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By Howard Rheingold June 10, 2013 - 9:40am Comments
Does it continue to make sense to go to college when the sticker price of a college education is soaring, the amount of debt college students are taking on – even for the non-elite universities and what were formerly affordable public univers
MOOCs, Hype, and the Precarious Future of Higher Ed Blog Image
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By Julian Sefton-Green June 6, 2013 - 10:55am Comments
At this moment in time, on both sides of the Atlantic, digital making and the maker movement is enjoying its time in the sun.
Making and Education Reform: Learning to Ride the Wave Blog Image
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By Zeynep Tufekci June 3, 2013 - 12:46pm Comments
Protesters from one of the world’s richest countries, one of the world’s oldest autocracies, and one of the world’s rising developing countries walk into ...
Networked Politics from Tahrir to Taksim
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By S. Craig Watkins May 30, 2013 - 11:00am Comments
When President Barack Obama decided to kick off his “Middle Class Jobs and Opportunity Tours” in Austin it highli
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By John Jones May 28, 2013 - 7:05am Comments
Over the past few months, there has been a growing backlash against MOOCs.
Are MOOCs An Extension of Academic Publishing into Teaching? Blog Image
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By Whitney Burke May 24, 2013 - 3:35pm Comments
Which comes first, coordination or collaboration? It’s a classic chicken or egg debate that surfaces among network organizers and one that Peter Wardrip, a Ph.D.
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By danah boyd May 22, 2013 - 5:20pm Comments
Yesterday, Pew Internet and American Life Project (in collaboration with Berkman) unveiled a brilliant report about “Teens, Social Media, and Privacy.” 
Thoughts on Pew’s Latest Report: Notable Findings on Race and Privacy Blog Image
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By Howard Rheingold May 20, 2013 - 4:15pm Comments
Blogging, commenting thoughtfully on others’ blogs, staying safe online, creating a positive digital footprint, using audio and video to connect with students in other parts of the world, creating and publishing video – at what grade level sh
Learning Online in the Second Grade: Linda Yollis Blog Image
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By Whitney Burke May 17, 2013 - 7:55am Comments
Taking advantage of the online world's ability to help youth develop knowledge, expertise, skills and important new literacies involves risks, but how much?
A Student-driven, Afterschool Technology Club
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By Antero Garcia May 13, 2013 - 10:05am Comments
With Iron Man 3 raking in millions and marking the official start of summer blockbusters, it is thrilling to recognize that moviegoers are largely staring at a screen enraptured with Hollywood’s most successful maker.
Avenging 'Making' For All: Challenging Iron Man Blog Image
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By Whitney Burke May 10, 2013 - 4:00pm Comments
What do a New York public school, the Howard County Public School system in Maryland, and a small
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By Liz Losh May 6, 2013 - 12:35pm Comments
Wikipedia is often not thought of as a platform for pedagogy, since so many teachers explicitly tell their students to steer clear of the site as a source of information.  However, as a site for learner-driven inquiry and informal education,
How to Use Wikipedia as a Teaching Tool: Adrianne Wadewitz Blog Image
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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.
Citizen Monitoring of Infrastructure Blog Image
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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