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Interconnections: Understanding Systems through Digital Design

This collection highlights and supports the book series Interconnections: Understanding Systems through Digital Design. Each of the four books uses a design-based approach to learning and offers up a toolkit for supporting systems...

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...

Connected Learning and the Invitational Summer Institute

What possibilities emerge for Writing Project sites when you take the traditional Invitational Summer Institute (ISI) and infuse that model with the principles of Connected Learning?  What role might the Make Learning Connected MOOC (#clmooc)...

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George Mayo
I teach a class called Lights, Camera, Media Literacy! that has a great children's book project in the curriculum. The students create children's books in order to learn about the basic elements of plot. I thought it would be fun to take this...
Teaching can be so messy.  And learning to teach even messier. 
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Nick Kremer
This resource will help teachers and students become better readers of sequential art narratives by leading them through the process of designing and composing their own comic strip, using a wide variety of mentor text examples throughout the...
This resource shares seven key educator-oriented insights from the January 2014 Connected Learning TV "Storytelling and Digital Age Civics" webinar series. Organized by the Media Activism and Participatory Politics (MAPP) Project at USC and its...
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?”