learning

National School Boards Association pushes for SNS adoption in schools

by: Danah Boyd

While the Attorneys General are off demonizing social network sites, the National Schools Board Association has been collecting data on all of the good things that teenagers are doing with the sites, including learning about colleges, talking about homework, engaging in collaborative projects, and otherwise operating as active learners.

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For a Nimbler, More Stable Alliance, Share Less

by: John Caddell

An article in the current Journal of Product Innovation Management starts out with this rather bland statement:

There is wide agreement in analyses of strategic alliances that, regardless of the purpose of the alliance, members of the partner organizations should engage in intensive mutual learning to make the alliance a success.

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Serious Games For Cultural Preservation

by: Eliane Alhadeff 

Late June, the Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana, located near Elton, announced a partneriship with Red Knight Learning Systems of Dallas to develop innovative digital learning media for their new high tech Coushatta Heritage Center.

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Nintendo breaks out of the living room and into the classroom

by: John Caddell

It's generally known that Nintendo deftly sidestepped the video-game console testosterone wars by focusing on an innovative motion-sensitive controller rather than amping up processing and graphics power (and price). As a result, Nintendo's Wii is the fastest-selling third-generation console in the world, well ahead of both Microsoft's XBox 360 and Sony's Playstation 3.

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The Fuzzy Tail

by: David Armano

Tomorrow I'm off to Toronto to attend "Summer Event".  Every year, Critical Mass holds a 2 day "festival" complete with creative exercises, music and lots of beer.  I am going to be part of the "speaker series"—so I had to come up with something to talk about.

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Knowledge Access As a Public Good

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New Business Models For Serious Games

by: Eliane Alhadeff (via Business & Games)

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The Most Difficult Technical Lesson

by: C. Sven Johnson

I read the following in Neil Gershenfeld’s book Fab and thought it worth posting here:

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The Biased Frontier

by: C. Sven Johnson

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Gamers Generation Have Different Approach to Learning and Mindset

by: Lynette Webb

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