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Still on the fence about whether to attend this year's DML Conference? Did we mention the world-famous beaches that are just minutes away? Join us next week in sunny Irvine, California. Register: http://bit.ly/2dx3qJW
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All work and no play is no way to experience this year's DML Conference. Venture Out! There's some great entertainment options: https://vimeo.com/183005536. Register: http://bit.ly/2dbdmK9
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Still a few spots open for the Geek Out Day workshops at the 2016 Digital Media & Learning Conference happening Oct. 5. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2cqxeDU
An all new DML Conference “geek out” day offers deep dives into hands-on workshops, mini-courses, and working sessions with top experts in the field.
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Join tomorrow at 4 p.m. PT to discuss how the College-Ready Writers Program encourages students to treat opposing views with respect and generosity – creating a classroom culture that values civil discourse and supports students in becoming effective participants in civic communities.
Description: Join members of the College-Ready Writers Program (CRWP) leadership team as they discuss how CRWP materials and principles encourage students to treat opposing views with respect and generosity. Students who write from CRWP materials start with an inquiry stance towards an issue and ...
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Join National Writing Project Radio today at 4 p.m. PT as they talk with authors Dawn Reed and Troy Hicks about how can teachers integrate inquiry-based research approaches with digital reading and writing in the classroom.
Description: How can teachers integrate inquiry-based research approaches with digital reading and writing in the classroom? This is the question that Dawn Reed and Troy Hicks explore in their 2016 book, Research Writing Rewired: Lessons that Ground Students' Digital Learning.
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A FREE online course for statistics teachers begins today! "Teaching Statistics through Data Investigations" is offered by The Friday Institute for Educational Innovation and, to date, has been taken by more than 2,155 educators worldwide. Learn more and enroll here: http://bit.ly/1TLV0Z8
Description: The Friday Institute for Educational Innovation at NC State University is providing a free online course this summer for statistics teachers that begins June 6. Teaching Statistics through Data Investigations is a massive open online course for educators (MOOC-Ed) that empowers ...
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A look at the DML Conference's secret sauce - you, the community. Join us Oct. 5-7 in sunny Irvine, California. Register: http://bit.ly/2cqCKoY
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The 2016 Digital Media & Learning Conference is only 2 weeks away! Find out what makes the DML2016 venue (University of California, Irvine) & the surrounding area so great. Register at http://bit.ly/2dbdmK9.
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Today is the last day to join #TeacherQuest! Hosted by Institute of Play, this course takes you through the process of designing classroom games and learning activities to support any Common Core standard, skill or concept. Join today!
Description: Open to all K-12 educators and instructional designers, this course takes you through the process of designing a classroom game and wrap-around learning activities—to support any Common Core standard, skill, or concept of your choice. Download iCal File Add Event to Google Calendar ...
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Happening now! Join to discuss how College-Ready Writers Program creates classroom culture valuing civil discourse.
Description: Join members of the College-Ready Writers Program (CRWP) leadership team as they discuss how CRWP materials and principles encourage students to treat opposing views with respect and generosity. Students who write from CRWP materials start with an inquiry stance towards an issue and ...
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Tune in today at 4 p.m. PT and join scholars and practitioners to discuss how in- and out-of-school experiences can help young people learn to use their voices to influence social change.
Description: In recent years, a wave of new research focused upon the interplay between participatory culture, learning, and politics has emerged from the MacArthur Foundation's Digital Media and Learning Initiative and in particular, from two related research networks, The Youth and ...
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Join Educator Innovator today at 4 p.m. PT as we discuss ways youth can create and disseminate their own media about issues they care about with The National Writing Project, The Lamp and The Mozilla Foundation.
Description: In the midst of the 2016 US President Election cycle, how can we support the youth we work with in being critical media creators and agents around topics they care about instead of just consumers and targets of other people's media? Join educators from the NWP, the Lamp and the ...
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A learning approach designed for our times
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The Connected Learning Alliance is an technology-related startup, spun out of the Digital Media & Learning Research Hub, dedicated to spreading & scaling the implementation of Connected Learning.

Connected Learning is realized when a young person is able to pursue a personal interest of passion with the support of friends & caring adults, and is--in turn--able to link this learning & interest to academics, career success, or civic engagement.