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So some of you may have noticed that I’ve been pretty quiet here lately. All my writing energy has been going to a good cause though! I’m happy to announce a new book: Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering … Continue reading
Don’t miss The 2012 Global Education Conference – a free, online conference all about global education scheduled to take place entirely online during the week of November 12 -16. This is the third annual event, scheduled to coincide with International Education … Continue reading
Time for a little (ahem) announcement – Generation YES has been working on something BIG! We are proud to unveil the latest version of TechYES, our student technology literacy certification program. TechYES has always been about students showing technology literacy … Continue reading
I spend a fair amount of time encouraging teachers to think about “games in learning” not just as students playing games, but student designing games and other digital experiences. Game design is a great combination of systems thinking and design, … Continue reading
Another video from the nice folks at Common Craft: Other project based learning resources: Buck Institute for Education (BIE) – mentioned in the video Edutopia Project-based Learning andDESIGN – online magazine for people interested in Design Education in K-12 schools … Continue reading
More reaction to the new whitepaper Assessing Technology Literacy: The Case for an Authentic, Project-Based Learning Approach (Read more or download PDF) From Education Week: “A new whitepaper addressing recent calls for technology literacy education argues any such education should … Continue reading
Today we are happy to announce the release of a new whitepaper written by Jonathan D. Becker, J.D., Ph.D. Associate Professor of Educational Leadership at Virginia Commonwealth University, with Cherise A. Hodge, M.Ed. and Mary W. Sepelyak, M.Ed. Dr. Becker … Continue reading
Tinkering is still at the top of my mind these days, even though I haven’t had much time to blog about it much (besides this). But often when things are on your mind, everything you see seems to relate. If … Continue reading
“Even as I write this, I am amazed at how much kids did in just 20 minutes. I can’t wait to see where they go next and what they do when I introduce ideas such as storyboarding, clay animation, etc. … Continue reading
In an ongoing effort to promote youth empowerment in education, we’d like to offer this research synopsis. This one pulls together several of our favorite subjects: youth development, project-based learning, and technology. Best Practices for Integrating Technology and Service-Learning in … Continue reading