Creativity is Fundamental for Lifelong Learning

Creativity is for everyone, according to Mitchel Resnick, the LEGO Papert Professor of Learning Research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab, where he […]

Reteaching Teaching: Pedagogy and Teacher Training for the Digital Age

Digital media and networks, like blackboards and post-it notes, are tools whose effectiveness depends on how they are used. Whether you call it “connected learning” […]

Media and Civic Engagement: Growing Youth Enthusiasm

Democracy is not just about choosing your own leaders. Democracy can only take root in a population that is free enough and educated enough to […]

Parenting in the Age of Screen Time

Setting screen time rules isn’t simple, but Anya Kamenetz’ new book, “The Art of Screen Time: How Your Family Can Balance Digital Media and Real […]

Making Is a Stance Toward Learning: Combining Learner Agency with Tinkering, Debugging and Project-based Learning

The tyranny of correct answers masks a vital and essential element of learning — the practice of debugging. When you make something, however, especially something […]

Teaching Underrepresented Students How to Navigate Higher Ed Via Digital Humanities

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

Co-Learning: Modeling Cooperative-Collaborative Learning

Moving the classroom chairs in a circle had radical effects on the way we all looked at our learning: As I told my students, if […]

10 Connected Learning Lesson Plans from the Remake Learning Network

For me, one of the greatest joys of teaching is the chance to learn from other educators: the opportunity to peek under the hood at […]

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 […]

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