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To Be a Math Teacher

A Milestone for Open Science

I just read that MIT’s ground-breaking OpenCourseWare initiative passed the 2,000-course mark this month. That’s a lot of free lectures, course notes, and videos from some of the best scientific minds of the planet… First announced in 2001, MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) is an ambitious effort to share MIT’s education resources freely and openly on the…

Kim Bottomly, Wellesley College’s 13th President, discusses the importance of making science a core skill in various professional fields, and how to engage more women in this effort. (via Atlantic Ideas Festival)