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By Ethan Zuckerman February 25, 2013 - 8:00am Comments
In late January, Austin Oberbillig and Evan Ricks, students at Olympia High School in Olympia, Washington made a video called “Lunch Scholars." The video was meant to be
 Is Civics In Crisis? Or Just Changing Its Shape? Blog Image
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By S. Craig Watkins February 20, 2013 - 6:00pm Comments
President Barack Obama recently ended his post-State of the Union tour in his adopted hometown of Chicago.
DML Conference 2013: Democratic Futures Blog Image
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By Doug Belshaw February 18, 2013 - 8:15am Comments
Mozilla is working to create a new open learning standard for Web Literacy. In this post I want to consider why we need a 'standard' and who might be interested in helping define one.
Why We Need a Learning Standard for Web Literacy Blog Image
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By Raquel Recuero February 14, 2013 - 5:50pm Comments
On the early morning of Jan. 27, one of the most striking tragedies in Brazil's history took place. A fire started and spread in a popular nightclub in Santa Maria, killing more than 230 people and wounding another 116.
Social Networks Support Grieving, Healing in Aftermath of Brazilian Tragedy
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By S. Craig Watkins February 11, 2013 - 5:30pm Comments
One of the more interesting assertions of connected learning is the need to create new approaches to education that recognize the vitality of learning and the fa
Connected Learning: Unlocking the Potential of Every Child Blog Image
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By Liz Losh February 8, 2013 - 10:20am Comments
Colombian artist Isabel Restrepo has tackled a variety of projects to promote digital literacy, raise awareness to change public health and safety behavior, and foster civic partici
Augmenting Reality: Addressing Trauma with Digital Media Blog Image
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By Ben Williamson February 4, 2013 - 1:00pm Comments
Computer code is rapidly becoming a mature part of contemporary collective life.
Code Acts: How Computer Code Configures Learning Blog Image
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By Howard Rheingold January 29, 2013 - 7:05pm Comments
Ethan Zuckerman (@EthanZ) will deliver the keynote at this year's Digital Media & Learning Conference, "Democratic Futures," March 14-16 in Chicago, and we asked Howard Rheingold (@hrheingold)
DML Conference 2013: Democratic Futures (Ethan Zuckerman, Keynote)  Blog Image
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By Doug Belshaw January 28, 2013 - 7:15am Comments
I have a confession to make. It’s a shameful, dark secret that I fear may be common to many adults around the world. And, when I was teaching, it was certainly one that I saw shared by many students I came into contact with.
Some Thoughts on Interest-based Pathways to Learning	 Blog Image
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By Nishant Shah January 24, 2013 - 9:35am Comments
I encountered the Aaron Swartz memorial the other day that helps ‘liberate’ a randomly selected article from JSTOR, as an act of civil disobedience, to commemor
Remembering Aaron Swartz, Taking Up the Fight Blog Image
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By David Theo Goldberg January 21, 2013 - 6:30pm Comments
MOOCs, it seems, are driving us to distraction.
MOOCmania Blog Image
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By John Jones January 18, 2013 - 7:30am Comments
In my last post, I argued that an alternative to the Web 2.0 vision of the Internet—one where individuals "create valu
eBooks Want to Be Free Blog Image
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By Mimi Ito January 15, 2013 - 7:00am Comments
It has been almost a year since the release of the connected learning principles in March 2012 on
Connected Learning: A New Synthesis Report  Blog Image
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By Jeff Brazil January 11, 2013 - 7:35am Comments
Does the information age free us to pursue learning centered on individuals and not institutions? Does each of us have a part to play in the possibility of education?
'Everyone' Blog Image
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By Antero Garcia January 7, 2013 - 9:05am Comments
Lately, I’ve been pleased with the ways digital tools are allowing me to engage and collaborate with the media producers that most challenge my thinking.
'Imagine A World Where...