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Hello World

One year ago this month, Youth Radio’s Mobile Action Lab, was at the beginning of a new chapter. The Mobile…

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Curriculum Making 101 (Part 3 of 3)

Now that our team had experimented with piecing together a curriculum in a logical order, our next job was to dive into what a single lesson looks like, and then decide which lessons we wanted to create for our first year of the Innovation Lab’s storytelling curriculum project.

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Curriculum Making 101 (Part 1 of 3)

This is Part One in a series of posts coming out of a Curriculum Bootcamp we held at Youth Radio this fall to introduce a small group of young people to the process of creating learning experiences for peers.

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Brains & Beakers: Toying with Engineering

Two recent Stanford graduates are trying to get more girls interesting in technology — by embedding it in dollhouses. The founders of Roominate, Alice Brooks and Bettina Chen, took the concept of building toys for girls to a whole new level by adding wires and generators.


About the Innovation Lab

Launched in 2013, the Innovation Lab leverages Youth Radio’s top-flight journalism and our track record as one of the first…

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