Connected Learning

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By Howard Rheingold 10/15/2010 - 11:00am Comments
When I started using social media in the classroom, I looked for and began to learn from more experienced educators. First, I read and then tried to comment usefully on their blog posts and tweets. When I began to understand who knew what in...
Shelly Terrell: Global Netweaver, Curator, PLN Builder Blog Image
Howard Rheingold  Profile Picture
By Howard Rheingold 10/15/2010 - 11:00am Comments
When I started using social media in the classroom, I looked for and began to learn from more experienced educators. First, I read and then tried to comment usefully on their blog posts and tweets. When I began to understand who knew what in...
Shelly Terrell: Global Netweaver, Curator, PLN Builder Blog Image
Howard Rheingold  Profile Picture
By Howard Rheingold 10/15/2010 - 11:00am Comments
When I started using social media in the classroom, I looked for and began to learn from more experienced educators. First, I read and then tried to comment usefully on their blog posts and tweets. When I began to understand who knew what in...
Shelly Terrell: Global Netweaver, Curator, PLN Builder Blog Image
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By Howard Rheingold 10/21/2010 - 12:19pm Comments
Most education has been fashioned around the reasonable-sounding objective of equipping students with tools to solve problems. This is one facet of what some educators call the "eat your broccoli" approach to education -- “Sit still and learn...
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By Howard Rheingold 10/21/2010 - 12:19pm Comments
Most education has been fashioned around the reasonable-sounding objective of equipping students with tools to solve problems. This is one facet of what some educators call the "eat your broccoli" approach to education -- “Sit still and learn...
Learning, Playing, Designing: Video Games in School Blog Image
Howard Rheingold  Profile Picture
By Howard Rheingold 10/21/2010 - 12:19pm Comments
Most education has been fashioned around the reasonable-sounding objective of equipping students with tools to solve problems. This is one facet of what some educators call the "eat your broccoli" approach to education -- “Sit still and learn...
Learning, Playing, Designing: Video Games in School Blog Image
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By Barry Joseph 11/01/2010 - 8:05am Comments
Editor's note: Global Kids does a stellar job each month pointing us to excellent resources.  The 2010 Horizon Report: Museum Edition (report) The 2010 Horizon Report: Museum Edition, part of the New Media Consortium's Horizon Project,...
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By Barry Joseph 11/01/2010 - 8:05am Comments
Editor's note: Global Kids does a stellar job each month pointing us to excellent resources.  The 2010 Horizon Report: Museum Edition (report) The 2010 Horizon Report: Museum Edition, part of the New Media Consortium's Horizon Project,...
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By Barry Joseph 11/01/2010 - 8:05am Comments
Editor's note: Global Kids does a stellar job each month pointing us to excellent resources.  The 2010 Horizon Report: Museum Edition (report) The 2010 Horizon Report: Museum Edition, part of the New Media Consortium's Horizon Project,...
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By John Jones 11/08/2010 - 8:30am Comments
In Larry Sanger's history of the development of Wikipedia in Open Sources 2.0, the Wikipedia co-founder writes: For months I denied that Wikipedia was a community, claiming that it was, instead, only an encyclopedia project, and that there...
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By John Jones 11/08/2010 - 8:30am Comments
In Larry Sanger's history of the development of Wikipedia in Open Sources 2.0, the Wikipedia co-founder writes: For months I denied that Wikipedia was a community, claiming that it was, instead, only an encyclopedia project, and that there...
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John Jones  Profile Picture
By John Jones 11/08/2010 - 8:30am Comments
In Larry Sanger's history of the development of Wikipedia in Open Sources 2.0, the Wikipedia co-founder writes: For months I denied that Wikipedia was a community, claiming that it was, instead, only an encyclopedia project, and that there...
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Cathy Davidson  Profile Picture
By Cathy Davidson 12/20/2010 - 8:50am Comments
I’m not teaching a class this term.  I’m doing something lots harder.  I am making a collaborative, peer-led experience available to students.  There are six of them: three graduate students, two undergraduate students, and one...
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By Cathy Davidson 12/20/2010 - 8:50am Comments
I’m not teaching a class this term.  I’m doing something lots harder.  I am making a collaborative, peer-led experience available to students.  There are six of them: three graduate students, two undergraduate students, and one...
Peer Learning Isn’t Easy (But Some Days It’s Amazing) Blog Image
Cathy Davidson  Profile Picture
By Cathy Davidson 12/20/2010 - 8:50am Comments
I’m not teaching a class this term.  I’m doing something lots harder.  I am making a collaborative, peer-led experience available to students.  There are six of them: three graduate students, two undergraduate students, and one...
Peer Learning Isn’t Easy (But Some Days It’s Amazing) Blog Image
Cathy Davidson  Profile Picture
By Cathy Davidson 12/20/2010 - 8:50am Comments
I’m not teaching a class this term.  I’m doing something lots harder.  I am making a collaborative, peer-led experience available to students.  There are six of them: three graduate students, two undergraduate students, and one...
Peer Learning Isn’t Easy (But Some Days It’s Amazing) Blog Image
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By 12/30/2010 - 12:05pm Comments
Book review: one in an occasional series on works that aspire to reimagine learning in the information age. Let’s start with the shocking news that Disrupting Class authors Clayton Christensen, Michael B. Horn and Curtis W. Johnson present a...
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By 12/30/2010 - 12:05pm Comments
Book review: one in an occasional series on works that aspire to reimagine learning in the information age. Let’s start with the shocking news that Disrupting Class authors Clayton Christensen, Michael B. Horn and Curtis W. Johnson present a...
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By 12/30/2010 - 12:05pm Comments
Book review: one in an occasional series on works that aspire to reimagine learning in the information age. Let’s start with the shocking news that Disrupting Class authors Clayton Christensen, Michael B. Horn and Curtis W. Johnson present a...
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By Akili Lee 01/03/2011 - 7:05am Comments
At the core of all of our work at the Digital Youth Network, whether it is understanding the affordances of social learning networks or creating new learner-centered models, is the idea that learners stay engaged by identifying the pathways...
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