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By danah boyd and John Palfrey 02/24/2012 - 12:20pm Comments
On 22 September 2010, the wallet of Tyler Clementi - a gay freshman at Rutgers University - was found on the George Washington Bridge; his body was found in the Hudson River the following week.  His roommate, Dharun Ravi, was charged...
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By danah boyd 03/19/2012 - 9:10am Comments
On Friday, Dharun Ravi -- the Rutgers student whose roommate Tyler Clementi killed himself in a case narrated through the lens of cyberbullying -- was found guilty of privacy invasion, tampering with evidence, and bias intimidation (a hate...
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By John Jones 03/27/2014 - 8:07am Comments
Spritz is a startup that wants to change how people read on small screens. The startup has created an app that feeds texts to readers one word at a time, arranged so that their eyes are not "forc[ed]…to spend time moving around the page." You...
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By Cathy Davidson 04/02/2012 - 8:25am Comments
When I think about the “ethics and responsibilities of the 21st century classroom,” I think not only about our ethical responsibilities toward students but about our ethical responsibilities toward teachers.  I am very concerned that the...
The Ethics and Responsibilities of the 21st Century Classroom
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By Cathy Davidson 04/09/2012 - 10:50am Comments
Below you will find a collaboratively written document produced in Bangkok, Thailand, at the March 28-31 teacher’s meeting of EARCOS, the East Asia Regional Council of Schools.  EARCOS is an organization of 130 primary and secondary...
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By Monica Bulger 02/06/2014 - 9:51am Comments
For more than a decade now, I’ve internally cringed whenever someone talks about the promise of technology in education. Often, discussions of iPads, video games, laptops for all focus on the potential of access to the software, device, or app...
kids using classroom iPads
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By Antero Garcia 02/13/2014 - 10:37am Comments
Late last year, my colleague Thomas Philip and I discussed why we were so troubled by the ways the Los Angeles Unified School District bumbled its way through adopting iPads for its students. And, as the second largest school district in the...
Meaningful Integration: Optimistic About iPads in Schools
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By Howard Rheingold 03/03/2014 - 10:02am Comments
“It’s not just about studying and learning,” says Pitzer College student Susanna Ferrell. “It’s also about activism,” adds fellow student Jade Ulrich, both of whom were beta testers for a Distributed Open Collaborative Course (DOCC) about “...
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By danah boyd and John Palfrey 02/24/2012 - 12:20pm Comments
On 22 September 2010, the wallet of Tyler Clementi - a gay freshman at Rutgers University - was found on the George Washington Bridge; his body was found in the Hudson River the following week.  His roommate, Dharun Ravi, was charged...
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By danah boyd 03/19/2012 - 9:10am Comments
On Friday, Dharun Ravi -- the Rutgers student whose roommate Tyler Clementi killed himself in a case narrated through the lens of cyberbullying -- was found guilty of privacy invasion, tampering with evidence, and bias intimidation (a hate...
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By Nishant Shah 02/24/2014 - 9:55am Comments
Taking Care of Things: Reclaiming What is Lost in Our Defence of Humanities[1] If this were a book, this section would be the preface. If it were an academic paper, a footnote. If an art piece, a curator’s note. But, in this mixed multi-...
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By Whitney Burke 06/16/2013 - 8:40am Comments
It has been more than a decade since Marc Prensky popularized the term “digital natives” to describe young people’s inherent connection with digital technologies, and while students may be able to successfully navigate these technologies to...
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By danah boyd and John Palfrey 02/24/2012 - 12:20pm Comments
On 22 September 2010, the wallet of Tyler Clementi - a gay freshman at Rutgers University - was found on the George Washington Bridge; his body was found in the Hudson River the following week.  His roommate, Dharun Ravi, was charged...
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By danah boyd 03/19/2012 - 9:10am Comments
On Friday, Dharun Ravi -- the Rutgers student whose roommate Tyler Clementi killed himself in a case narrated through the lens of cyberbullying -- was found guilty of privacy invasion, tampering with evidence, and bias intimidation (a hate...
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By Monica Bulger 02/06/2014 - 9:51am Comments
For more than a decade now, I’ve internally cringed whenever someone talks about the promise of technology in education. Often, discussions of iPads, video games, laptops for all focus on the potential of access to the software, device, or app...
kids using classroom iPads
Antero Garcia Profile Picture
By Antero Garcia 02/13/2014 - 10:37am Comments
Late last year, my colleague Thomas Philip and I discussed why we were so troubled by the ways the Los Angeles Unified School District bumbled its way through adopting iPads for its students. And, as the second largest school district in the...
Meaningful Integration: Optimistic About iPads in Schools
Howard Rheingold  Profile Picture
By Howard Rheingold 03/03/2014 - 10:02am Comments
“It’s not just about studying and learning,” says Pitzer College student Susanna Ferrell. “It’s also about activism,” adds fellow student Jade Ulrich, both of whom were beta testers for a Distributed Open Collaborative Course (DOCC) about “...
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By John Jones 03/27/2014 - 8:07am Comments
Spritz is a startup that wants to change how people read on small screens. The startup has created an app that feeds texts to readers one word at a time, arranged so that their eyes are not "forc[ed]…to spend time moving around the page." You...
Reading Like a Computer Reads Blog Image
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By Cathy Davidson 04/02/2012 - 8:25am Comments
When I think about the “ethics and responsibilities of the 21st century classroom,” I think not only about our ethical responsibilities toward students but about our ethical responsibilities toward teachers.  I am very concerned that the...
The Ethics and Responsibilities of the 21st Century Classroom
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By Cathy Davidson 04/09/2012 - 10:50am Comments
Below you will find a collaboratively written document produced in Bangkok, Thailand, at the March 28-31 teacher’s meeting of EARCOS, the East Asia Regional Council of Schools.  EARCOS is an organization of 130 primary and secondary...
A Collaborative Guide to Best Digital Learning PracticesBlog Image