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The Digital Promise Map connects education leaders and product developers with research from thousands of articles in education and the learning sciences, in addition to summaries on some of the most relevant findings in key research topics.
Four members on the spring Student Council for our partner The New York Times Learning Network curated a list of the best 18 articles on education, happiness, and social awareness that provide advice to youth entering adulthood.
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.
At Chicago’s Tilden Career Community Academy, high school students double as enterprising reporters. They film, photograph, and write stories for Tilden Talks, a multimedia journal funded by an LRNG Innovation Challenge Grant.
Spontaneous classroom restructuring may feel like punishment to students, designed to keep chatty friends separated or to prevent others from staring out the window and daydreaming. But as educators we understand there are numerous benefits to restructuring learning environments: addressing better students’ individual learning styles, improving group dynamics,and increasing accessibility to resources, just to name […]
This post was originally featured on dmlcentral. I consider myself pretty invested in the Connected Learning community — I had the privilege of co-chairing the “Civic Education & Youth Serving Organizations” strand of the Digital Media and Learning conference in 2013, I contributed to an eBook edited by Antero Garcia focused on the application of […]
by Kristen Swanson, Edcamp Founder The Edcamp Foundation team is excited to be partnering with the United States Department of Education for Edcamp USDOE on June 6, 2014. This collaboration was borne out of discussion at the Educon conference in Philadelphia this year related to professional development for teachers, microcredentials, and lifelong learning. The purpose of Edcamp USDOE is […]
A majority of parents say that educational media has helped their child learn a lot about one or more subjects. And parents count nearly half of their kids’ screen time as educational. That’s according to a new survey-based report by Sesame Workshop’s Joan Ganz Cooney Center, which documents parents’ perspectives on their children’s informal use […]