SLA

Digital technology doesn't merely convey our bodies, but ourselves. Our screens are the windows through which we are experiencing, organizing, and interpreting the world in which we live. We are doing more than extending human agency through a new linguistic or communications system. We are replicating the very function of cognition with external, extra-human mechanisms. These tools are not mere...
On Sunday, June 26th, the National Writing Project is hosting a Hackasurus-inspired Hack Jam at the Science Leadership Academy in Philadelphia, PA. The Hack-Jam is meant to complement ISTE's 2011 conference theme, "unlocking potential." "Hacking" is generally understood to be a computing term describing digital breaking and entry. Within the past few weeks, high profile hacking attacks have hit...