The source of intellectual growth is conflict: conflict between an old belief and a new experience, conflict between two beliefs that prove to be mutually exclusive, or conflict between your belief and mine.
Alfie Kohn, The Schools Our Children Deserve (1999)

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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