February 21 2017
‘Read Brave’ Fosters Passionate Reading and Intergenerational Dialogue
Read Brave is a city-wide one book project in Saint Paul, Minnesota, facilitated by a small but passionate group from...
January 13 2017
A Lab That Grows Young Writers
An afterschool writing center offers fourth- and fifth-graders the opportunity to explore their creative capacity upon completing a warm-up writing exercise.
February 04 2015
Defining a Participatory Critical Literacy
In this post from DML Central, educator Antero Garcia discusses defining a participatory critical literacy, using Nicole Mirra and Danielle...
January 30 2015
Empowering Mentors, Empowering Youth: Remembering Brother Mike
March 19 2015
Developer Diaries: Meeting Learning Objectives
Take a look behind the scenes at the collaborative design process between content experts and game developers in this post...
January 29 2016
Immigrant Teens in the South Bronx Learn the Art of Online...
Teachers in the South Bronx extend opportunities for student-driven online writing projects through the Youth Voices platform. The work was...
May 05 2013
Learn to program with ScratchEd
July 22 2015
CLMOOC Heats Up—Join KQED and the National Park Service for the...
As the 2015 CLMOOC continues through a fifth Make Cycle, we’re excited that our partners, KQED and the National Park...
October 19 2017
#WhyIWrite: Join Us in Celebrating the National Day on Writing
October 20 is the National Day on Writing and we've put together some resources to inspire and get you started.
October 18 2017
KQED Youth Media Challenge: How Are You Stepping Up?
KQED and the Bay Area Video Coalition's Youth Media Challenge asks teens to create video, audio, or writing sharing how...
October 09 2017
5 Secrets to Creating an Innovative After-school Program
Connected learning scholar Mimi Ito explores lessons learned from a successful long-distance collaboration to create innovative STEM learning experiences for...
September 29 2017
Writing Our Civic Futures (October): Youth Voice and Participation
Our collaborative annotation project, Writing Our Civic Futures, is underway with a conversation about youth voice and civic participation.
September 28 2017
How Young Activists Deploy Digital Tools for Social Change
Middle Eastern and Muslim-American youth are creating new ways to use social media and other digital tools to find their...
September 19 2017
Starting at the Margins: An Invitation to Writing Our Civic Futures
With Writing Our Civic Futures, a collaborative project of the National Writing Project and Marginal Syllabus, educators will have the...
September 11 2017
StoriumEdu: turning writing into a game
Learn about StoriumEdu, a new game-based learning system for writing, and join the free beta program.
September 01 2017
Collaboration, Conversation, and Reflection at the 4T Virtual Conference on Digital...
Get ready for this year’s 4T Virtual Conference on Digital Writing with a look back at some of the conversations...
August 29 2017
Learning and Teaching Today: Introducing The Current at Educator Innovator
The Current at Educator Innovator, our redesigned open publishing platform, is now live and ready for your contributions!
August 14 2017
Classroom Guide for Above the Noise
Engage students in issues of science and media literacy with KQED's entertaining and informative hype-busting video series Above the Noise.
August 07 2017
From Connected Learning to Connected Teaching: A Necessary Step Forward
Nicole Mirra begins a framework of connected teaching, a set of moves and practices that can help teachers understand the...
August 01 2017
Catching up with LRNG Grantees at Riverside, Tar River, and Castle...
Three 2014 LRNG Innovators Challenge grantees share how their work has progressed, relaying both tremendous successes and ongoing challenges.
July 28 2017
Connected Learning All Summer Long with Parent Playlists
Parent Playlists, from LRNG and Educator Innovator, offer activities to engage parents and kids in connected learning, highlighting the ways...
July 17 2017
Six Ways to Build Girl-Inclusive Makerspaces
Nikole Collins-Puri, CEO of TechBridge Girls, explores her organization's mission and outlines six key strategies for for building makerspaces that...
June 29 2017
Ideas for Student Civic Action in a Time of Social Uncertainty
Steven Zemelman provides an easy guide to getting started with civic action projects, bringing together the benefits of student civic...
June 20 2017
Maker Programs Strive to Reach All Students
Through training and outreach, maker programs aim for greater diversity among future innovators.
June 13 2017
Moving Past Start-Up: Supporting Library Makerspaces Over Time
A group of YOUmedia makerspaces band together to innovate and support library makerspaces facing the opportunities and challenges distinctive to...
June 05 2017
Visiting Digital Storytellers with the Alchemists at Networked Narratives
The Networked Narratives team talks with scholars and practitioners thinking about new ways to collaboratively tell and share stories using...
June 01 2017
Novel Art Class Spurs Kids to Collaborate for their Community
“Creating with Confidence” revamps AP Art, using collaboration and design-thinking to spur students to create art with public purpose.
May 22 2017
Continuous Impact & Growth: Checking in with DC’s Real World History
Students share their thoughts on what makes Cosby Hunt's Real World History program, one of the 2014 LRNG Innovators Challenge...
May 16 2017
On the River, Lessons about Life and Learning
Students take to the river, building collaboration and problem-solving skills by building and sailing their own rafts, in conjunction with...
May 11 2017
Using Connected Learning to Empower Student Agency
From video chats to charity basketball games, educators are empowering youth civic engagement by connecting politics to interest-driven learning as...
May 09 2017
Telling Stories of Place, Change, and Culture in Alaska
The Sitka Story Lab, which helps students explore and express their stories while building writing and media skills, extends its...
May 05 2017
Writing Love and Ourselves in the Classroom and Beyond
Collaboratively explore the meaning of love and the power of personal narrative in our annotathon of Bronwyn LaMay’s Personal Narrative,...