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Recommended Resources: Digital Citizenship, New Media Literacies, Games and Learning

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Our Space: Being a Responsible Citizen of the Digital World is nearly 500 pages of workshops and lessons plans dedicated to teaching youth ethics for a digital age.  Produced through a unique collaboration of Harvard’s GoodPlay Project and Project New Media Literacies, it is all free online, as one giant download or as separate files.… more

Worthy Reads: Youth Media Production, Games & Learning, Pottermore, Web Freedom

Worthy Reads: Youth Media, Games & Learning, Pottermore, Web Freedom

A new report on YOUmedia, a youth-centered digital learning initiative at the Chicago Public Library, explores what it means to reimagine learning, literacies and libraries. The report takes a hard look at the first year of the YOUmedia project.… more

Worthy Reads: On Minecraft, Borges, Khan, Next Generation Museums

Worthy Reads (Sept)

If you haven’t yet heard about Minecraft, then get ready. We can’t go to an education conference without hearing talk about it. The widely popular sandbox game has sold more than 3 million units, though it’s still in beta. Each player gets their own world to “mine” for resources and then “craft” those resources to build whatever they imagine.… more