisi jwenn yon bon kantite sibvansyon pou senk an nan men Fondasyon Nasyonal pou Lasyans oz Etazini (ann angle: “National Science Foundation” oswa “NSF”). Finansman sa a se pou ede tout moun ki pale yon lang matènèl ki pa gen [...]

By | May 14th, 2013|Nouvèl|0 Comments