Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was not one of my students, but he was someone I would have happily snagged for my classroom. He was i…
techkimatstab: danah boyd’s Online Reflections of Our Offline Lives at On Being is well worth a listen, especially for parents and educators.
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Excited about the possibility that he would project his creativity onto paper, I handed my 1-year-old son a crayon. He tried to eat it. I held his hand to show him how to draw, and he broke the crayon in half. I went to open the door and when I came back, he had figured out how to scribble… all over the wooden floor. Crayons are pretty magical and versatile technologies. They can be used as educational tools — or alternatively, as projectiles. And in the process of exploring their properties, children...show text
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Danah Boyd and Alex Rosenblat write: Police-worn body cameras are coming. Support for them comes from stakeholders who often take opposing views. Law enforcement wants them, many politicians are pushing for them, and communities that already have a strong police presence in their neighborhoods are demanding that the police get cameras now. Civil-rights groups are advocating for [Read More...]