This page contains a number of educational resources and projects from around the web. So much attention is being focused on education, and we hope that new efforts create excellent educational experiences for children!
In 1999 I was invited by the Chicago Book Clinic to talk on Convergence in Education. My clients were not pleased with the findings, but educational publishers are only very recently beginning to live them. Here is the adapted article.
“A review of the opportunities and challenges in designing breakthroughs in mobile learning can be found by reading the Cooney Center’s recent review of the field entitled Pockets of Potential: Using Mobile Technologies to Promote Children’s Learning.”
“[Joan Ganz] Cooney produced a study entitled, The Potential Uses of Television in Preschool Education, which provided the rationale for using television to teach disadvantaged children basic skills through programs that were both educational and entertaining” Born in 1965 I was the first generation to experience Sesame Street.
“While online communities have proliferated in many sectors, building a successful learning community continues to be one of those unresolved challenges in education.” Designing for Learning in the 21st Century contains a number of ideas that are part of or complementary to this effort.
A is for App, Fast Company (April 2010)
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