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Leading Equity

Oct 1, 2018

About James Gee

James Paul Gee is the Mary Lou Fulton Presidential Professor of Literacy Studies and a Regents’ Professor at Arizona State University.  He is an elected member of the National Academy of Education.  He works in the areas of linguistics, literacy, learning, and digital.  Among many other books he is the author of What Video Games Have to Teach Us About Learning and Literacy.

Show Highlights

  • Young people's most powerful learning opportunities can be found online
  • Affinity spaces
  • Why humans flourish when they can find a passion for meaning
  • How teachers can use affinity spaces to help teaching and learning
  • Considering equity and access to affinity spaces
  • Some of the challenges of online affinity spaces

Connect with Jim

Affinity spaces: How young people live and learn online and out of school

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