Our partner Project Zero previews the insights from its forthcoming book, Maker-Centered Learning: Empowering Young People to Shape their Worlds, the results of their multiyear Agency by Design research initiative.
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Common Sense’s new study quantifies screen use, identifies unique types of users, and uncovers patterns that could spark improvements in content, access, and learning.
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.
As educator innovators, you’re likely aware that exciting and innovative STEM learning often happens in out-of-school spaces. Within the afterschool field, STEM has been increasingly popular and today, many afterschool and summer programs include STEM as a standard part of their comprehensive programming. Afterschool providers recognize the importance of improved STEM education for their students […]
By Maureen Kelleher Recent research and innovative school practices show how games—both digital and non-digital—inspire young learners. The secret? Games tap into the power of interest-driven learning. What is the fastest way a teacher can spark students’ curiosity and channel their internal motivation to learn? Make a game of it. Research on how video games […]
Join the Afterschool Alliance for a three-part webinar series for afterschool and summer learning providers that want to embrace a maker culture. Designed for maker “novices”, the webinars will offer an opportunity for attendees to learn more about the learning philosophy that underpins making culture, and the chance to see and hear how it works […]
Have fun learning new web making skills as you explore the Connected Learning framework in NWP’s massive open online collaboration — or mooc. It’s not a course—there are no quizzes or papers, only creative opportunities to make and share while exploring the Connected Learning design principles and hearing from amazing educators who have used them to push […]