Announcing the Xchange

Announcing the Xchange

A new virtual interview series and podcast from LabXchange at Harvard University, the Xchange showcases the diverse roles, projects, and initiatives that make up the intersecting fields of science, education, and health. Hosted by LabXchange Faculty Director Robert Lue, the first season features a range of perspectives on the impact of COVID-19. Presented by LabXchange with support from the Amgen

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Virtual Workshop: Foundational Techniques in Biotechnology

Virtual Workshop: Foundational Techniques in Biotechnology

7/30/20 UPDATE: This workshop is now full. Please subscribe to our mailing list for new workshop opportunities and other updates! You may also be interested in: Personalize Online Learning with LabXchange Foundational Techniques in Biotechnology This LabXchange workshop will introduce you to foundational lab techniques that are used to create and express recombinant DNA in biotechnology. During this workshop, you will: Deepen

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Virtual Workshop: Using Virtual Labs to Teach Science Remotely

Virtual Workshop: Using Virtual Labs to Teach Science Remotely

Using Virtual Labs to Teach Science Remotely  7/30/20 UPDATE: This workshop is now FULL. Please subscribe to our mailing list for new workshop opportunities and other updates! This workshop is appropriate for all secondary and undergraduate educators familiar with LabXchange and interested in exploring how to incorporate virtual lab simulations into their curriculum. Workshop Description This 1.5-hour workshop with LabXchange

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LabXchange to Present at ScIC3 Conference

LabXchange to Present at ScIC3 Conference

ScIC3 “Science is Cool” is the third free virtual unconference for science teachers and STEM educators around the world. The conference takes place on Wednesday, July 8 to discuss remote learning, equity, and accessibility within STEM education as we approach a very unique school year. The keynote event kicking off the day is the infinitely engaging StarTalk: Cosmic Queries with

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Summer 2020 Virtual PD Workshops

Summer 2020 Virtual PD Workshops

Personalize Online Learning with LabXchange Harvard University’s LabXchange is a free online platform for science education that lets educators remix and share high-quality content to support differentiated, personalized learning.  LabXchange also connects learners, educators and researchers through social features such as private classes, discussion forums, and the ability to mentor or be mentored. With LabXchange, you and your students can:

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LabXchange and #ShutDownSTEM

LabXchange and #ShutDownSTEM

As America and increasingly other parts of the world convulse in anger, sadness, and frustration at the senseless killing of George Floyd, it serves to underline yet again the individual and societal costs of systemic racism.  For some lucky ones, it is easy to forget the persistent rhythm of racism and inequity that is so much a part of daily

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Learner Spotlight: Liceo Labriola, Naples, Italy

Learner Spotlight: Liceo Labriola, Naples, Italy

At LabXchange, part of our mission is to inspire the next generation of scientists. This means giving learners the opportunity to develop agency and independence when it comes to their science education. We recently heard about the success of a group of learners in Italy. They worked together in virtual classrooms to create their own projects about COVID-19 using the

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Educator Spotlight: Nikki Malhotra

Educator Spotlight: Nikki Malhotra

Earlier this year, we had the opportunity to chat with Dr. Nikki Malhotra, a teacher at Thousand Oaks High School in Thousand Oaks, California, about her experiences using LabXchange. Dr. Malhotra holds a Ph.D. from the University of British Columbia, and spent time working as a research scientist and lecturer at the University of California, Santa Barbara. When she decided

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Educator Spotlight: Robert Lue, Harvard University (Part 2)

Educator Spotlight: Robert Lue, Harvard University (Part 2)

Robert Lue is faculty director and principal investigator of LabXchange. At Harvard University, Rob is a professor of the practice of molecular and cellular biology who is known for his work fostering innovative teaching and learning. He was founding faculty director of HarvardX, and currently serves as Richard L. Menschel Faculty Director of the Derek Bok Center for Teaching and

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Educator Spotlight: Robert Lue, Harvard University (Part 1)

Educator Spotlight: Robert Lue, Harvard University (Part 1)

Robert Lue is faculty director and principal investigator of LabXchange. At Harvard University, Rob is a professor of the practice of molecular and cellular biology who is known for his work fostering innovative teaching and learning. He was founding faculty director of HarvardX, and currently serves as Richard L. Menschel Faculty Director of the Derek Bok Center for Teaching and

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