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Survey Explores How Kids Process Information on the Web

A new MacArthur-funded survey finds that nine of ten kids believe "some" or "a lot" of what is on the Internet. Read More
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Innovation, Gaming and Assessment

Arizona State Professor Jim Gee and Stanford's Dan Schwartz discuss new approaches to assessing the quality of learning through the use of digital media, in this discussion at the Education Writers Association annual conference in ... Read More

Digital Media & Learning Competition

Ten winners of the MacArthur Digital Media and Learning Competition were announced today at a celebration of National Lab Day in Washington, DC, to promote science, technology, engineering and math across the country. Read More
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What Peer Participation Can Teach Government

Firefox, a free Web browser developed by the Mozilla Foundation, is used by an estimated 270 million people worldwide. Read More

Our Courts Online Games Prove Popular

An outside evaluation finds that MacArthur grantee Our Courts, a web-based project to teach civics to middle school children, is having a positive effect on social studies education. Read More

The Net Generation, Unplugged

The Economist
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Activism or Slacktivism

Chronicle Herald (Canada)
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From ConnectedLearning.tv

New Personal Story: Sofya Zeylikman: Teaching and Learning at the Intersection of Science and Design
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Sofya Zeylikman: Teaching and Learning at the Intersection of Science and Design
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Feb 18 Webinar: Storytelling and Making Redefined: Get to Know the Wattpad Community
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