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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
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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.
Writing for Interaction, Part 2 Blog Image
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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