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By Jade E. Davis July 14, 2014 - 8:11am Comments
I recently realized that it was time to move. My oldest son is 7 and he’d learned that “everything was on the Internet’ from a schoolmate, and wanted to see if our “house” was.
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By Antero Garcia July 10, 2014 - 10:21am Comments
I hung out with popular children's and young adult authors like Mo Willems and Lemony Snicket and Markus Zusak last week. Okay, maybe “hung out” is too strong a description.
Fear and Learning in Las Vegas Blog Image
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By S. Craig Watkins July 7, 2014 - 9:18am Comments
A few months ago, I met the city of Austin’s Chief Information Officer (CIO) and we soon discovered that we had several mutual interests, especially related to young people, technology, and a rapidly evolving economy. Intrigued by our convers
Rapid Tech Change Requires Rebranding to Recruit Talent Blog Image
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By Barry Joseph July 3, 2014 - 9:28am Comments
Do you think you can pass the supreme BadgeGeek test? If so, good luck. Your challenge: make it through this interview. To appease my inner BadgeGeek, I reached out to Erin Knight, executive director of the Badge Alliance.
Badges Series, Part 4: The Emergence of the BadgeAlliance Blog Image
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By Liz Losh June 30, 2014 - 10:22am Comments
I’ve written before about civic education initiatives intended to help model systems of political deliberation in the United States, but with my first trip to Latin America in April for the Humanities, Arts, Science and Technology Alliance an
Do-It-Yourself Democracy Blog Image
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By Ben Williamson June 26, 2014 - 11:16am Comments
Contemporary educational systems, spaces and practices are increasingly represented through digitally-mediated visualizations.
New Centers of Data Visualization in Education Blog Image
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By Howard Rheingold June 23, 2014 - 10:43am Comments
What most educators would call “subjects” or “disciplines,” Jeff Hopkins, principal of the Pacific School of Innovation and Inquiry, regards as “silos” when they restrict the scope of learning and
Learner Interest-Driven Curriculum Blog Image
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By Philipp Schmidt June 19, 2014 - 8:12am Comments
A lot of the work we have been doing as part of the connected learning community has focused on children and young people. We design digital tools that create new ways for young people to learn.
Connecting Adult Learners Blog Image
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By Nishant Shah June 16, 2014 - 10:31am Comments
The inherent tension in the world of the social web is between hiding and revealing.
The Selfie and the Self: Part 1 – Hiding and Revealing Blog Image
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By Doug Belshaw June 12, 2014 - 9:25am Comments
Around this time last year, thanks to the whistleblower Edward Snowden, U.S. citizens found out just how little online privacy they have.
Reclaiming the Web for the Next Generation Blog Image
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By John Jones June 9, 2014 - 9:12am Comments
“Our current education system is ill-prepared to educate the next generation of creative leaders.
Creativity and Electronic Invention Blog Image
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By Barry Joseph June 5, 2014 - 9:18am Comments
In my first two posts in this series (“My Beef With Badges” and “
A Case Against Standardized Badges Blog Image
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By Julian Sefton-Green June 2, 2014 - 9:47am Comments
The idea of “connected learning” encompasses a way of theorising and describing the kinds of learning that take place against the grain, as it were, in places wh
Explaining the Research of Connected Learning Blog Image
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By Nicole Mirra May 29, 2014 - 9:30am Comments
Why is it that when young people use technology on adult terms, they are praised as 21st century learners, but when they use technology on their OWN terms, they are castigated as deviant rule-breakers?
Innovators, Not Hackers: Stop Portraying Youth as Digital Deviants Blog Image
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By Ben Williamson May 26, 2014 - 9:00am Comments
The concept of the ‘quantified self’ has become the focus of global interest.
Calculating the Child Through Technologies of the ‘Quantified Self’ Blog Image