Learner Agency: Sharing Control of the Classroom Agenda

When I reflect on the 10 years I spent teaching at UC Berkeley and Stanford, and look back over the 127 interviews I did with […]

Connecting Making, Designing and Composing

In her closing keynote at FabLearn a couple years ago, Leah Buechley turned a critical eye on the maker movement. If you don’t know Buechley’s […]

Digitally Improving Historical Knowledge

This is the second part in a multi-part series about participants in the Race, Memory, and the Digital Humanities conference. This series features public intellectuals […]

Ferguson Syllabus and the Power of Social Media

This is the first part in a multi-part series about participants in the Race, Memory, and the Digital Humanities conference. This series features public intellectuals […]

From Tech Engagement to Tech Scholars

One of the reasons I was very excited to join a community college is because there is a gap in how we think about bringing […]

Fostering Democratic Dialogue with Digital Annotation

As a professor at a public, land-grant institution, I consider it my sacred responsibility to produce and share knowledge that directly benefits the communities I […]

Reframing the ‘Progressive’ vs. ‘Traditionalist’ Debate in Education

One of the unfortunate side effects of the 2007-8 global economic crash has been our decade-long slide into intolerance of the unfamiliar and unknown. Rival […]

Watchworthy Wednesday: Feeding Mind and Body

A University of California, Irvine undergrad, whose mother died two years ago leaving her to care for her grandfather and younger brother, was lucky when […]

Watchworthy Wednesday: Day of the Dead Resources Guide Educators

Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, today celebrated Nov. 1 and 2, is a tradition of honoring ancestors, and more educators are […]

Three Myths About Education Technology and the Points of Light Beyond

Three powerful myths persist in our narratives around education technology. The first is that technology has the capacity to disrupt systems. For all the hope […]

Watchworthy Wednesday: How Arts and Humanities Games Celebrate Life

What would happen if games that go beyond simple situational conflict, such as combat and confrontation, instead took on more complex questions about life? Game […]

Watchworthy Wednesday: More Twist Fate Reflections

Why did Rumpelstiltskin want a first-born child? The Brothers Grimm fairytale never gave a reason. A fascinating explanation is revealed in “Rumpelstiltskin and His Husband,” […]

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