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Chicago Summer of Learning + iRemix

Something big is happening in Chicago. Mayor Rahm Emanuel has launched a first of its kind initiative, the Chicago Summer of Learning, encouraging youth to engage in more learning activities throughout the summer. The mayor’s office along with the MacArthur Foundation, Mozilla, the Digital Youth Network, University of Chicago and Hive Chicago has worked with over [...]

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iRemix Enabling Arts Learning

The Wallace Foundation recently released a new report from researcher Kylie Peppler of Indiana University examining how technology is creating new opportunities for interest-driven arts learning. It is a great window into how new programs and tools are changing the way young people learn. “Arts may be scarce in many public schools, especially in disadvantaged [...]

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Introducing: iRemix 3.0

We are proud to announce the release of iRemix 3.0! This latest version of the iRemix Social Learning Platform is packed with a ton of new features as well as big improvements in performance and the overall user experience. We’ve been hard at work for over a year on these updates and are excited to [...]

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Introducing iRemix Sharing: Media & Badges

  Revisiting the Walled Garden In order to support safe and focused social learning networks, iRemix has always leaned heavily towards the ‘walled garden’ approach – letting organizations have full control of exactly who has access to their community’s users and content. While we will continue to empower network owners to customize their communities as [...]

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