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By Howard Rheingold December 15, 2014 - 9:48am Comments
Some enthusiasts of digital media in learning and inclusion of making/tinkering as a learning activity
Tinkering and Thinking with Maker Kylie Peppler Blog Image
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By Constance M. Yowell, Ph.D. December 10, 2014 - 8:16am Comments
It was more than 10 years ago that I first met Brother Mike, before the launch of our Digital Media and Learning 
Revolution: Thank You, Brother Mike  Blog Image
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By Ben Williamson December 8, 2014 - 2:40pm Comments
The human brain has become a major topic in education. The field of educational neuroscience, or neuroeducation, is flourishing.
Computing Brains
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By Mia C. Zamora December 4, 2014 - 8:00am Comments
Much hope, promise, and cash has been invested in technology for the classroom, yet this hype has often set the stage for nothing more than technologically-powered traditional content delivery paradigms masquerading as innovation.
Striving for New Ways to Learn How to Learn Blog Image
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By Doug Belshaw December 1, 2014 - 11:24am Comments
"Those who control the present, control the past and those who control the past control the future." — George Orwell
A Brief History of the Web and its Future Potential Blog Image
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By Howard Rheingold November 24, 2014 - 8:00am Comments
I’ve been writing for 45 years, and have always owned more physical notebooks than I need at any one time, and I’m an enthusiastic novice at electronics, so several of my antennae tingled vigorously
Circuit Stickers, Notebook Hacking and Learning as Debugging Blog Image
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By Liz Losh November 20, 2014 - 8:00am Comments
Oculus Rift made headlines this year with a development kit for its affordable virtual reality head-mounted display, which comes equipped with sophisticated software that prevents the “simul
IndieCade, Part 3: Learning from Virtual Reality Blog Image
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By Buffy J. Hamilton November 17, 2014 - 9:33am Comments
Earlier this year, I wrote about the possibilities for libraries that embrace writing as the literacy of the masses and how
Writing in Libraries: Processes and Pathways to Inquiry, Learning Blog Image
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By Liz Losh November 13, 2014 - 8:00am Comments
The so-called “GamerGate” controversy about the independent games movement, which has finally reached the pages of the New York Times, has become the big story this fall.
IndieCade, Part 2: Anxieties About GamerGate Blog Image
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By John Jones November 10, 2014 - 8:00am Comments
Nicholas Carr is well-known for his work critiquing emerging technologies, particularly his argument that “Google is making us stupid
The Technophobe’s Dilemma: Nicholas Carr’s ‘The Glass Cage’ Blog Image
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By Liz Losh November 6, 2014 - 8:00am Comments
When I was in middle school, there was a group of boys who played war games in the science teacher’s room. I was always envious of them, because it looked like fun, but it seemed to be an all-male enclave where I — as a girl — could never int
Report from IndieCade, Part 1: Dungeons & Dragons Turns 40 Blog Image
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By Antero Garcia November 3, 2014 - 9:49am Comments
Two weekends ago, I had the opportunity to help co-“wrangle” a floor for the 2014 Mozilla Festival, better known as Mozfest.
Embracing Possibility: Four Lessons from Mozfest 2014 Blog Image
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By Ben Williamson October 30, 2014 - 9:00am Comments
What makes a city “smart?” And, in a “smart city,” what makes a “smart school?” Designers, researchers and commercial technology companies are increasingly concerned with the development of "
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By Sheryl Grant October 27, 2014 - 9:00am Comments
I often hear people say, “It’s not about the badge. It’s about the learning.” Well, yes. It is always good to bring the focus back to what we value. But, what if it really is about the badge?
All About That Badge Blog Image