Algorithmic Rights and Protections for Children – A New Collection of Interdisciplinary Essays for Open Comment

We are happy to announce a new collection of research papers and opinion pieces on the topic of Algorithmic Rights and Protections of Children, as […]

From Doom Scrolling to Hope Scrolling: How Social Media Platforms Can Support Youth Mental Health and Wellbeing

Doom scrolling: “When you keep scrolling through all of your social media feeds, looking for the most recent upsetting news about the latest catastrophe. The […]

How Digital Divisions at School Impose Barriers to Connected Learning – and What We Can Do About It

I am a believer in the power of connected learning. As our team articulated in Affinity Online, people really do learn a whole lot better […]

“Black boys are losing their lives, but black girls…we’re losing our minds” — Youth Mobilizing Social Media for Healing in the Black Lives Matter Movement

These days, it seems impossible to escape the crushing psychological weight of Black death and dying. Everywhere I turn – my social media accounts, local […]

What’s the Role of the School in Educating Children in a Datafied Society?

Of the many calls on schools, one is that they should teach children about their online privacy and data, so they are ready for the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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