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Thu May 18 / VOL 24

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Combining Conductive Stickers with Art to Learn Programming

Connected educator Jie Qi shares her experiences learning and teaching with paper circuitry.
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Turning Teaching Over to Students

Howard Rheingold interviews Michael Wesch, who is trying to help students make a life worth living, and that can’t just be taught and given a letter grade.
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Playing with Realities

New book, Alternate Reality Games and the Cusp of Digital Gameplay, leads to symposium about augmented reality games and how they shape communities.
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From Our Community

How and Why Is Children’s Digital Data Being Harvested?

"...every digitisable movement, transaction and interaction we make is potentially commodifiable."

-The Policy and Internet Blog-

ClassDojo App Takes Mindfulness to Scale in Public Education

"ClassDojo is simultaneously intoxicating teachers worldwide while seeking to detoxify the worst effects of education policy on children."

-Ben Williamson-

Using Connected Learning to Empower Student Agency

Educators are empowering youth civic engagement by connecting politics to interest-driven learning.

-Educator Innovator-

Report: Media Manipulation and Disinformation Online

"The spread of false or misleading information is having real and negative effects on the public consumption of news."

-Data & Society-

How to Get Kids Into Coding — 10 Myths and Realities

MYTH: Coding is for nerds.
REALITY: Coding is about being you.

-Connected Camps-

Big Data in Education: Balancing the Benefits of Educational Research and Student Privacy

" data must be available to researchers, and the privacy of children and families must be protected."

-National Academy of Education-



Can We Talk?: An Open Forum on Disability, Technology, and Inclusion

Featuring Professors Elizabeth Ellcessor and Meryl Alper with guests. Tuesday, May 23 at 12pm.

-Berkman Klein Center-

2017 Feminist Scholars Digital Workshop Virtual Keynote Speaker Workshops

Monday, June 12 at 2pm & Thursday, June 15 at 2pm



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