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Discover the people, research, and ideas driving the Stanford Accelerator for Learning

Scholars affiliated with the Stanford Accelerator for Learning make a difference through their research, teaching, and other projects, and by sharing those insights and knowledge with the public.

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April 22nd, 2024 Event

Speaking in the future tense: Stanford researchers help ASU+GSV grapple with artificial intelligence

At this year’s annual conference on education innovation and technology, AI took center stage.
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April 24th, 2024 Digital Learning, Event

Stanford teams up with The Tech Interactive and Bay Area school leaders for inaugural National AI Literacy Day

One of three events held across the country, the first annual day of action promotes AI literacy through education.
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March 26th, 2024 Students

Improving education by design

A new Stanford course connects students with partners around the globe to innovate novel approaches to educational challenges.
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March 1st, 2024 Research, SCALE

‘Short bursts’ of tutoring improves young readers’ skills in only minutes a day, Stanford study finds

Research by the National Student Support Accelerator shows the potential of a cost-effective tutoring model that can meet students’ varying needs.
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March 19th, 2024 Digital Learning, Research

Children’s drawing and drawing recognition abilities change throughout childhood

Using machine learning, Stanford researchers have found that children’s drawings contain valuable information about how they think.
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February 29th, 2024 Announcements

Three Stanford Accelerator for Learning faculty projects awarded Community Engagement Impact funds for local collaborations

Projects address early STEM education, racial trauma in schools, and more.
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February 29th, 2024 Digital Learning, Research

A data-centered approach to education AI

Useful models need better data. Stanford scholars explore a path to ensure domain experts have more fruitful conversation.
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February 14th, 2024 Digital Learning, Research

How technology is reinventing education

Stanford Graduate School of Education Dean Dan Schwartz and other education scholars weigh in on what's next for some of the technology trends taking center stage in the classroom.
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February 13th, 2024 Announcements, Equity in Learning

Stanford education professor Bryan A. Brown appointed to endowed chair

Brown is honored with the Kamalachari Professorship in Science Education.
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February 9th, 2024 Digital Learning, Event

What Can AI Offer Teachers?

A year after generative AI shocked the education world, the second annual AI+Education Summit reflected on new tools and research for classrooms.
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February 9th, 2024 Equity in Learning, Research

New report shows historic gains in pandemic recovery for many U.S. school districts

Students exceeded a typical year’s progress in math and reading, but slower gains among poor students have widened the achievement gap.
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February 6th, 2024 Event, Learning Differences

Global conference at Stanford sparks new questions about inclusive education

Researchers, policymakers, advocates, and educators from the Global South gathered to drive research supporting learners with disabilities.
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January 23rd, 2024 Equity in Learning, Students

What’s next for universities after the ban on race-based affirmative action?

A new interdisciplinary course, taught by two Stanford Accelerator for Learning faculty affiliates, explores ideas that could shape the future of college admissions policies after the Supreme Court’s decision.
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