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As part of Connected Educator Month, which is taking place in the month of October, Hive Learning Networks and Educator Innovator at the National Writing Project are faciltiating a series called Learning Aloud Geekouts! The series kicks off on Monday, September 30 at 4:30 p.m. ET/1:30 p.m. PT. This special kickoff is an "unHangout" event where educators in the Maker movement will facilitate...
I’ll be blogging in response to a webinar series offered by connectedlearning.tv at the invitation of the National Writing Project’s Digital Is. I highly recommend the archived web session hosted by Howard Rheingold in which Mimi Ito lead a discussion about connecting interests and achievement with a panel of librarians, teachers and parents. Erin Wilkey Oh also posted this webinar with her...
"The digital world is creating new opportunities for youth to grapple with social norms, explore interests, develop technical skills, and experiment with new forms of self-expression. These activities have captured teens’ attention because they provide avenues for extending social worlds, self-directed learning, and independence." Living and Learning with New Media is a white paper produced by...