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By Howard Rheingold October 28, 2013 - 10:35pm Comments
“Freedom and autonomy are the key words for this class,” says Don Wettrick, describing the “Innovations” course he teaches at Franklin Community High School in Franklin, Indiana.
Freedom, Autonomy, and Digital Media at an Indiana High School Blog Image
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By Lyndsay Grant October 25, 2013 - 11:20am Comments
The seduction of ‘Big Data’ lies in its promise of greater knowledge.
Understanding Education through Big Data Blog Image
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By Liz Losh October 21, 2013 - 7:15pm Comments
On a recent visit to Sarai, a Delhi research think tank housed in the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, I met a number of fem
Human Rights and Social Media in India: Blank Noise Blog Image
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By Barry Joseph October 17, 2013 - 7:20pm Comments
I have a question for you. What do you think is going on in the photos I'm including in this post? They were taken last month at World Maker Faire NYC.
Makers and DML - Separated At Birth? Blog Image
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By Buffy J. Hamilton October 14, 2013 - 6:00pm Comments
In my last post “Literacies and Fallacies,” I introduced Deborah Brandt’s conceptual approach of sponsors of literacy that connects individual literacy developme
Libraries as ‘Sponsors of Literacies’: Diving Deep
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By Thomas M. Philip and Antero Garcia October 10, 2013 - 3:00pm Comments
The opening sentence to a recent Los Angeles Times article says it all: It took exactly one week for nearly 300 students at Roosevelt High Schoo
iFiasco in LA's Schools
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By Howard Rheingold October 7, 2013 - 4:40pm Comments
Ask any teacher why they teach, and for all their other reasons, I bet they agree that teaching matters. Doing something that matters is being someone that matters.
When Students Say They Want to Change the World, Listen
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By Zeynep Tufekci October 3, 2013 - 9:55am Comments
The Gezi protests took everyone, including the protesters themselves, by surprise.
Pepper Spray and Penguins
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By Howard Rheingold September 30, 2013 - 5:10pm Comments
A powerful recipe for engaged learning: Show students how to command actions in the physical world – make lights blink, sounds sound, motors move, robots roam, sensors sense.
Arduino and Learning: H.S. Teacher Ariel Simons Blog Image
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By Luka Carfagna September 27, 2013 - 10:15am Comments
Editor's note: This is a timely curation and storification of the opening session of Reclaim Open Learning by guest blogger Luka Carfagna that we wanted to share (Image credit: Andrew Forgrave, Flickr)
'Reclaim Open Learning' Symposium Keynote
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By John Jones September 27, 2013 - 7:10am Comments
In a recent blog post for the Society for U.S.
Digital Humanists Should Be Copyright Activists Blog Image
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By Julian Sefton-Green September 23, 2013 - 1:05pm Comments
In some ways, this question is of course impossible.
Is There Such a Thing as Digital Creativity? Blog Image
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By Liz Losh September 19, 2013 - 5:15pm Comments
Classes recently began in the Los Angeles Unified School District, which is the second largest school district in the country, a place where the best practices of digital media and learning face the difficulties of effecting change at a truly
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By Doug Belshaw September 16, 2013 - 5:35pm Comments
At the beginning of 2013 the Mozilla Foundation announced its intention to work with the community to create a new learning standard for Web Literacy.
The Ontology of the Web
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By Liz Losh September 13, 2013 - 9:40am Comments
The horrific Delhi gang rape case in which a 23-year-old physiotherapy student was murdered as a result of a grotesque sexual assault brought tens of thousands of protesters
Using Social Media for Women’s Rights: Breakthrough Blog Image