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Making our worlds: Hactivism in middle grades English Language Arts

This collection features the work of three Teacher Consultants from the UNC Charlotte Writing Project who explored and reflected upon how a "maker" approach to teaching English Language Arts worked to empower students in the classroom and connect them with the community. 

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Connections and Reflections from CLMOOC 2014

Making Learning Connected is an event we offered during The Summer to Make, Play & Connect by Educator Innovator and was powered by educators from the 

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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 outside of school.

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Machine Scoring of Student Writing

We have assembled this collection so that teachers may know the territory of machine scoring writing and, when and if their school system considers adopting one of these machine-reading services, they may act appropriately. We believe ourselves that machine-scoring fundamentally alters the social and rhetorical nature of writing—that writing to a machine is not writing at all.

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Green Computing: Internet Energy Use

Although the Internet seems to be free, it actually consumes huge amounts of electricity. This collection is an exploration of the environmental costs of the internet and ways to reduce the energy we call upon daily in our searches, uploads, and downloads.

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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 educators, to consider how we can help them develop the agency to move from being passive consumers to active creators.

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Who Am I? Youth Identity Online

How do youth explore and express identity online? How can educators support students as they work through this stage of development in online spaces?

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Distributed Identities: Curating Our Online Presences

Many of us maintain profiles across an ever-increasing number of websites, effectively distributing our identities into discrete, albeit linked, chunks. How do our different online incarnations serve our goals for connecting with others? 

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When Images “Lie”: Critical Visual Literacy

What does it mean to be “visually” literate? How can we encourage students to be more deliberate and careful in how they look at the images that circulate in today’s digital culture?

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Five Takes on the History of the Internet

The Internet is our writing space par excellence, whether we access it via our smartphones, through a Web browser, or using an email application. Here, we delve into a complex narrative of how this space was imagined, designed, and crafted, surfacing important developments worth thinking about.


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