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In recent years, transmedia has come into the spotlight among those creating and using media and technology for children. We believe that transmedia has the po
IMHO transmedia is the future of publishing.
Sue Thomas lecture on #transliteracy & #transmedia 3T Conference March 15, 2013
[Press Release] Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Names Mary Cullinane as Company’s First Chief Content Officer Former Head of Innovation for Microsoft
"As part of this new role, Mary will lead a team dedicated to the incubation of new products and education services across multiple platforms, designed to engage learners and readers on any device, in any environment. As CCO, she will be responsible for delivering interactive, innovative content solutions for K-12 learning that help educators and students succeed in the classroom and beyond. HMH will continue to focus on integrating curriculum and digital tools, as well as apps and games, to enhance educational products and meet the evolving demands of the market."
Evolving to meet the changing face of K - 12 Education.
After a year of building up its network and creating its curriculum, ed tech accelerator Socratic Labs this week debuted its first cohort of startups.
Alison Norrington talking transmedia at the EBU.
Alison Norrington shares her wisdom on transmedia and storytelling.
"A growing number of kids at increasingly younger ages are engaging in online social networking today-a development that is leading to a surge of news stories, media attention, and economic investment.....scholars Sara Grimes and Deborah Fields argue that these shifts in usage and public discussion demand a better understanding of the ways that social networking sites mediate kids’ socializing and the opportunities and limits they place on kids’ participation, particularly for young children." -The Joan Ganz Cooney Center
Social networking begins the minute a child learns to swipe a screen. We can't ignore the implications of this.
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CrayonCreatures is the invention of Bernat Cuni, a Spanish designer working in Barcelona with a focus on emerging 3D printing applications
Very cool idea. It's still expensive ($150 for a 4 inch figurine), but you can see where this idea is going....Check out the gallery.
Facebook is starting to show its age, according to a recent survey of younger social media users. The shocker? Tumblr was the most popular network, beating out not only Facebook, but also its newly acquired image-sharing site, Instagram.
If you have or hang with any teens or tweens you probably already know this. ; )
The Most Innovative in Children’s Technology to be honored on Thursday, January 10 at the 2013 International CES® in Las Vegas.
Jenkins explains how "transmedia encourages additive comphrension."
'Like any other kind of storytelling, transmedia is something which can be done well or badly. You can be attentive to the possibilities of expanding a story in new directions or you can simply slap a logo on something and pretend like it’s part of the same franchise. Transmedia can be enriching or exploitative, can be motivated by the crudest of economic motives or shaped by the most cutting edge learning science. But, when transmedia is done well, it creates a deeply engaging, immersive experience, which multiplies the number of learning opportunities"
Sunday 14th April 2013 | QEII Conference Centre | London Now in its fifth year The Digital Minds Conference has become a must-attend precursor to the
Conference hashtag #DigiConf13
Amazon is cracking down on a policy that allows blogs and websites to earn money when users download free ebooks through their affiliate links. That means big changes in the ways that some self-published ebooks are promoted online.
For independent publishers of children's and young adult stories...
UC Berkeley students in the School of Information are collaborating to enhance the efficiency of e-books in the hopes of revolutionizing the accessibility of information among the general public an...
I believe books in browsers on the web using #html5 will continue to revolutionize the. Publishing industry.
The AR News app enables kids to use their smartphones to reveal more kid-friendly versions of articles in the Tokyo Shimbun.
Interesting way to get kids involved with digital citizenship.
Narratives and interactive experiences developed across different media platforms—each of which contributes something unique and valuable to the
Supporting Inter-Disciplnary.Net for their focus on Transmedia Storytelling.
I'd love to see more kids involved in after school hacking. Check out the three 45 minute lesson plans.
Touch screen technology is revolutionizing interactive digital experiences for children. No longer do our little ones need to wait to learn to navigate a mouse or press keyboard keys in order to access a host of interactive content designed for them.
Great place to start when you are building an app for kids. Watch where you place the hotspots!
Interesting to see how creators use different tools in creating these "linear" vs non-linear book experiences.
Scholastic has announced the fall 2013 launch of Spirit Animals, the company's first multi-platform series in the fantasy genre.
This is will interesting to watch unfold given they've created a storyworld first.
The Japanese videogame giant Namco Bandai is giving the freemium model a try with their new Web comics site, ShiftyLook.