These are projects that get young people and classrooms participating in the digital maker movement: Current or aspiring videogame designers and videographers have about a month to submit their creations to three different contests: The National STEM Videogame Challenge, Whyville’s game design contest, and Trend Micro’s What’s Your Story video producing contest. Design a videogame [...]
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Now here’s an interesting question, one that young digital media users don’t hear a lot: “What does the good side of the Internet look like?” They’re invited to submit a creative answer to that question in video format, either as individuals (aged 13+) or as students on behalf of a particular school, for the 2013 [...]
With these winners, art doesn’t imitate life, hopefully it steers and enriches both the online and offline parts of it.
While we model and teach care for others in the disaster relief effort for Japan, we can also teach our children intelligent, or media-literate, giving – the kind that actually contributes, avoiding criminal exploitation of their generosity.
Families certainly don’t need computer hassles during the holidays, but this highly social time is right when everybody needs to be a little extra alert to social engineering. Here’s what social engineering looks like this week, at the convergence of last-minute holiday distractions and the sudden death of a young actor, Brittany Murphy. “As a [...]