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Advancing Innovation for Equity and Opportunity

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Abby Falik

Stanford Digital Education visiting fellow builds accessible paths for next-generation leaders

Social entrepreneur Abby Falik is pioneering new approaches to ensure that motivated high school graduates worldwide can access the learning that matters most.

Research and Explorations

Students in a classroom crowding around one of their peers in a VR headset

Bringing AI literacy to high schools

Stanford education researchers collaborated with teachers to develop classroom-ready AI resources for high school instructors.

Jonathan Rabinovitz of Stanford Digital Education is shown kneeling in front of police officers as part of the virtual reality program 1,000 Cut Journey.

Virtual reality experience raises awareness of racism's effects

The 1,000 Cut Journey program helps users perceive the emotional and physical toll of racism.

Stanford pandemic education report: Lessons can be drawn from COVID-19 emergency remote teaching

Innovations made by staff and faculty during the pandemic have the potential to support students’ well-being and academic progress.

Three students crowded around a laptop in a classroom

Conference on natural language processing in education results in white paper

Participants at the May conference at Stanford worked together to lay out principles and strategic directions for research-practice-industry partnerships.

Our Initiatives

A student watching Sanjay Dorairaj as he uses a laptop

Stanford helps community colleges bring Google's Data Analytics Certificate to students

The collaboration between the Bay Area Community College Consortium, Google, and Stanford Digital Education reflects the belief that training in data science can boost job prospects.

Stanford cohort of advising fellows in the Matriculate program standing by the Main Quad

Haas Center for Public Service and Stanford Digital Education partner with Matriculate

The organization supports low-income high school students by connecting them with undergraduate advising fellows who provide virtual mentorship.

William Lopez, second from right, and Daniel Safa, right, 10th-graders at Birmingham High School in Lake Balboa, go over an assignment during a computer science class on Nov. 17 offered by Stanford University. Birmingham High School and other L.A. schools are partnering with the National Education Equity Lab to offer Ivy League courses to underserved high school students.  (Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times)

Low-income high schoolers take Stanford courses for dual credit

A partnership with the National Education Equity Lab (NEEL) enables Stanford to offer a range of high-touch online courses to Title I high schools.

The six cycliststs in Stanford Spokes who are riding cross country in summer 2023.

Six Stanford students cycle and teach across America

Stanford Digital Education partnered with Stanford Spokes to facilitate its annual summer cross-country ride.

Expanding access to Stanford

High school students join "The Search for the Common Good"

A Stanford lecturer and undergraduates bring a college course to Uncommon Charter High School.

Changing Course

Two students examining photographs in the Stanford Library Special Collections
Changing Course

For high school and college students, online instruction can open a door to archival research

Stanford historian Tom Mullaney envisions a collaborative course that would connect students with special collections in their communities.

Drew Endy and Jenn Brophy, respectively associate and assistant professors of bioengineering at Stanford, welcome high school students online via Zoom to their class, Introduction to Bioengineering.
Changing Course

Promoting bio-literacy through digital education

Professors Drew Endy and Jenn Brophy take a step toward educating the world about bioengineering with a course offered to high school students nationwide.

About Stanford Digital Education

Our Vision

By uniting Stanford’s human and technological capabilities in novel ways we seek a more just, equitable
and accessible system of education.

Our Mission

We incubate and support digital education initiatives across the university that serve the public good.
We help develop Stanford’s online and hybrid education strategies and strengthen its capacity to carry them out.

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