Tools for Supporting Digital Citizenship and Digital Literacy

Digital citizenship and digital literacy are intrinsically related. Both concepts complement each other and are essential to understanding issues of social inclusion and equity in a rapidly changing digital world. In order to participate, learn, and navigate the networked communication environment we need to develop a particular set of skills and sociocultural practices related to […]

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Bogota’s Ciclovia: An Experiment in Democratic Use of Public Space

Every Sunday part of Bogota’s transit network transforms into a non-motor vehicle system. Instead of cars and buses, more than 100 kms of streets are filled with cyclists, rollers, skaters, joggers, and walkers of all ages, social classes, and races. In one of the most interesting expressions of democracy that has happened in Colombia, the […]

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Technology and Education in Latin America: the TELA initiative

As the digital age evolves learning and education continue to experiment major transformations. These areas have been at the cusp of major social, economic, and cultural changes and at the center of government policies related to digital inclusion. Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) like the Internet, networked mobile devices, and personal computers have transformed and are […]

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