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By Antero Garcia August 19, 2013 - 4:50pm Comments
Like many, I spent part of my summer catching up on books I've been meaning to read and haven't committed the time to do so during the rest of the year.
Summer Reading: The Privilege, Petulance, and Passion of Steve Jobs Blog Image
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By Philipp Schmidt August 16, 2013 - 7:55am Comments
Computers and the Internet are really good at copying information and sending it to lots of people at low cost.
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By Liz Losh August 12, 2013 - 5:55pm Comments
The recent international conference of researchers on human-computer interaction CHI 2013 in Paris presented the opportunity to survey current trends in the so-called “learning sciences” and to assess new
Creative Solutions for Tablets and the Common Core Blog Image
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By Howard Rheingold August 8, 2013 - 3:40pm Comments
When I was ten years old, one television program was magical to me: Meet Mr. Wizard. Mr.
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By Howard Rheingold August 5, 2013 - 10:05am Comments
When Sara Kaviar’s students study comparative religions, they don’t just read and view videos.
Teaching and Learning with Minecraft, Part Two: Sara Kaviar Blog Image
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By Ben Williamson August 2, 2013 - 9:12am Comments
How we think about digital media is paralleled by how we think about learner identities.
How Software Sees Us Blog Image
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By Zeynep Tufekci July 30, 2013 - 10:35am Comments
As a scholar of privacy and surveillance as well as political activism in repressive societies where government surveillance has consequences much worse than embarrassment and political derailment, my take away lesson from ex-congressman and
Digital Activism, Government Surveillance and Anthony Weiner Blog Image
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By Antero Garcia July 25, 2013 - 3:00pm Comments
As a technophile, I’ll be the first to admit it: sometimes computers get in the way of learning. Hopefully that can be something we all agree on, right?
How Computers Can Impede Spaces of Learning Blog Image
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By Julian Sefton-Green July 22, 2013 - 11:45am Comments
On the basis of the truism about life/success/genius being 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration it is strange that so many initiatives in education – particularly those aimed at engaging youth who may be disenchanted with mainstream schooling
Four Challenges to Sustain Engagement in Learning
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By John Jones July 18, 2013 - 10:15am Comments
In a recent piece at Locus, Cory Doctorow argues:
Teaching Digital Culture
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By Monica Bulger July 15, 2013 - 6:10pm Comments
It’s obviously summer because my news alerts are no longer steadily reporting concerns about education, our children’s future, the problems with teachers, etc.
The Trouble with Testing Blog Image
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By Barry Joseph July 11, 2013 - 10:30am Comments
Museums, like many public sites of informal learning, are struggling to understand the roles digital media can play within their walls. In short, are they an obstacle to engagement or a new path to knowledge?
Both Sides of the Screen: Museums Seeking Balance in a Digital Age Blog Image
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By Howard Rheingold July 8, 2013 - 12:15pm Comments
Playing with blocks certainly predates constructionist theories of learning by playing with “tangible manipulatives,” but the culturally universal practice is probabl
Teaching and Learning with Minecraft: Liam O’Donnell Blog Image
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By Liz Losh July 5, 2013 - 10:45am Comments
Mark your calendars for Aug. 1! We are looking for proposals that rethink open learning in new ways.
'Reclaim Open Learning' Innovation Contest Blog Image
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By Ben Williamson July 1, 2013 - 2:10pm Comments
Digital media are increasingly shaping how we produce, transmit and receive knowledge, but do we often pause to think about the techniques which now mediate how we think and know about education and learning?
Edu.txt: Mediating Education Blog Image