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Popular Culture 2.0

Popular culture has changed. No longer just television and movie franchises created by large Hollywood conglomerates, popular culture can be formed by the students in our classrooms. Our students are now both consumers and producers. Sure, they...

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...

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...

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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Dawn Reed
In 2007 I found myself teaching a speech class for the first time. As I excitedly prepared for this teaching experience, I reflected on times when students gave speeches in my English courses. Often I found students didn't remember what they said...
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...
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Danielle Lewis
What is connected learning? What does it look like in practice? As I participated in the National Writing Project's Making Learning Connected #clmooc and the Tar River Writing Project's Connected Learning Institute this summer I realized that the...
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George Mayo
I'm not an architect, nor do I have any training on how to design a building. But this summer, I was inspired to teach basic principles of architecture in my English class. I read an article in the New York Times, "Writers as Architects," that got...
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Karen Fasimpaur
(Originally published by CUE in OnCUE, Winter, 2013, Vol. 35, No. 4. Republished with permission.)