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Making And Creating

The Make Movement is a shift towards helping us see the value in the act of creating instead of merely consuming. As more young people spend their time online, it is important for us, as...

Textual Power on Our Own Terms: Remixing Literacy in Out-of-School Spaces

What does it look like when young people are writing on their own terms, in spaces outside of school? What new ways of composing do digital media tools open up for us, and what does that mean as it relates to literacy pedagogy and writing...

Making a MOOC: What we learned in #CLMOOC

CLMOOC is a collaborative, knowledge-building and sharing experience that is open to anyone who is interested in making, creativity, and learning. In it, we designed and engaged in "makes"—creative projects—that tap into our personal (and...

Learning Connected Learning

This collection brings together content from the NWP Digital Is website which demonstrate some of the key principles of connected learning while also opening up a discussion about the implications of this work for learning both inside and...

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Chris Lehmann
As educators we believe that we have a responsibility to use our classrooms to help young people grapple with and address the messiness of the world around them. In collaborating on this, what we know to be true is that there is more than a single...
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Rosie Slentz
Just when I was feeling pretty tech-savvy, I volunteered to be the liaison for National Writing Project’s Connected Learning MOOC (#CLMOOC)...
The San Diego Writing Project has had a focus for the past few years on digital literacy. An over arching question has been “How do we motivate teachers to go from consumers of media, to producers of media?”
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Larissa Pahomov
As I wrote in an earlier resource for Digital Is, at Science Leadership Academy we sometimes worry that our multimedia-rich education is a stark contrast to what our students will be facing when they graduate and enter more traditional college...
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DK Wright
Urban Word NYC champions the voices of New York City teens by providing platforms for critical literacy, youth development and leadership opportunities; through free and uncensored writing workshops, college prep and events to perform/share their...