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.
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!
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...
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 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,...
April 13 2017
In the Borderlands, Connecting Writing and STEM Learning
Girlhood Remixed and Ink Spilling create formative summer camp experiences for youth nearing adolescence, connecting young women with STEM skills...
March 24 2017
In East L.A., Teenagers Tell New Stories About Their Neighborhood and...
Civic engagement projects give students at East Los Angeles Renaissance Academy an opportunity to celebrate their community, as well as...
March 20 2017
Behind the Camera, Students Document Life and Learning
At Philadelphia’s Workshop School, students are developing media production skills to shape their school community and their own learning.
February 13 2017
Teens at the Nexus of Fashion, Gaming, and Technology
A program based in Brooklyn, NY, makes learning enticing for teenagers, combining topics they might already know a thing or...
February 07 2017
Why the School Library Is the Perfect Place for Maker Education
Library makerspaces, including members of the YOUmedia Learning Labs Network, offer students a chance to design, tinker, and build critical...
February 01 2017
Spark an Interest; Ignite a Passion: Applications Now Being Accepted for...
LRNG Innovators is launching its third challenge, inviting educators to imagine engaging ways to help young people explore their interests,...
January 30 2017
Andover Bread Loaf: Nurturing Literacy & Building Community for Social Change
Andover Bread Loaf facilitates writing workshops in Lawrence, MA, creating space for youth and adults to come together, tell their...
January 24 2017
In Minneapolis, Fostering Black Voices
English teacher Molly Vasich has always been curious about class participation—what prompts it and what discourages it? Teaching upper-level International...
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.
November 23 2016
What a Makerspace Can Mean for the Writing Classroom—Takeaways from NWP...
Librarian and maker Colleen Graves recaps a lively and learner-driven session on makerspaces and embracing making as teachers of writing...
October 20 2016
Educating for Democracy in the Digital Age
The Educating for Democracy in the Digital Age Initiative's new video series documents best practices and new strategies in civic...
August 18 2016
Publishing Site Now Open to Amplify Youth Voice
Letters to the Next President 2.0 publishing website launches. Student Submissions are rolling in.
April 11 2016
How Young People Are Changing Civics, by Any Media Necessary
In 2011, a young man named Mohammad posted a video on YouTube where he spoke into the lens of a...
April 04 2016
Building Privacy Literacy at the Library
As longtime advocates for civil liberties, librarians are uniquely positioned to teach today’s teens about digital privacy.
March 19 2016
Dear Next President, Young People Have Something to Say
Through the Letters to the Next President 2.0 project, students and educators embrace digital writing and media-making as chance to...
March 16 2016
A National Push for More ‘Active Use’ of Technology in Learning
In its 2016 National Education Technology Plan, the Department of Education emphasizes model approaches to digital learning. Educator Innovator partners...
March 11 2016
‘Twist Fate’ Art and Writing Challenge Calls on Teen Creations
Two popular apps that support young artists and writers are calling on teens to create works, twisting the fate of...