Technology

Smarter Tech to Smooth the Path to College
How personalized texting (from a virtual counselor) can efficiently reduce summer melt.
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Resources and support for teachers who want to promote computational literacy in their classrooms.
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Educating a new generation of global citizens prepared to create, collaborate, and navigate the world’s complexities.
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For a polarized nation, where media streams reinforce the divide, a prescription for bridge-building.
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A model for how online education can increase access to higher education.
Developing a Digital Voice
Teenaged leaders on the opportunities and challenges posed by digital media.
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Technology is changing the way young people understand their impact and engage with the world.
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New study shows MOOCs have not yet fulfilled their promise as a force for equity.
Practicing Science
Augmented reality leads to a deeper understanding of ecosystem science — and forecasts the future of STEM learning.
Data Dialogue
Tips for educators on sharing student data with families.
Tipping the Scales
An interactive game shows how community choices can build resilience in the face of hardship.
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A Hollywood primer on emotions, feelings, and behavior — with teachable moments for educators and parents.
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Writing new terms of engagement for how we approach our connected lives.
Digital Drama
How teens help each other navigate online stress and abuse.
Summer Code
Assistant Professor Karen Brennan shares expert tips for out-of-school computing fun.
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The case for connecting technology adoption with learning goals.
MOOC
Harvard and MIT researchers take a look at the reach and realm of massive open online courses.
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A new resource guide on how to launch Scratch Educator Meetups in your community.
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How young people quiet their online expressions of civic engagement over time.
Holiday Apps
With school vacation week approaching, a guide for families to make the best use of their digital time.
Illustration
Can teacher-controlled video cameras transform the classroom observation process?
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Virtual ecosystems and technology-enhanced curricula can build a deeper scientific literacy in middle-schoolers.
Wires
Helping young people confront the ethical dilemmas of the online world.
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HGSE's Agency by Design, housed at Project Zero, is fostering maker-centered learning initiatives that empower students and teachers alike.
Illustrations by Peter Horvath
Assistant Professor Karen Brennan shares five tips from kids on how teachers can push through the challenges of coding.
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A new guide to creative computing from Assistant Professor Karen Brennan empowers teachers and students.
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A study looks at the power of technology to recapture the attention of middle and high school students.
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Eliminating barriers in the design of the learning environment to make curriculum accessible for all.
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Encouraging teachers and students to approach science from a broader perspective.