Highlighting Young Producers by Twisting Fate

“What if Lord Voldemort had never become Lord Voldemort? What if he found the love of his life before everything started?” So teases the description […]

The Need for Frank Discussions About Digital Identity, Trust

I have been writing profiles of core members of the design team working on developing the Center for Solutions to Online Violence over the course […]

Opportunity to Share Research on Connected Learning, Teacher Education

If you follow my blog posts, you know that I am deeply committed to exploring the intersections of connected learning and teacher education, both in […]

Combining Art and Technology Engages Students

To maker-educators Fabrice Florin and Edward Janne, maker ed is not just about the technology: “the real power comes from enabling students to build their […]

Frugal Innovation in Digital Learning

I’ve been doing a lot of reflecting on what makes a good and accessible digital assignment for faculty and teachers who are not comfortable with […]

Digital Learning in British Art Museums

Disclaimer: The Tate Modern is one of my favorite museums. My previous apartment held a place of honor, above the couch, for a poster I […]

Watchworthy Wednesday: Google Expands Free Computer Science Education Program

In its quest to make computer science education free and accessible to everyone, Google is expanding its igniteCS program. The initiative pairs volunteer computer science […]

Watchworthy Wednesday: Get Your Game On with Research, Design Workshops

If you’re interested in gaming research, how to design educational games and how gaming can be used to promote learning and social impact, you should […]

Watchworthy Wednesday: PBS Mentors Future Journalists

Students at three Los Angeles area high schools this coming school year will be tackling questions about media literacy, work retraining and youth movements as […]

From Connected Learning to Connected Teaching: A Necessary Step Forward

I am lucky to know some amazing teachers. I know teachers who are throwing open the doors of their classrooms and partnering with community organizations, […]

Watchworthy Wednesday: Underrepresented Represented in Code.org Courses

At it’s core, connected learning is about educational equity, and Code.org, which runs Hour of Code, is a shining example. The nonprofit organization recently announced […]

It’s the Relationships, Stupid: Connected Camps Mid-Summer Report

Two years ago, Connected Camps and Institute of Play launched Minecraft Summer of Learning, piloting a new model for in-game virtual summer camps. We’ve served […]

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