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Top 5 Goals For Open Government In 2014

Charlie Firestone | Posted 03.18.2014 | Politics
Charlie Firestone

The year 2014 presents open government advocates with a large agenda and an opportunity to make significant progress in this emerging and important field.

Dessert Before Spinach?! Yes. When Serving Digital Literacy, Start with Dessert

Dr. Idit Harel Caperton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Dr. Idit Harel Caperton

With today's social media, using literacy skills is like a dessert that can motivate kids to go on to the spinach.

The Responsibilities of Citizenship: A Bundle of Literacies

Charlie Firestone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Charlie Firestone

Literacy today is not simply learning to read. There are additional literacies -- abilities to understand and operate -- in 21st century America.

Child Online Safety Comes of Age

Stephen Balkam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Stephen Balkam

The online safety community, which has been around since the mid-1990s, has reached a critical point of maturation -- some would say an awkward adolescent stage -- where the stakes are higher.