Social media has become a powerful tool for activists and organizers to spread their message, stay informed, and build connections. Here, we’ve listed a number of core concepts for activists in the digital age to reflect on.
Non-fans don’t understand obsessions with boy bands or fake stories about witches and wizards. But what does it feel like to be a fan?
Actress Emma Watson, known for her role as Hermione in the Harry Potter movies, told the United Nations this week that she is unabashedly a feminist. Even though the word, she said, has become associated with being too aggressive and even unattractive.
What if your extracurricular activities weren’t just extra but a part of your academics too? New thinking on education intends to bring students’ interests into the classroom. It’s called Connected Learning and promotes the idea that students will excel in school if what they are learning is relevant to their lives, experiences, and passions. This plan is spelled out in a new report, by Mimi Ito, the research director of the Digital Media and Learning Hub at the University of Ca. Irvine.