Eric Klopfer

Faculty Advisor, J-WEL

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Eric Klopfer is professor and director of the Scheller Teacher Education Program and the Education Arcade at MIT. He is also a faculty advisor for MIT’s Jameel World Education Lab. His work uses a design-based research methodology to span the educational technology ecosystem, from design and development of new technologies to professional development and implementation. He primarily focuses on STEM learning at the secondary school level, including work in science, math, computer science, and artificial intelligence. He is the co-author of the books Adventures in Modeling, The More We Know, and Resonant Games, as well as author of Augmented Learning. His lab has produced software and platforms used by millions of people, as well as online courses that have reached hundreds of thousands. Klopfer is also the co-founder and past president of the nonprofit Learning Games Network.