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Origami: Enfolding Real and Virtual Learning

Project / Technology, Networks & Sciences

Origami: Enfolding Real and Virtual Learning

Origami is a file-sharing system you can talk with by email and text message. It promotes ad hoc learning spaces using a visual tag for linking physical spaces with existing collaborative software...
Networked Newsroom

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Networked Newsroom

Targeting high school and college journalism classes as well as the wider public, Networked Newsroom is an online participatory learning news platform that enables users to post story ideas, leads,...
Digital Democracy Contest

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Digital Democracy Contest

The growing wealth of governmental data online has tremendous potential to increase civic engagement. Built on the successful Digital Literacy Contest, the Digital Democracy Contest employs existing...
CivicsLab.com

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CivicsLab.com

Focusing on the Southwestern Pennsylvania region, CivicsLab puts elementary and middle school students in virtual control of decision-making in their communities to encourage civic participation,...
Cellcraft: Exploring the Cell Through Computer Games

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Cellcraft: Exploring the Cell Through Computer Games

Cellcraft is a 2009 HASTAC/MacArthur Foundation Digital Media & Learning Competition winner. Addressing a decreasing interest and proficiency in the biological sciences among American teenagers,...
Self-Advocacy Online

Project / Social & Political Issues

Self-Advocacy Online

Self-Advocacy Online is an educational and networking website for teens and adults with intellectual and cognitive disabilities, targeted at those who participate in organized self-advocacy groups...
RezEd: The Hub for Learning and Virtual Worlds

Project / Teaching & Learning Practices

RezEd: The Hub for Learning and Virtual Worlds

RezEd: The Hub for Learning and Virtual Worlds will be developed to serve as an online hub to promote the use of virtual worlds as rich learning environments. The participating community will share...
Ohmwork: Networking Homebrew Science

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Ohmwork: Networking Homebrew Science

Ohmwork is a new social network and podcast site where young people can become inventive and passionate about science by sharing their do-it-yourself (DIY) science projects. They can also contribute...
Networking Grassroots Knowledge Globally

Project / Social & Political Issues

Networking Grassroots Knowledge Globally

Networking Grassroots Knowledge Globally, a project of the Global Fund for Children, is a new community and "information commons" that will include blogs, video clips, sound slides, podcasts, and...
Fractor:  Act on Facts

Project / Social & Political Issues

Fractor: Act on Facts

Fractor is a web application that matches news stories with opportunities for social activism and community service. "Facts" and "Acts" are organized on a single, intuitive page where every news...
FollowTheMoney.org: Networking Civic Engagement

Project / Teaching & Learning Practices

FollowTheMoney.org: Networking Civic Engagement

FollowTheMoney.org: Networking Civic Engagement, a project of the Institute on Money in State Politics, is an online interactive site and users' guide that supports civics research by young people...
Critical Commons

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Critical Commons

Critical Commons is a non-profit advocacy coalition that supports the use of media for teaching, learning and creativity, providing resources, information and tools for scholars, students, educators...
Mobile Movement:  Handheld Philanthropy

Project / Teaching & Learning Practices

Mobile Movement: Handheld Philanthropy

Primary leadership: Leba Haber Rubinoff Award amount: $72,000 Mobile Movement connects young African social entrepreneurs with young North American professionals. Using mobile phone technology, which...
Women Aloud: Videoblogging for Empowerment (WAVE)

Project / Social & Political Issues

Women Aloud: Videoblogging for Empowerment (WAVE)

Offering an unprecedented online presence for low-income women from across India, WAVE is a unique digital platform for Indian women aged 18-25. Through videoblogging, women who otherwise do not have...
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