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The best documentaries from The George Lucas Educational Foundation on the most pressing topics in education: project-based learning, technology integration, math and science, social and emotional learning, assessment, school-to-career, integrated studies, community involvement, and teacher development.
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DIGITAL GENERATION PROJECT
A two-disc set of the best videos from Edutopia's Digital Generation Project: an exploration of how young people are using new media to learn, communicate, and socialize in new and exciting ways.
-ON THIS DVD 1-
--Welcome to the Digital Generation--
Sync up with the new generation of connected learners.
Youth Portraits: Explore Their Digital World
--Nafiza, Age 18, New York--
--Cameron, Age 11, Indiana--
--Jalen, Age 12, Illinois--
--Virginia, Age 14, Georgia--
--Luis, Age 18, Oregon--
--Justin, Age 16, District of Columbia-
--Dylan, Age 13, New Hampshire--
--Sam, Age 13, Illinois--
--Dana, Age 9, Maryland--
--Olivia, Age 17, California--
-ON THIS DVD 2-
--Digital Media Empower Youth--
Both in the classroom and in after-school pods, students learn to become critical creators in Chicago's Digital Youth Network.
--Kids and Adults Design New Tech Tools--
At the University of Maryland's Human-Computer Interaction Lab, Kidsteam pairs students with researchers, who then work together to design new technologies for children.
--Harness Your Students' Digital Smarts--
Innovative teacher Vicki Davis leverages wikis, blogs, digital storytelling, podcasts, virtual worlds, and other digital tools to connect students in rural Georgia to the world.
--Learning World Affairs Through Digital Media--
Global Kids uses media and technology to foster civic participation and global awareness.
--Student Mentors Teach Game Design--
In Be the Game, high school students mentor peers and use game design as a tool for teaching, and the program's high tech bus travels to locations where tech facilities are not available.
--Web-Design Competition Sparks Collaboration--
Students ages 9-19 from around the globe work in teams and communicate via Web 2.0 technologies to build educational Web sites for the ThinkQuest contest.
--4-H Goes Digital--
The Tech Wizards after-school program uses technology to introduce Latino students to careers and educational pathways in science, technology, engineering, and math.
--Common Sense Tips for Digital Generation Parents--
Five practical pointers from Common Sense Media to help parents understand and manage the lives of their digital kids.
--Mothers Discuss Their Kids' Digital Lives--
A group of friends talk about their roles as parents, their concerns, and their amazement when it comes to their teenagers' digital skills.
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