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Steinhardt and Indiana University Team Up to Explore "Lifewide Learning" Phenomenon in New York City Children


Children today are learning in-school and out-of-school, online and offline, 24 hours a day, and seven days a week. They are “lifewide” learners.

Steinhardt and Indiana University Team Up to Explore "Lifewide Learning" Phenomenon in New York City Children


Children today are learning in-school and out-of-school, online and offline, 24 hours a day, and seven days a week. They are “lifewide” learners. Indiana University (IU) and New York University’s Steinhardt School have announced a $350,000 grant from the Hive Digital Media Learning Fund in The New York Community Trust to study this socio-educational phenomenon.

“Hive Research Lab: Investigating and Supporting Hive NYC as a Regional Learning Ecosystem” is a two-year research collaboration between the institutions that will serve as an applied research arm for a system of out-of-school learning providers called Mozilla Hive NYC Learning Network. The two universities will share innovative practices to help design extended experiences for youth.

“This project will work to create the first R&D 500

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