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 […]

The #everydaycourage of talking about race in Vermont schools

How will your students prepare for active engagement in democracy? Last spring Christie Nold, a 6th grade teacher at Frederick H. Tuttle Middle School, was […]

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 […]

The 2017 EdNext Poll on School Reform: Digital Learning

I have been critical of the treatment of technology in both the 2015 and 2016 Education Next back-to-school polls for a variety of reasons. Credit […]

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 […]

Digital Citizenship in Children’s Books

I recently received a gift package from Alan Levine, a friend from Arizona. Two of my favorite items from the package are ones that I […]

Watchworthy Wednesday: Announcing the 2017 DML Schedule

It’s here! The schedule for this year’s Digital Media and Learning Conference has been released. Among the highlights: The keynote address by danah boyd, founder and […]

This Political Moment: Resources for Educators in the Trump Era

Educators have long been responsible for supporting the growth and development of all young people. The job of designing engaging lessons, promoting respectful discussion, creating […]

Watchworthy Wednesday: Sneak Peek of DML Conference Workshops

As the Digital Media and Learning Conference panel discussions and featured talks are being finalized and keynote addresses are getting polished, here’s a glimpse of […]

Watchworthy Wednesday: Girls Gain Coding Superpower with Wonder Woman

As Wonder Woman continues to dominate the big screen, girls all over the world are watching her on computer screens as they learn a 21st […]

The Future of Youth Mentoring

The number of Americans willing to serve as volunteer mentors has remained remarkably stable over the past decade — between 2 million and 2.5 million, […]

Watchworthy Wednesday: Collaboration is Key to Learning Innovation

The importance of mentors, equity in education and how art helps us see the world differently, were the topics of the first three “Learning Innovation […]

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