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The Internet of Toys: A Posthuman and Multimodal Analysis of Connected Play

by Jackie Marsh
This article reports on a study of the role and nature of play in young childrenís use of toys that connect physical and digital domains.
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Virtual Convergence: Exploring Culture and Meaning in Playscapes

by Sandra Schamroth Abrams, Jennifer Rowsell & Guy Merchant
This introductory article provides an overview of the special issue and addresses digital practices and cultures. Combining conceptualizations by Huizinga and Appadurai, authors suggest that playscapes help to support expanded examinations and discussions of entangled meaning making across space and time.
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Book Reviews

Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Education: Designing Networks That Transform Schools

by Martin Scanlan, Cristina Hunter, & Elizabeth R. Howard
reviewed by Charmion B. Rush


Outside Money in School Board Elections: The Nationalization of Education Politics

by Jeffrey R. Henig, Rebecca Jacobsen, & Sarah Reckhow
reviewed by Jessica G. Rigby & David Knight


Debates in the Digital Humanities 2019

by Matthew K. Gold & Lauren F. Klein
reviewed by Mary F. Rice


Moving Up without Losing Your Way: The Ethical Costs of Upward Mobility

by Jennifer M. Morton
reviewed by Heather E. Price


Design Thinking in Schools: A Leaderís Guide to Collaborating for Improvement

by John B. Nash
reviewed by Danah Henriksen


Education researchers Sandra Schamroth Abrams, Jennifer Rowsell & Guy Merchant discuss their co-authored article, Virtual Convergence: Exploring Culture and Meaning in Playscapes. Watch and discuss this episode on Vialogues.


Affirmative Action: Itís Time to Include Socioeconomic Status

by Brian J. Oh, Heather Hong & Emily Park
Court cases such as Students For Fair Admissions v. Harvard (2019) and Fisher v. University of Texas (2016) have brought around tensions around the practice of affirmative action. Time and time again, affirmative actionís use of race in the admissions process has been deemed appropriate from the U.S. Supreme Court. While this is the case, news outlets throughout the political gamut and over the years such as CNN, Fox News, and PBS have weighed their support on socioeconomic status being considered as a factor in the college admissions process.

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