Cool Tech Tools to Make Life Easier

Technology is supposed to make life easier, yet all too often we end up out of pocket and unable to do the one thing we need to do. Smartphones are a good example of when things go wrong. A smartphone is a valuable tool to have because it can perform numerous functions, but when the battery goes dead, it is about as useful as a chocolate teapot. The following tech tools will help you out the next time you are in a jam. Jackery Bolt The Jackery Bolt is a…

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Digital Tools for Civic Engagement: A Conversation with Joe Kahne

Here at International Ed News, we have been engaged in a series of conversations with researchers working with educational issues in innovative ways on the margins of formal schooling. We previously spoke with Mary Helen Immordino-Yang and John Seely Brown. Recently, we spoke with Dr. Joe Kahne about his work in democracy and education, urban education, and Youth and Participatory Politics. He particularly focuses on digital media and online components of civic engagement. Dr. Kahne is Professor of Education at Mills College as well as Chair of the MacArthur Foundation…

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