“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.
Posts Tagged: digital learning
At the YOUmedia Community of Practice site, Learning Labs practitioners from around the country share resources and expertise, and work toward improving their own practice.
Mobile, mash, and magic—”3Ms” of digital learning and teaching from Dr. Lisa Hervey, Senior Research Scholar for the Professional Learning and Leading Collaborative at NC State University. Hervey encourages the use of the 3Ms to ignite students’ curiosity and creativity.
This post from our partner, Digital Promise, highlights several stories that help shift and shape the conversation about public education and the role of technology in it.
Whenever I am presented with the opportunity to participate in any form of professional development, the most important question that I ask is this: Is it worth my time? By “worth my time” I do not mean, Will I enjoy it or is it fun? I do not mean, Do I have a free spot […]
In this new DML Central post, educator Buffy Hamilton describes how digital media was used to help overcome an instructional design challenge and meet student learning goals.
What does walking on water, a nine-year-old cardboard magnate, rotoscoping, and communities of kindness all have to do with each other? They are all part of Common Sense’s new informal learning program called Digital Bytes, a brand-new site for teens ages 13, and up to discover, analyze, and explore what it means to be a digital citizen in today’s tech- and media- rich landscape.
I’ve been writing for 45 years, and have always owned more physical notebooks than I need at any one time, and I’m an enthusiastic novice at electronics, so several of my antennae tingled vigorously when I first came across the term “circuit stickers” — peel-and-stick circuitry and components that are flat enough to make paper […]