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By Whitney Burke May 3, 2013 - 10:30am Comments
We live in a world today where broadband access is becoming increasingly necessary for attaining jobs, expanding innovation and remaining globally competitive.
Philadelphia: A Case Study on the Impact of Technology Access
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By Ethan Zuckerman April 29, 2013 - 5:20pm Comments
I was recently in Senegal at a board meeting for Open Society Foundation, meeting organizations the foundation supports around the continent. Two projects in particular stuck in my mind.
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By Whitney Burke April 26, 2013 - 3:50pm Comments
While young people are often adept at navigating networked spaces for social purposes in their everyday lives, it is less clear what role schools and teachers should play in that process.
Teachers, Youth, and Social Media: Experiments Blog Image
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By Howard Rheingold April 22, 2013 - 3:35pm Comments
Humans are by far the most skilled social learners of this planet’s millions of species.
In Pursuit of In(ter)dependent Learning: Kio Stark Blog Image
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By monika hardy April 18, 2013 - 1:05pm Comments
On a recent college visit, I was pleased to find a great model for an entire ecosystem of mentorship.
An Ecosystem for Mentorship: A New Vision for College Communities Blog Image
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By John Jones April 16, 2013 - 7:40am Comments
Media and literary theorists have argued for some time that reading is an inherently interactive process.
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By Whitney Burke April 11, 2013 - 12:00pm Comments
Can technology really transform education in developing countries?
Children and Computers in Paraguay: Studying What Works and What Doesn't
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By Doug Belshaw April 8, 2013 - 2:10pm Comments
At Mozilla we don't like silos. We believe in innovating upon open standards and in ensuring that the Web remains an open platform. That's why our Firefox web browser exists.
Why Organizations Should Align with Mozilla's Web Literacy Standard Blog Image
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By Whitney Burke April 5, 2013 - 11:05am Comments
“We're living in a 21st century knowledge economy, but our schools, our homes, and our culture are still based around 20th century expectations,” said then-Senator Barack Obama in a 2005
Globalization, Education Reform, and the Knowledge Economy Blog Image
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By Aleks Krotoski April 2, 2013 - 11:20am Comments
Professor T. Mills Kelly is a historian at George Mason University in Washington, D.C.
Interview: T. Mills Kelly on Media Literacy
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By Ethan Zuckerman March 28, 2013 - 4:15pm Comments
Two weeks ago, I gave the opening keynote at the Digital Media and Learning Conference in Chicago.
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By Howard Rheingold March 25, 2013 - 12:25pm Comments
Zeynep Tufekci, a sociologist who uses, as well as studies, social media, offers a refreshingly rigorous and empirically-scaffolded perspective amid the frenzy of armchair social science regarding the impact of Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Red
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By Whitney Burke March 21, 2013 - 6:20pm Comments
A few months ago, I interviewed a former high school teacher and asked him what his hope was for the digital media and learning community in 2013. His answer: to push for a stronger focus on schools.
The Right to Thrive: Connected Learning at the Digital Edge Blog Image
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By John Jones March 18, 2013 - 10:00am Comments
We are all quite familiar with interactive writing. Business writing is a nearly constant stream of emails and memos that reply to and reference other texts.
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By Cathy Davidson March 14, 2013 - 6:10am Comments
Ann Pendleton-Jullian, the architect and educational redesigner, notes that:  “Design has the capacity to shape contexts as frames for things to happen.”  My excitement at being part of the
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