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Interview: Mitchel Resnick, MIT Media Lab

Mitchel Resnick is the Director of the Lifelong Kindergarten group at the MIT Media Lab. Amongst his group’s many achievements is the programming language, called Scratch, that makes it easier for kids to create their own animated stories, video games, and interactive art. His book, Lifelong Kindergarten – Cultivating Creativity through Projects, Passion, Peers and […]

Case study: how a successful pilot program led All Saints’ to offer new computer science classes

All Saints’ Episcopal School is a leading college preparatory day school in Fort Worth, Texas. The school emphasizes leadership, academic rigour, and artistic exposure. Its aim is to provide an engaging and transformational educational experience with inspiring teachers, coaches, and mentors, in a challenging and nurturing learning environment. A group of educators from the school, […]

Maps, memory and the banning of mobiles in French schools

If you’ve spent some of the summer holidaying in France, you might have come across a vide-grenier (literally ’empty attic’). These bric-a-brac yard sales are full of the sort of reclaimable junk objects that once cleaned up or framed, sell for a hefty mark up in the vintage stores of east London or Williamsburg, New […]