About the Resource: The Institute of Play (IoP) as an organization may no longer exist but their research, tools, and resources are now available on the Connected Learning Alliance’s Institute of Play page. From teacher-tested, student-approved games designed collaboratively with educators to tools, videos showing a game-like learning model in action, and templates for designing…

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From the resource: Finding an efficient, low-cost method to process large volumes of metadata generated by hundreds of unique teams is a challenge; one that in 2019, EAP sought to alleviate using freely available open source software Open Refine – a power tool for processing data. This blog highlights some of the ways that we…

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From the resource: COVID-19, as a global pandemic, is extraordinary but it is not unparalleled. Indeed, we can learn how to respond to the current crisis, in part, by studying how people responded to past pandemics, including the influenza epidemic that spread around the globe in 1918–1919. That pandemic killed an estimated 50 million people…

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About the resource: We’re thrilled to continue our dialogue on online pedagogy with these two pieces. In our February issue, Lee Skallerup Bessette kicked off the dialogue with her piece ‘Teaching Online in Extraordinary Times,’ and the next week’s dialogue pieces, by Alexander Jones and Sean Michael Morris, reflected on the need for resilience and…

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From the resource: Since the introduction of smartphones and tablet computers in the early 2010s, a huge range of digital books, e-literature, and literary games have been developed to explore the possibilities of this technology for literature. Projects like Ambient Literature and the work of Editions at Play have explored how mobile technology can transform…

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From the resource: In the blink of an eye, once-crowded museums sit empty. We’re preparing ourselves for social distancing and potential quarantine. This is the time for museum technology to step up and fill the void. The potential of online collections, virtual tours, and social media campaigns have always been there, but now the opportunity…

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From the resource: The purpose of this network is to share research papers or presentations intended to be shared at conferences or symposiums that were canceled due to the Covid-19 threat. For some, this might have been their first opportunity to share their work. Others might have interest in sharing the results of their hard…

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