Matching Students, Educators for Learning Connections Through linkr

For educators ready to connect their students to peers and other educators to collaborate on learning myriad subjects all over the world, doing so digitally […]

CLS Keynote Speaker to Deliver Talk on Importance of Connected Learning

As a kid in the early 1980s, Baratunde Thurston took part in myriad enrichment activities — from sports and community gardening to boy scouts, cultural […]

Amplifying Student Voice Through Digital Resources, Part 1

As I shared in a previous post, I’ve spent this semester working with 84 incredible freshmen and 10 writing mentors, exploring digital culture and identities […]

Amplifying Student Voice Through Digital Resources, Part 2

“Our stories that we tell are so powerful because when we are the one’s telling it, we have control over our stories and the messages […]

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 […]

Taking Control of Digital Identity

My college freshmen, all 84, are deep into a study of digital cultures and digital literacies as we head toward Week 4 of our semester. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Wearable Real-time Brainwave Training in the Classroom

Earlier this year, I began to detect a growing interest in the idea that “neurotechnologies” such as brain-scanners and Brain-Computer Interfaces (BCIs) could be applied […]

Where is the Humanity in the Computer Science Curriculum?

“Let us move from human-centered design to humanity-centered design.” — From the Copenhagen Letter I’ve been struggling to write this post for a long, long […]

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 […]

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