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In this article, my co-author Ola Erstad and I revisit the history of our interest in the term, ‘learning lives’ in order to explicate the meaning(s) of the phrase and to set up a series of challenges for research into young … Continue reading
Blogpost on TUMO Centre for Creative Technologies
I have just spent the week visiting the TUMO Centre for Creative Technologies in Yerevan, Armenia. I was asked by the Asian Development Bank to design an evaluation of TUMO’s work with a view to measuring its impact on learning, economic … Continue reading
Talking about The Class to teachers
I have co-authored a white paper outlining the context and research questions behind a Europe-wide project investigating young children, digital technologies and changing literacies. It can be downloaded here.
I have helped write a Manifesto for Playing with Learning as part of my work at The Playful Learning Centre in Helsinki. It can be downloaded here.
I gave this talk at The Playful Learning Centre in Helsinki, Finland. I argued that although play has always had a role in many theories of education and child-rearing, we now seem to live in an era where playfulness, especially in the … Continue reading
This co-authored book exploring the learning lives at home, at school and with friends of a class of London 13-14 year olds is now in production. It can be found here on the publishers website. It will be published free … Continue reading
I participated in a webinar, discussing how to think about the world that young people are transitioning into, how we might begin to develop a research agenda and conversation that addresses the challenges posed by the ongoing shifts in our society and … Continue reading
From validating subaltern cultures to pedagogicizing everyday life: the dilemmas of researching out-of-school learning
I gave this talk at North Western, Chicago 9th April. For over 25 years I have been interested in bringing together students’ out of school cultures and academic learning. Starting in media education classrooms the challenge was to find ways to … Continue reading