Paulo Blikstein

Paulo Blikstein
Paulo Blikstein
Professor, Stanford Graduate School of Education

Paulo Blikstein is an assistant professor at the Graduate School of Education and (by courtesy) the Computer Science Department, where he directs the Transformative Learning Technologies Lab. Blikstein's research focuses on how new technologies can deeply transform the learning of science, engineering, and mathematics. He creates and researches cutting-edge educational technologies, such as computer modeling, robotics, digital fabrication, and rapid prototyping, creating hands-on learning environments in which children learn science and mathematics by building sophisticated projects and devices. He also focuses on the application of data mining and machine learning for the assessment of hands-on, project-based learning. Blikstein is a pioneer in bringing the maker movement to schools, and has started the first educational program around digital fabrication in school, the FabLab@School project. His group has built advanced digital fabrication labs in middle and high schools in the US, Russia, Mexico, Spain, Australia, Denmark, and Thailand. Paulo is also the Founder and Principal Investigator of the Lemann Center for Brazilian Education at Stanford, a 10-year initiative to transform public education in Brazil.

Speaking in

May
09
Week 7: Equity in Making and Creating with Technology
Paulo Blikstein, Nichole Pinkard, Rafranz Davis, Betsy Corcoran
5:30pm to 8:00pm

CERAS 101 - The Learning Hall, 520 Galvez Mall, Stanford, CA 94305

  • Paulo Blikstein
  • Nichole Pinkard
  • Rafranz Davis
  • Betsy Corcoran

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