Northern California Writing Project teacher-consultant Kim Jaxon’s jumbo-sized composition class is designed to harness the collaboration, virality, and spontaneous exchange of “epic learning.”
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New media educator Howard Rheingold interviews educator Kevin Hodgson about connected learning and how educators enact its principles with technology.
New media educator Howard Rheingold interviews professor Shelly Terrell about her new book, which highlights the power of students’ mobile devices to drive learning in and out of the classroom.
“Redesigning Civic Education for the Digital Age,” a recent article in Theory and Research in Social Education provides an overview of the core principles and practices of the Educating for Participatory Politics (EPP) project from two researchers at Mills College and Elyse Eidman-Aadahl, Executive Director of the National Writing Project.
To promote digital civic learning opportunities, teams from Educating for Participatory Politics (EPP) participated in a webinar series sharing their experiences in working with educators to develop a framework of the core practices of participatory politics that articulate a new vision for civic education. This work featured two Educator Innovator partners: Youth and Participatory Politics and Facing History and Ourselves.
Educator innovator Antero Garcia shares his observations about a game jam in LA and some background information leading up to the event. Funded by a 2014 LRNG Innovation Challenge grant, the event showcased the potential of new approaches to educational practices.
Educator innovator Nicole Mirra reminds us that it’s not so much the tools that create innovation, but that innovation lies in the activities and opportunities that teachers provide to harness these tools.
Summer Minecraft camps give youth opportunities to engage in something they love while learning from their peers.
Learn more about the upcoming Digital Media & Learning Conference where some of the nation’s top scholars and practitioners in digital media and education will come together to think about how learning organizations and institutions can explore ways for youth to engage in meaningful and relevant learning. There will also be Saturday workshops geared specifically for educators.
In this Q&A, researchers Shirin Vossoughi and Meg Escudé delve into the dynamics of interaction and learning within spaces of making, with a focus on issues of culture and equity.