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What is connected learning?: Implications for mentoring

by Sarah Schwartz, Ph.D.,Postdoctoral Fellow, MacArthur Foundation, Connected Learning Research Network.  Connected learning is a framework developed to understand and support learning in current social, economic, technological, and cultural contexts (Ito et al., 2013). In a society where existing educational pathways no longer guarantee opportunity, and with a growing gap between the haves and the […]

★ Professor Nichole Pinkard

Rethinking Mentorship, Learning Pathways in a Networked Age A Few Moments with Nichole Pinkard, Visiting Associate Professor in the College of Computing and Digital Media at DePaul University from the Digital Media and Youth Hub   As founder of the Digital Youth Network, a digital literacy program for Chicago youth that incorporates both in-school and […]