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Apr 10 2011
Posted by: Elyse Eidman-Aadahl

 

If you’ve been waiting for the chance to try out that new design activity with your students, this just might be your shot. The ARIS Global Game Jam on April 18-20 invites you to make new augmented reality games for mobile phones from scratch in just 50 hours. Sound impossible?

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Apr 07 2011
Posted by: NWP Digital Is

Digital Is: Interdisciplinary Writing Resources, was recently featured in a Chronicle of Higher Education piece written by guest blogger Chad Sansing, a teacher consultant of the Central Virgina Writing Project, on the Prof Hacker blog.

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Mar 23 2011
Posted by: Elyse Eidman-Aadahl

Michael Wesch, creator of the video essays "The Machine is Us/ing Us" and "A Vision of Students Today" is looking for collaborators who are teaching college courses related to dml and/or the Internet this semester. He's arranged for videos from the recent Wired for Change conference to be downloaded and freely remixed, and wants to initiate a video contest.

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Mar 11 2011
Posted by: Elyse Eidman-Aadahl

In honor of the Digital Media and Learning 2011 conference, the good folks at MIT Press are providing open access to the International Journal of Learning and Media for the month of March. You can see the issue at IJLM at http://ijlm.net. In addition to taking a look at IJLM, you can also see its new format which offers more rich media in support of the scholarship presented there. Jill Rodgers, Marketing Manager, invites your...

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Mar 06 2011
Posted by: Christina Cantrill

With the publication of the “Voices on the Gulf” case study, the MacArthur Foundation's Spotlight on Digital Media and Learning launched the first in an occasional series showcasing how teachers are using digital media to expand learning and create projects that draw the interest and participation of all students.

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Feb 27 2011
Posted by: Elyse Eidman-Aadahl

One of the occasional topics at ...

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Feb 17 2011
Posted by: Christina Cantrill

The National Writing Project's Digital Is website is mentioned in The Education Innovator of the Office of Innovation and Improvement at the US Department of Education, February 17, 2011.

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Feb 03 2011
Posted by: Elyse Eidman-Aadahl

The Cooney Center Fellows
Program
encourages research, innovation, and dissemination to promote children's learning. Fellows participate in a wide range of projects and, in doing so, develop broad exposure to scholarship, policy, and practice in the field of digital media and learning. This professional development program offers opportunities to:

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Dec 07 2010
Posted by: NWP Digital Is

NWP Digital Is has a feature that now allows you to share content via Twitter, Facebook, as well as other social networking sites. You'll notice a quick link at the bottom of all collections, resources and discussions.

Happy sharing!

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Nov 10 2010
Posted by: Elyse Eidman-Aadahl

As many members of the Digital Is community prepare to go to the National Writing Project and National Council of Teachers of English conferences in Orlando, Florida next week, we thought we'd pass along an invitation to contribute to a session led by Bud, Troy and Sara. Here's how they frame the invitation on their blogs:

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Nov 08 2010
Posted by: Elyse Eidman-Aadahl

Digital Is contributors and curators Christina Cantrill, Dave Boardman, and Anne Herrington will introduce the DIgital Is website to site leaders at a focused session at the NWP Annual Meeting in Orlando, FL next week.  Stay tuned for reflections on how site leaders think about using the website in their ongoing work.  The website builders are eager for even more user feedback and visioning.

Meanwhile, whether you are at the session or not, let us know what you think!

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Nov 04 2010
Posted by: Elyse Eidman-Aadahl

Site-builders Bill Fitzgerald, Christina Cantrill, and Elyse Eidman-Aadahl joined the Teachers Teaching Teachers webcast last night.  Contributors and curators Kevin Hodgson, Chris Sloan, Bud Hunt, and Paul Allison also joined hosts Susan Ettenheim and Paul Allison for a discussion of the Digital Is launch.  New visitors to the site, along with contributors like Gail Desler, provided builders with a great window into the site's launch and...

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Oct 31 2010
Posted by: Elyse Eidman-Aadahl

Welcome to the launch of the National Writing Project's new focused collection of resources on the teaching of writing in a digital age. Today we're going through the count down. By the time you read this, we will have lift-off.

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