Games & Learning

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By Howard Rheingold 11/20/2009 - 6:30am Comments
While One Laptop per Child and other programs to address the digital divide are important, I have come to believe it is counterproductive to couple discussions of the transformative potential of digital media in learning too closely with...
Getting into college? There's a game for that.  Blog Image
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By Liz Losh 12/08/2009 - 2:50pm Comments
As the new year rolls around, like many political science professors, Kareem Crayton is thinking about the possible repercussions of next year’s 2010 census and what he calls the “opening skirmishes” of the partisan fight over “who’s going to...
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By Liz Losh 12/08/2009 - 2:50pm Comments
As the new year rolls around, like many political science professors, Kareem Crayton is thinking about the possible repercussions of next year’s 2010 census and what he calls the “opening skirmishes” of the partisan fight over “who’s going to...
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By Liz Losh 12/08/2009 - 2:50pm Comments
As the new year rolls around, like many political science professors, Kareem Crayton is thinking about the possible repercussions of next year’s 2010 census and what he calls the “opening skirmishes” of the partisan fight over “who’s going to...
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By Liz Losh 12/08/2009 - 2:50pm Comments
As the new year rolls around, like many political science professors, Kareem Crayton is thinking about the possible repercussions of next year’s 2010 census and what he calls the “opening skirmishes” of the partisan fight over “who’s going to...
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By Raquel Recuero 12/14/2009 - 2:11pm Comments
A recent post from Inside Facebook has shown that Facebook is growing fast in Latin America, and a large part of this growth is happening in Brazil (33 percent each month, according to the same set of data). Interestingly, other news pieces...
Social Games and Facebook in Brazil and Latin America Blog Image
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By Raquel Recuero 12/14/2009 - 2:11pm Comments
A recent post from Inside Facebook has shown that Facebook is growing fast in Latin America, and a large part of this growth is happening in Brazil (33 percent each month, according to the same set of data). Interestingly, other news pieces...
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By Dante Noto 01/29/2010 - 1:34am Comments
Take a few minutes and help influence the next generation of games. The 2010 game design competition sponsored by HASTAC and the MacArthur Foundation Digital Media and Learning program is looking for help in deciding which games and designers...
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By Dante Noto 01/29/2010 - 1:34am Comments
Take a few minutes and help influence the next generation of games. The 2010 game design competition sponsored by HASTAC and the MacArthur Foundation Digital Media and Learning program is looking for help in deciding which games and designers...
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By Barry Joseph 02/15/2010 - 10:50am Comments
Global Kids' New York City-based programs address the urgent need for young people to possess leadership skills and an understanding of complex global issues to succeed in the 21st century workplace and participate in the democratic process....
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By Barry Joseph 02/15/2010 - 10:50am Comments
Global Kids' New York City-based programs address the urgent need for young people to possess leadership skills and an understanding of complex global issues to succeed in the 21st century workplace and participate in the democratic process....
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By Barry Joseph 02/15/2010 - 10:50am Comments
Global Kids' New York City-based programs address the urgent need for young people to possess leadership skills and an understanding of complex global issues to succeed in the 21st century workplace and participate in the democratic process....
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By Barry Joseph 02/15/2010 - 10:50am Comments
Global Kids' New York City-based programs address the urgent need for young people to possess leadership skills and an understanding of complex global issues to succeed in the 21st century workplace and participate in the democratic process....
Recommended reading, watching, listening Blog Image
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By Barry Joseph 02/15/2010 - 10:50am Comments
Global Kids' New York City-based programs address the urgent need for young people to possess leadership skills and an understanding of complex global issues to succeed in the 21st century workplace and participate in the democratic process....
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By Raquel Recuero 03/22/2010 - 4:45am Comments
Raquel Recuero is a professor of linguistics and communication in Brazil, and a researcher in social media and Internet culture in South America. The content of this post is based on her recent research about Facebook’s role-playing games....
Facebook's Games: Emerging Social Practices  Blog Image
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By Raquel Recuero 03/22/2010 - 4:45am Comments
Raquel Recuero is a professor of linguistics and communication in Brazil, and a researcher in social media and Internet culture in South America. The content of this post is based on her recent research about Facebook’s role-playing games....
Facebook's Games: Emerging Social Practices  Blog Image
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By Barry Joseph 04/14/2010 - 11:15am Comments
Editor's note: Global Kids each month points us to their current favorite resources. Please take a moment and share some of yours, too, in the comments section. Also, we always value knowing what the knowledge-hungry leaders at GK are reading,...
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By Barry Joseph 04/14/2010 - 11:15am Comments
Editor's note: Global Kids each month points us to their current favorite resources. Please take a moment and share some of yours, too, in the comments section. Also, we always value knowing what the knowledge-hungry leaders at GK are reading,...
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By Barry Joseph 04/14/2010 - 11:15am Comments
Editor's note: Global Kids each month points us to their current favorite resources. Please take a moment and share some of yours, too, in the comments section. Also, we always value knowing what the knowledge-hungry leaders at GK are reading,...
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By Barry Joseph 04/14/2010 - 11:15am Comments
Editor's note: Global Kids each month points us to their current favorite resources. Please take a moment and share some of yours, too, in the comments section. Also, we always value knowing what the knowledge-hungry leaders at GK are reading,...
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