A project for the development, evaluation and dissemination of active-learning resources in Kreyòl to help improve Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education plus leadership and management in Haiti.
Three-minute award-winning video: Opening
up education in Haiti
From Teaching and Learning Video Showcase organized by National Science Foundation, May 2015.
misconceived 'Marshall Plan' for Haiti"
In Le Monde Diplomatique, 24 May 2015.
devoir néo-colonial et le non-devoir de maison du président François Hollande"
(Le Nouvelliste, 15 mai 2015)
on My Acceptance of the MIT Martin Luther King Jr. Leadership Award
(MIT Faculty Newsletter, February 2015)
"Reyaksyon m apre mwen te
resevwa pri MIT Martin Luther King Jr. nan MIT nan dat 4 fevriye
2015 Leadership Award "
(Le Nouvelliste, 4 mas 2015)
De la nécessité d'une éducation inclusive
liée à la technologie de point"
(Haiti Press Network, 15 janvier 2015)
Atelye MIT-Ayiti sou aprantisaj aktif ki san baryè e ki kore
Presentation to start 5th MIT-Haiti workshop on active learning of STEM, Port-au-Prince, January 15, 2015
1st, 1804 -- January 1st, 2015: How to finish the un-finished
Keynote speech at 16th Annual Haitian Independence Day Gala in Massachusetts, January 3rd, 2015
"This village school in Haiti helped propel a national movement to
teach kids in Creole"
Amy Bracken, Public Radio International, December 22, 2014
sou Inisyativ MIT-Ayiti nan 42yèm Konsèy
Gouvènman nan Biwo Premye Minis, Prezantasyon sou Skype, 5
Presentation to the 42nd Government Council at the Primature in Port-au-Prince, via Skype, November 5, 2014
pou direktè lise nan depatman lwès Ayiti
Presentation to directors of public high-school in Haiti's West Department, Jacmel, Haiti, October 27, 2014.
ki sa mwen te poze kandidati m pou mwen rantre kòm
Akademisyen nan Akademi Kreyòl Ayisyen an"
In Le Nouvelliste, October 28, 2014.
Creole solution for Haiti's woes"
In New York Times, August 1, 2014.
Sloan Executive Education Hosting Haiti Prime Minister Laurent
Lamothe on MIT-Haiti Initiative"
Business Wire , June 5, 2014.
Initiative to help Haiti"
New England Cable News Business, May 7, 2014.
fòmasyon sou byoloji, matematik
ak fizik pa yon gwoup pwofesè inivèsite MIT nan
Otèl Le Plaza soti 24 pou rive 27 "
On website of Ministère de la Communication, Government of Haiti, March 24, 2014.
MIT-Ayiti ap kore edikasyon san baryè ann Ayiti"
In Le Nouvelliste, March 20, 2014.
Education Resources and Active Learning in Haiti"
(with Molly Ruggles and Vijay Kumar) EdTech Times Blog of MIT's Office of Educational Innovation and Technology, December 17, 2013.
une utilisation des outils technologiques en créole dans l'enseignement en Haiti"
In Le Nouvelliste, August 16, 2013.
"MIT-Haiti Initiative Uses Haitian Creole to Make Learning Truly
Active, Constructive and Interactive"
In Educational Technolology Debate: Exploring ICT and Learning in Developing Countries, July 2013.
ann avan! (Go, Haiti, go!)
Visit of Haiti's Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe to MIT for the signing of an agreement between Haiti's Ministry of Education and the MIT-Haiti Initiative, April 17, 2013
pare (Haiti is ready)
A video introduction to the MIT-Haiti Initiative, George Zaidan & Per Hoel, April 2013
"How Science, Math and Creole Education Can Lead to Prosperity in Haiti"
In Caribbean Journal, May 14, 2013.
"Landmark MIT-Haiti Initiative Will Transform Education In Haiti"
In Wall Street Journal (online), April 17, 2013.
et MIT signent pour une éducation mieux adaptée
In Le Nouvelliste, April 17, 2013.
"Men anpil, chay pa lou: An nou sèvi ak lang kreyòl la
pou bonjan edikasyon ak rechèch ann Ayiti"
In Akademi Kreyòl Ayisyen: Ki pwoblèm? Ki avantaj? Ki defi? Ak kolòk entènasyonal sou Akademi Kreyòl Aysiyen an, 2013.
"Many hands make the load lighter: Haitian Creole and
technology-enhanced active learning toward quality education for all in Haiti."
In Proceedings of the Sixth Conference of Learning International Networks Consortium (LINC 2013), April 2013.
ak pwofesè Michel DeGraff sou nouvo teknoloji pou
ansèyman syans ak matematik ann Ayiti"
Nan AlterPresse, 6 janvye 2013.
awarded one-million NSF grant for linguistics research in Haiti"
In MIT News, October 3, 2012.
with Michel DeGraff about NSF grant"
In Said and Done, MIT School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences, October 16, 2012.
"Pour une éducation pratique et moderne"
In Le Nouvelliste, Avril 3, 2012.
"MIT's Michel DeGraff on Expanding Access to Education
In Education Portal, September 2011.
"Our word is our bond"
In Voices from Haiti, September 2011.
"Se pawòl nou ki mare nou ansanm"
In Voices from Haiti, September 2011.
"The Power of Creole"
In Boston Globe, July 24, 2011.
"Pouvwa kreyòl la"
In Alterpresse, November 7, 2011.
"A champion of Creole"
In MIT News, May 12, 2011.
Creole replace French in Haiti's schools?"
In BBC News, August 23, 2011.
Haiti's kids learn in Creole rather than French?"
In BBC News, August 19, 2011.
lang ann Ayiti: Kreyòl se lang peyi a; se pou sa fòk lekòl fèt an Kreyòl"
In Le Nouvelliste, August 20, 2010.
barrier: Creole is the language of Haiti, and the education system needs to
In Boston Globe, June 16, 2010.