Journeys in podcasting

By cdveston | Readings to inspire the podcast.

Can Kids As Young As Three Learn to Design and Create In Fab Labs?

Screen time for young children has been a hotly contested debate among parents for years. Many worry that passive consumption of media through …

Kids

The Maker Movement in K-12 Education: A Guide to Emerging Research

<i>Washington</i><p>Few trends in K-12 ed tech are as hot—or as under-researched—as "Maker" education.<p>The term generally refers to using a wide variety of …

Education

Most Likely to Succeed: A Film About What School Could Be

When his bright fun-loving fourth grader started failing in school and coming home frustrated, Greg knew something was wrong. The teacher called it …

Aruliden

We build brands, products and experiences that create cultural significance and fuel growth.<p>Donut Box – Made by GoogleRead more Aruliden presents …

Projects

Tools at Schools<p>Tools at Schools is a program designed to teach students the value of design as a problemsolving tool. During this program, the …

Community Idea Lab: Teacher learning in the ways we learn best.

Interactive Ear tool showing how the ear works

View The Cochlea<p>Anterior Semicircular Canal (Superior Semicircular Canal)<p>Posterior<p>Lateral Semicircular Canal (Horizontal Semicircular …

Medical Education

Nonacademic Skills Are Key To Success. But What Should We Call Them?

More and more people in education agree on the importance of learning stuff other than academics.<p>But no one agrees on what to call that "stuff".<p>There are least seven major overlapping terms in play. New ones are being coined all the time. This bagginess bugs me, as a member of the education media. …

What is Essential?

...Muisca project continued...<p>Working with David Sexsmith, we designed a three week project centered around symbolism, character emotions, and the …

Journalism

<i>New York Times Magazine</i>, September 5, 2008<p>An investigation of how online status-updates are creating a new, ESP-like form of contact between people: …

Audio

CBC’s “The National”<p>Apple’s Macintosh turned 30 in January, 2014 — so CBC’s nightly newscast “The National” had me on to talk about how the Mac …

INBOUND Bold Talks: Clive Thompson "How The Way You Write Changes the Way You Think"

Thinking Upon Thinking

Constructive Dialogue<p>In our second podcast journey, Dr. Aaron Kuntz explained how he and a young group of researchers created the disruptive dialogue …

How Videogames Like Minecraft Actually Help Kids Learn to Read

Brecht Vandenbroucke<p><b>Minecraft is the</b> hot new videogame among teachers and parents. It's considered genuinely educational: Like an infinite set of …

Kids

Teaching in the Age of Minecraft

A popular video game provides a new medium for educators and students to unleash their creativity.<p>Like many 11-year-olds in Texas, Ethan had to build a model of the Alamo as a school project. Often, students make their dioramas out of paper mache or popsicle sticks, but Ethan’s teacher gave him …

Game Development

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In August, I attended O’Reilly’s FOO Camp, a conference like no other, located on our shared campus in Northern California.<p>One of the things that …

Basic, Intermediate and Advanced MinecraftEDU Challenges

After three consecutive snow days starting last Friday, we’re finally back to school this week on Wednesday and my STEM class will be exploring …

Using Minecraft as an Educational Tool

Minecraft