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,” […]

Reflections on Youth Efficacy in the Twist Fate Challenge

I think the Twist Fate Challenge is AMAZING….It gives young writers a chance to expand their imaginations. (Simone)*  Sometimes the only thing separating a hero […]

Watchworthy Wednesday: Goodbye DML, Hello CLS

As the eighth and final Digital Media and Learning Conference came to a close last week, its organizers announced the creation of a new annual […]

Networked Narratives: Netproving in the Mirror World

In our most recent script, we set the stage for how we approached the Networked Narratives course (@NetNarr) as a networked improvisation including some mystery […]

Developing Socially Engaged Youth Through Game Design

This summer at the Games For Change Festival, the Game Jam Guide e-book was released, sharing advice from a range of experts on how to […]

5 Secrets to Creating an Innovative After-school Program

A little over a year ago, Mahad Ibrahim reached out to me about Connected Camps, an organization I’m leading with Katie Salen that offers online […]

Watchworthy Wednesday: Remake Learning Network Turns 10, Reaches Forward

The Remake Learning network started as an experiment in collaboration among educators, researchers, mentors and caring adults and has become a movement touching thousands of lives in southwestern […]

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 […]

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