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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March Virtual PD Workshop Sessions: Remote Learning with LabXchange

March Virtual PD Workshop Sessions: Remote Learning with LabXchange

LabXchange is offering virtual professional development workshops in March 2020 to support educators in creating their own customized learning pathways. In the workshops, you will: Learn how LabXchange can support differentiated, student-centered online learning. Take a guided tour of the different ways both educators and students can use LabXchange to personalize learning. Learn how the classes feature of LabXchange protects

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February Virtual PD Workshop Sessions: Personalize Learning with LabXchange

February Virtual PD Workshop Sessions: Personalize Learning with LabXchange

LabXchange is offering a virtual professional development workshop in February 2020 to support educators in creating their own customized learning pathways. In this workshop, you will: Learn how LabXchange can support differentiated, student-centered online learning. Take a guided tour of the different ways both educators and students can use LabXchange to personalize learning. Learn how the classes feature of LabXchange

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Educator Spotlight: Paola Travascio

Educator Spotlight: Paola Travascio

This month, we heard from Dr. Paola Travascio, a high school educator at Pitagora High School in Pozzuoli, Italy. She and her students have been using LabXchange to complement their use of the Amgen Biotech Experience curriculum! If you would like to share a testimonial of using LabXchange, please fill out this form. Students in the computer lab at Pitagora

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Intern Spotlight: Maryam Farooq

Intern Spotlight: Maryam Farooq

At LabXchange, we believe in engaging students, scholars, and educators to strengthen the design of our platform and learning resources. Our internship program for students at the Harvard Graduate School of Education is one example of our co-development model. During the fall 2019 semester, HGSE intern Maryam Farooq worked with us to catalog online learning content, pursue partnership opportunities, review

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January Virtual PD Workshops: Personalize Learning with LabXchange

January Virtual PD Workshops: Personalize Learning with LabXchange

LabXchange is offering a virtual professional development workshop in January 2020 to support educators in creating their own customized learning pathways to meet the needs of all students. In the workshop, titled "Personalize Online Learning with LabXchange," you will: Learn how LabXchange can support differentiated, student-centered online learning Identify interactive or narrative content from the LabXchange library that you can

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Educator Spotlight: Debora O’Reilly and Mary Liu

Educator Spotlight: Debora O’Reilly and Mary Liu

At LabXchange, educators are at the heart of what we do. Nothing makes us more excited than hearing from teachers who use LabXchange in their classrooms! This month, we spoke with Mary Liu and Debora O’Reilly, two Massachusetts teachers who have been piloting LabXchange with their students since beta testing began. If you are using LabXchange with your class and

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Building accessible digital content for online learning

Building accessible digital content for online learning

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) releases open standards for the web to drive web use, development, and growth into the future. This includes setting standards for creating accessible content - that is, content that can be perceived, understood, and operated by any individual, especially those with impairments and disabilities. To guide web designers, developers, and content creators in creating

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