The Power of Participatory Projects: Public Media and Gen Z

New research from the Joan Ganz Cooney Center shows the power of involving young people in community organizations as partners, not just beneficiaries. Gen Z […]

Mobilizing Teen-Centered Research Findings for Teen-Oriented Storytelling

The first and second authors of this blog post were teens in the the middle 2010s and the early 2000s, respectively. We experienced a media […]

Call for Proposals Now Open for the Sixth Annual Connected Learning Summit

Call for proposals now open for the sixth annual Connected Learning Summit, which will run entirely online from October 26 to 28, 2023. Submissions open: […]

Code for What?

Educators are urged to teach “computer science for all!” In our new book, based on ten years of work at YR Media, we respond with […]

Prioritizing daily movement and experiential learning in Newark

Dillin, a seventh grade student at Newark Street School (NSS), had this to say about starting school with 30 minutes The post Prioritizing daily movement […]

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Create a Successful Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Training Program

Social responsibility is increasingly a must for organizations that want to cement their positive reputations. While many companies focus these efforts outward, diversity, equity, and […]

ConnectedLib Toolkit 2.0: Bringing Connected Learning to Small and Rural Libraries

For the last seven years, I’ve been working with a talented and committed group of researchers and library practitioners on the ConnectedLib Project, a research-practice […]

Five Strategies for Equitable Lesson Plans

We strive for equity in the classroom, but how exactly do we plan equitable lessons? Check out five strategies and a lesson planning template! The […]

Industry Has an Important Role in Teaching for Racial Equity

By Ross Romano What does it look like for each of us — independent of our role or stature within the education ecosystem — to […]

Education During COVID: The Voice Of Teachers Across Canada and the US

  The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic changed the delivery of education across the globe, raising concerns about its long-term consequences on academic achievement and […]

Getting Over Privacy: Surveillance Studies and Edtech

Writing for this blog in 2013, Dr. John Jones warned, “[D]igital technologies are increasingly important not just to learning, but to all facets of students’ […]

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