The Digital Youth Network team will take part in four sessions at the 2015 annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association here in Chicago. We are very proud to participate in discussions focusing on this year’s theme, Toward Justice: Culture, Language, and Heritage in Education Research and Praxis.
Friday April 17, 12:25-1:55 (Sheraton, Fourth Level, Chicago VI & VII) SIG-Learning Sciences Poster Session: Using a Networked Community to Support Equitable Access to Computational Learning: The Digital Divas (Caitlin K. Martin, Denise Nacu, Nichole Pinkard, Ugochi Acholonu).
Saturday April 18, 2:45-4:15pm (Hyatt, West Tower – Green Level, Crystal B) The Digital Exchange Society: The Stories We Tell (Nichole Pinkard, Janeen Lee) Connecting the Threads and Spreading the Innovation: An Invitation to Allied Researchers and Practitioners (Carol Lee, Nichole Pinkard, et al.) In symposium organized by Carol Lee: High School Students as Social Justice Researchers, Connecting Praxis and Theory: A New Generation Emerging.
Saturday April 18, 2:45-4:15pm (Sheraton, Ballroom Level, Sheraton V) Youth Voice in Mentoring (Tené Gray) Designing a Pathway to Support Teen Engagement in Writing (Sybil Madison-Boyd, Jennifer Steele) In HIVE interactive poster session chaired by Kylie Peppler and Chris Hoadley: New Tools, New Voices: Innovations in Understanding and Analyzing Life-Wide Ecologies for Youth Interest-Driven Learning.
Monday April 20, 12:25-1:55 (Sheraton, fourth Level.) Online mobile learning tools, strategies, and mentorship poster session Mentorship in blended spaces: What is the value of f2f mentorship for participation and learning? (Ugochi Acholonu, Caitlin K. Martin, Denise Nacu, Nichole Pinkard).