Why Hasn’t Creative Play Equalized Educational Opportunity?

How racism defines which students are seen as creative, and which students are seen as threats

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LEGO WeDo. Photo by Noratheone
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Is Technology the Great Equalizer in Education?

Bourdieu and the school pipeline for upward mobility

schools reproduce the status quo through “discipline” — institutional processes that internalize norms in students about their creative worth and job prospects

How Schools and Teachers Interpret Youth Play

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Digital Play as Essential, Threatening, or Irrelevant to Learning

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How do different teacher responses influence student participation online?

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To learn more, see Matt Rafalow’s new book: Digital Divisions: How Schools Create Inequality in the Tech Era

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Citizen social science to improve digital life & hold tech accountable. Assistant Prof, Cornell. citizensandtech.org Prev: Princeton, MIT. Guatemalan-American

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