Volume 28, Number 2
Star Apps Lift Learners Through the Clouds
Would political rivals Abraham Lincoln and Stephen A. Douglas tweet about their series of oratorical face-offs?This is an excerpt from the Harvard Education Letter. Subscribers can click here to continue reading this article. Click here to become a subscriber.
They just might.
Today, the commonplace prompt asking classes to write to a leader or historical or literary character is being displaced by online assignments that ask students to inhabit the world they’re studying using social networks anchored in the cloud—aka cyberspace.