The Science of Character: Hosted by Shaping Youth and Reach and Teach

Mar. 20, 2014 Premiering worldwide! Attention students of life...“There are 7.1 billion people on the planet, and each one of us has a unique character,” opens The Science of Character filmmaker and … [Read more...]

Vanished Edu-Game: 11 Yr Old Rylan Reports “Back from the Future”

June 20, 2011 Mission? Make learning fun. Investigators? Preteens. GameQuest? STEM studies, deeply rooted in gaming fun. I’ve been saving this post about MIT MediaLab/Education Arcade's Vanished … [Read more...]

Age of Conversation & Kids: Digital Citizens v Snark Tanks

May 26, 2010 When I mention social media being part of kids’ identity, parents often cringe and squinch up their faces like I’ve force fed them BeanBoozled Jelly Bellies in pickle and ‘rotten egg’ … [Read more...]

CoLABoratory of Creativity: Program for the Future 2010

March 1, 2010 Once upon a time, I spent 25+ years as a creative director at virtual agency:  Copy/Concepts. Collaboration came very naturally to me, as we all divvied up our specialty areas and … [Read more...]

Shaping Youth Sponsors She’s Geeky: Where WIT & Wisdom Flourish

Update Jan. 9, 2017 Coming up...Jan. 28, 2017 my favorite "unconference" convenes called "She's Geeky" which I've written about since its inception, with posts from 2007 and for years thereafter … [Read more...]

Teen Webby Winners Talk About Old vs. New Media

May 12, 2009 Hat tip to Ypulse for linking these Webby winning student journalists who reinforce that this blog fits into my own "don't do as I do" persona of 'long form blogging' in a microblog … [Read more...]

Doug Engelbart Supports Shaping Youth By Offering Digital History

Jan. 30, 2014 Thinking pensively about the late, great Doug Engelbart on this birthday today, as he would've been 89. Let's celebrate his spirit by raising the collective knowledge for … [Read more...]

NPR: Do1Thing and Sell For A Cause Marketplace on Facebook

Mar. 11, 2009 Heads up on two youth-focused National Public Radio blurbs this week: First is the NPR Weekend Edition clip, 'What's For Sale? Check Facebook all about our ‘Sell for a Cause' launch … [Read more...]

Program for the Human/Media Tool Systems Timeline

Program for the Future Conference: Double-click to enlarge Eileen Clegg's visual insights into the years beginning with Doug Engelbart's birth in 1925 and emerging through his 'mother of all demos' in … [Read more...]

Seven Sensational Blogs About Girls (All Things Girl Pt.2)

I’ve learned something about myself from running this All Things Girl series…As much as I love it, I miss being ‘in the moment’ sharing life in ‘real … [Read more...]

Eileen Clegg: Capturing Knowledge Via Visual Insight

When I was asked to present a workshop with all the powerhouse thought leaders and academic bigwigs this past spring at the 6th annual CCFC summit: Consuming Kids: The Sexualization of Children and … [Read more...]