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Resources & innovative ideas using cross-media/transmedia storytelling methods in children's publishing & Maker Education. Focus on Empathy & web/digital literacy as social engagement
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Transmedia and the Publishing Industry by Simon Staffans | Digital Book World

Transmedia and the Publishing Industry by Simon Staffans | Digital Book World | Transmedia 4 Kids | Scoop.it
The opportunities are many, and transmedia and publishing can go hand in hand.
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Professor Seymour Papert

Professor Seymour Papert | Transmedia 4 Kids | Scoop.it
Today Papert is considered the world's foremost expert on how technology can provide new ways to learn. He has carried out educational projects on every continent, some of them in remote villages in developing countries. He is a participant in developing the most influential cutting-edge opportunities for children to participate in the digital world. He serves on the advisory boards for MaMaMedia Inc. (whose founder, Idit Harel, was once a doctoral student of his at MIT) and of the LEGO Mindstorms product line (which was named after Papert's seminal book Mindstorms: Children, Computers and Powerful Ideas).
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MaMaMedia.com - THE place for Kids on the Net

MaMaMedia.com - THE place for Kids on the Net | Transmedia 4 Kids | Scoop.it
A little imagination leads to big fun at MaMaMedia.com. Create cartoons, play challenging games, make wacky creatures, paint digital pictures, design and send animated cards and more. (created by Idit Harel, one of Papert's doctoral students at MIT-1998!)
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Storytelling, Creativity, and the New Frontier of Digital Play

Storytelling, Creativity, and the New Frontier of Digital Play | Transmedia 4 Kids | Scoop.it
The New Frontier of Digital Play/TOONTASTIC
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Electric Company - Prankster Planet

http://pbskids.org/electriccompany/pranksterplanet/
"a hip portal into the world of literacy"
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Transmedia Collection | Digital Is ...

Transmedia Collection | Digital Is ... | Transmedia 4 Kids | Scoop.it
A collection of transmedia articles written by Laura Fleming.
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Kids Read Comics!

Kids Read Comics! | Transmedia 4 Kids | Scoop.it
Kids Read Comics Celebration 2011 was an awesome event, with hundreds of kids and adults taking part in a spectacular couple of days’ worth of fun and exploration of the world of comics.
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Apps Bring Past, Present and Future Into Focus

Apps Bring Past, Present and Future Into Focus | Transmedia 4 Kids | Scoop.it
A few new apps will tell you what used to be nearby, or even what might have been nearby — less practical but often thoroughly satisfying experiences.
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Welcome to Monsterville < What’s on < Discover

Welcome to Monsterville < What’s on < Discover | Transmedia 4 Kids | Scoop.it
Discover is a hands-on interactive story trail in Stratford, East London E15, where young minds can play, explore, make up new characters and create their own special tales. Discover is about story-building - making stories together.
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Demibooks to Guest Host 7/17 #storyappchat! | #storyappchat

Demibooks to Guest Host 7/17 #storyappchat! | #storyappchat | Transmedia 4 Kids | Scoop.it
Go Rafiq!
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The Animatronics Workshop

The Animatronics Workshop | Transmedia 4 Kids | Scoop.it
The Animatronics Workshop is an on-going experiment to have kids create complete robotic shows! In this site, you will find lots of information that will help you create your own animatronic shows, or better yet, start your own animatronics program at your school.
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A Novel Approach to Supporting an Indie

A Novel Approach to Supporting an Indie | Transmedia 4 Kids | Scoop.it
Gearing up for the release of his latest graphic novel for kids, Sidekicks, author-illustrator Dan Santat developed a scheme to support his local independent bookstore through pre-order sales.
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Storytelling Gets an Upgrade: Reach Out and Touch It | Digital Book World

Storytelling Gets an Upgrade: Reach Out and Touch It | Digital Book World | Transmedia 4 Kids | Scoop.it
In the series of posts, novelist and transmedia storyteller J.C. Hutchins explores innovative narrative techniques unlocked by the iPad's touch- and motion-based features.
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LEGO.com MINDSTORMS : Home

The official home of LEGO MINDSTORMS... (Named after Papert's seminal book Mindstorms: Children, Computers & Powerful Ideas
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q2lwebsite

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Quest to Learn is a school for digital kids. It is a community where students learn to see the world as composed of many different kinds of systems. It is a place to play, invent, grow, and explore.
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Learning Across Silos: An Integrated Approach to the Creativity Crisis

Learning Across Silos: An Integrated Approach to the Creativity Crisis | Transmedia 4 Kids | Scoop.it
Constructionist Learning tools position users as active creators, designers, and builders of content and knowledge as opposed to passive recipients. Through this creative experience children work in a more iterative way by "debugging" and "modding" their creations, often discovering surprising concepts and solutions.
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About | Gametuned - Gamification Solutions

Major TV networks such as ABC, CBS and NBC, as well as film studios Warner Bros and Twentieth Century Fox are embracing gamification to create transmedia experiences using game mechanics to increase and sustain engagement.
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PBS Kids – Transmedia and Gamification Enhanced Edutainment | Gametuned - Gamification Solutions

PBS Kids The Electric Company is a TV show, an online destination and a community outreach experience that offers 6-9 year old children a hip portal into the...
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Tron: Legacy

Tron: Legacy | Transmedia 4 Kids | Scoop.it
wow! HTML5
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Educational Software | Teaching with Comics | Bitstrips for Schools

Educational Software | Teaching with Comics | Bitstrips for Schools | Transmedia 4 Kids | Scoop.it
Bring comics to the classroom with educational software that helps students create, share and collaborate on comics - without drawing a line. Use Bitstrips for Schools to teach reading comprehension, writing and digital literacy.
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Childstats.gov - America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2011 - Introduction

Childstats.gov - America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2011 - Introduction | Transmedia 4 Kids | Scoop.it
America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2011 is a compendium of indicators depicting both the promises and the challenges confronting our Nation's young people. The report, the 15th in an ongoing series, presents 41 key indicators on important aspects of children's lives.
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Write4Kids TV: Children's Book Apps Made Easy

From http://write4kids.tv, an interview with Karen Robertson, author of "The Author's Guide to Book Apps". Karen explains how any writer can easily and inexp...
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Children's publishing "haemorrhaging talent" | The Bookseller

Children's publishing "haemorrhaging talent" | The Bookseller | Transmedia 4 Kids | Scoop.it
Book Publishing Industry News. Regular news updates from The Bookseller's news desk.
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Scholastic Store SoHo | A must-see destination for kids of all ages

Scholastic Store SoHo | A must-see destination for kids of all ages | Transmedia 4 Kids | Scoop.it
The Scholastic Store, located in SoHo, New York City is a unique space that elicits gasps and giggles from even the most sophisticated shoppers.
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TEDxHalifax - Evan Jones - Belief is not Binary

Stitch Media partner Evan Jones, is a two-time Emmy Award® winner whose innovative work on interactive content for primetime television, radio, web, mobile a...
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