A consortium of top international scientists has recently synthesized the main finding about teaching and learning….their report emphasizes the needs for school-family partnerships,. Engendering parent support for the core learning principles and parent involvement in the learning process is of the utmost importance.
J.D. Bransford, A.L. Brown, and R.R. Cocking , Editors of _How People Learn: Bridging Research and Practice_

Are Kids Different Because of Digital Media?

Thu, 03/13/2008 - 15:01 -- admin

The MacArthur Foundation (USA) launched a $50 million initiative in 2006 to help determine how digital technologies are changing the way young people learn, play, socialize, and participate in civic life. The foundation asserts that the answers are critical to developing educational and other social institutions that can meet the needs of this and future generations.

More information on [[http://www.digitallearning.macfound.org| The MacArthur Foundation website]].

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