Robert Lindstrom

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Lindstrom: LA Schools Face an iPad Predicament

Sep 30, 2013
Lindstrom: LA Schools Face an iPad Predicament

Just two months after the much-publicized start of the Los Angeles Unified School District’s $1 billion program to equip its 600,000 students with iPads and install Wi-Fi in all its... Read more »

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Lindstrom: Petitioning for a Digital Literacy Policy

Aug 31, 2013
Lindstrom: Petitioning for a Digital Literacy Policy

A newly formed advocacy group, It’sEasierThanYouThink, wants to push digital literacy into the national consciousness as a social and economic imperative and kick the issue up the ladder of governmental priorities. The... Read more »

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Literacy 2.0: LA Schools Put Tablets on the Table

Aug 13, 2013
Literacy 2.0: LA Schools Put Tablets on the Table

The Los Angeles Unified School District, the nation’s second-largest school system, this week launched the $30-million first phase of its plan to equip all of its students with iPads. In the... Read more »

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Literacy 2.0: A Digital Gap Between Kids and Parents

Jun 17, 2013
Literacy 2.0: A Digital Gap Between Kids and Parents

A new study examining the online habits and interests of preteens, teens, and young adults suggests that many parents are not only unaware of how their kids are behaving in... Read more »

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Literacy 2.0: The Dawn of National Digital Literacy Day

Mar 13, 2013
Literacy 2.0: The Dawn of National Digital Literacy Day

At the end of February, a resolution was introduced in the House of Representatives designating March 21st as National Digital Literacy Day. Sponsored by Representatives Edward J. Markey (D-MA), Anna... Read more »

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Literacy 2.0: Star-studded Cast Crusades for Coding

Mar 1, 2013
Literacy 2.0: Star-studded Cast Crusades for Coding

Code.org, a nonprofit foundation that fosters and promotes computer programming in education, recently released a slick advocacy video featuring some big names in technology, sports and entertainment. In the video, Facebook founder... Read more »

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Literacy 2.0: Congress Mulls a Mobile App Competition

Feb 22, 2013
Literacy 2.0:  Congress Mulls a Mobile App Competition

According to the D.C.-insider blog, The Hill, a resolution will be introduced in the House of Representatives next week that calls for the creation of an annual nationwide STEM competition for students,... Read more »

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Big changes ahead for California textbook industry

Feb 8, 2013
Big changes ahead for California textbook industry

Two recent developments in California portend a sea-change in the way educational content is created, delivered and paid for. Textbooks have been part of the education process and informal bodybuilding... Read more »

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Literacy 2.0: Skin Cancer App Study Sends a Warning

Feb 2, 2013
Literacy 2.0: Skin Cancer App Study Sends a Warning

A recent study by the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center underscores the potential danger of using consumer apps as medical diagnostic tools. Researches examined four popular apps designed to detect... Read more »

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Literacy 2.0: Crowdfunding Births a California Eco-app

Jan 3, 2013
Literacy 2.0: Crowdfunding Births a California Eco-app

Recently, a crowdfunding project that aims to produce and distribute educationally-based apps for the California Education and Environment Initiative Curriculum (EEI) reached and exceeded its goal of $20,000. If the... Read more »

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