April 19, 2021

The Paradox of Pandemic Education: We Changed Everything to Be Mostly the Same. Can Connected Learning Offer a New Way Forward?

The efforts of teachers and other educators to completely transform our educational system over the past year have been nothing short of heroic. Since the earliest days of school shutdowns, teachers have developed new curricula, invented new routines for technology-mediated learning, and distributed meals, computers, and hotspots. Even schools with very limited experience teaching with… Read more »

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Announcing the 2020 Brother Mike Award Winner!

What happens when you have a room full of outstanding out-of-school time mentors? Something energetic and influential happens when advocates for mentorship gather — even online! On December 21, 2020, Elizabeth “Liz”...

Category: Connected Learning

Healthy Social Media Engagement

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced our society to pause, reflect, and adapt our previously ingrained thoughts about young people and technology. Discussions over screen time were thrown out when schools moved to...

Categories: Digital Citizenship, Research