Networked Classrooms: Providing Equitable Access to Connected Learning

April 01, 2014
10:00 am - 11:00 am PST
By Educator Innovator

The National Writing Project presented the Equity and Learning in the 21st Century Classroom: Explore, Connect, Transform, a part of the webinar series. Throughout the month, we chatted with innovative educators about how Connected Learning is helping increase equity & access for their students, offer pathways to openly networked learning, and inspire civic engagement.

The realtime chat took place on Livestream ( and Twitter (#connectedlearning) on Tuesday, Apr. 1, from 10-11am PT (1-2pm ET). We explored the role classroom teachers have in providing access to transformative learning opportunities.

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During the broadcast, the conversation also took place on Twitter using the hashtag #connectedlearning.

Guests for this webinar included:

  • Antero Garcia is an Assistant Professor in the English department at Colorado State University. From 2010-2011, he was a U.S. Department of Education Teaching Ambassador Fellow, providing teacher input and feedback on national education policy initiatives.
  • Christina Cantrill is a Senior Program Associate for the National Writing Project is co-founder of the NWP “Digital Is” website project. Her writing project roots are based at PhilWP, the local writing project in Philadelphia.
  • Clifford Lee is an Assistant Professor of Education at Saint Mary’s College of California, the co-chair of the NWP Technology Liaison Network’s Leadership Team, and a Bay Area Writing Project teacher consultant.
  • Jason Sellers is the Academic Technology Coordinator at French American International School in San Francisco, and the Technology Liaison for the UC Berkeley Bay Area Writing Project.
  • Kylie Peppler is an assistant professor of learning sciences in the School of Education at Indiana University, Bloomington. She is also the lead for the Digital Media and Learning Research Hub’s “Make-To-Learn” initiative.
  • Nicole Mirra is a Postdoctoral Scholar at the UCLA Graduate School of Education (GSEIS). She is the coordinator of the Council of Youth Research, which mentors Los Angeles public high school students to become researchers of their own schools and communities in pursuit of educational justice.

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