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Changing Minds | The MIT Press
An impassioned guide to how computers can fundamentally change how we learn and think. Andrea diSessa's career as a scholar, technologist, and teacher has been driven by one important question: can education—in particular, science education—be transformed by the computer so that children can learn more, learn more easily at an earlier age, and learn with pleasure and commitment? This book is diSessa's informed and passionate affirmative answer to that question.
mt  computer  education  science  book  mit  learning  thinking  skills  kids 
november 2018 by orlin
Consuming Kids: The Commercialization of Childhood (2008) - IMDb
Directed by Adriana Barbaro, Jeremy Earp. With Daniel Acuff, Enola Aird, Michael Brody, George W. Bush. Consuming Kids throws desperately needed light on the practices of a relentless multi-billion dollar marketing machine that now sells kids and their parents everything from junk food and violent video games to bogus educational products and the family car. Drawing on the insights of health care professionals, children's advocates, and industry insiders, the film focuses on the exp...
marketing  kids  capitalism  documentary  media  advertising  shame 
november 2014 by orlin
Occupy Your Brain: On Power, Knowledge, and the Re-Occupation of Common Sense
One of the most profound changes that occurs when modern schooling is introduced into traditional societies around the world is a radical shift in the locus of power and control over learning from...
kids  school  learning  society  power 
july 2014 by orlin
Tinybop makes smart apps for kids.
education  ios  kids  learning  mobile  apps  cool  play  design  ux 
june 2014 by orlin
Nott won't sleep on the App Store on iTunes
Read reviews, get customer ratings, see screenshots, and learn more about Nott won't sleep on the App Store. Download Nott won't sleep and enjoy it on your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
kids  game  cool 
april 2014 by orlin
NFB/Interactive - National Film Board of Canada
RT @PleaseEnjoy: beautiful, mysterious, interactive website: via @aramique
creativity  interactive  video  art  cool  fun  game  kids 
may 2011 by orlin

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