Expert Interviews

Re-envisioning Writing for a Networked Age

A Few Moments with Elyse Eidman-Aadahl

As director of National Programs and Site Development at the National Writing Project, Elyse Eidman-Aadahl oversees national learning networks and professional development programs for nearly two hundred university-based local writing project sites. A

Helping Educators Navigate Web 2.0 in a Connected World

A Few Moments with Steve Hargadon

Steve Hargadon’s career in education technology stems from a passionate interest in the role of technology in changing education. Known for being at the forefront of open education resources, web 2.0, and virtual live events, Hargadon has become the go-

Reimagining Learning, Literacy, and Libraries

A Few Moments with Amy Eshleman

As Assistant Commissioner for Strategic Planning and Partnerships at the Chicago Public Library, Amy Eshleman oversees all aspects of the library’s YOUmedia project, an innovative, 5,500-square-foot learning space focused on providing a multimedia,

Risks, Opportunities, and Realities of Children’s Internet Usage

A Few Moments with Sonia Livingstone

As Social Psychology Professor and Head of the Department of Media and Communications at the London School of Economics and Political Science, Sonia Livingstone is one of the most respected researchers in the growing sector of children’s online risk and

Exploring the Educational Potential of Video Game-Based Learning

A Few Moments with Kurt Squire

When Kurt Squire first began studying video games, learning and cognition from a socio-cultural perspective in the late '90s, the field was still in its infancy. Fast forward to 2011, and Squire is considered a leading scholar in the burgeoning area of

Creativity and Learning in a Digital Age

A Few Moments with Mitch Resnick

As Professor of Learning Research at the MIT Media Lab, Mitch Resnick channels his own creative intellect to transform classic forms of play into hands-on learning experiences. These new educational technologies, which are thought up by his Lifelong