March 20, 2018

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Game Design-Based Lessons can Help Shrink the Digital Divide, Says Study

Daily technology-based lessons, specifically those around game design that are taken for school credit, can help bridge the digital divide among students—particularly that between boys and girls, according to a new study.

Joyce Valenza Joins Rutgers SC&I Faculty

Blogger and teacher-librarian Joyce Valenza will join Rutgers University’s School of Communication and Information (SC&I) early next year, the university announced today. Valenza, who SLJ once dubbed a “rock star librarian,” will use her extensive experience in education and technology to lead courses in school media, social media and learning, and digital youth in SC&I’s undergraduate, graduate, and Ph.D. programs.