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Pottermore: the latest verdict on JK Rowling's web wonderland

Pottermore: the latest verdict on JK Rowling's web wonderland | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Our Pottermore correspondent, Shoshana Kessler, reports on the latest additions to JK Rowling's magical online world, from Cornish pixies to crashing browsers...
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Pottermore opens its doors for all, JK Rowling announces

Pottermore opens its doors for all, JK Rowling announces | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Harry Potter welcomes all-comers to long-delayed interactive wizarding site with millions expected to fly in after official launch...

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Pottermore opens its doors to 1 million fans

Pottermore opens its doors to 1 million fans | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

For 7 days, the Internet users answered riddles on the site to find “the magic feather”: the virtual object that opened their access to the internet portal.

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The Pottermore Special Edition

The Pottermore Special Edition | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
A quick roundup of the major issues and themes surrounding media and industry discussion of J.K.
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Pottermore goes back to school with new content

Pottermore goes back to school with new content | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Hannah Nepil:  "JK Rowling's online Harry Potter universe Pottermore provides new schoolbooks and spells for fans, including an interactive version of the Chamber of Secrets" ...

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Pottermore finally vanquishes technical obstacles to open access

Pottermore finally vanquishes technical obstacles to open access | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Frustrated Harry Potter fans have finally received the news they have been waiting for: JK Rowling's much-delayed Pottermore website is set to open to all comers in early April, with ebooks due out around the same time...


And, for those who are interested in how the Harry Potter books help understand contemporary education, you should read Henry Jenkins' series of articles, Teaching Harry Potter: An Interview with Catherine Belcher and Becky Herr-Stephenson


On Catherine Belcher and Becky Herr- Shepardson's Teaching Harry Potter: The Power of Imagination in the Multicultural Classroom, Henry Jenkins says, "The two writers move back and forth between a nuanced reading of J.K. Rowling's books which considers how they represent the value of education, detailed accounts of what teachers have been doing with the books as they adapt them for a range of multicultural classes, and big picture considerations of educational policy and pedagogical practice. You can learn more about this book and its authors on Teaching Harry Potter's official website and on the authors' blog."

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Pottermore: A first look inside Harry Potter's digital world

Pottermore: A first look inside Harry Potter's digital world | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
First million users enrol at digital Hogwarts, learning from new content by JK Rowling...
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Pottermore: Expert Explains How Harry Potter's Website Will Transform Storytelling

Pottermore: Expert Explains How Harry Potter's Website Will Transform Storytelling | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
UPDATE: This is what Pottermore goers found in the early hours of July 31: "Those of you who would like the chance to gain early access to Pottermore must find The Magical Quill, and then submit your registration details.
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