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Brigid Barron

Brigid Barron is Associate Professor of the Learning Sciences in Stanford University’s School of Education and directs the YouthLAB research group.

Titles by This Author

Cultivating Digital Media Citizenship in Urban Communities

The popular image of the “digital native"—usually depicted as a technically savvy and digitally empowered teen—is based on the assumption that all young people are equally equipped to become innovators and entrepreneurs. Yet young people in low-income communities often lack access to the learning opportunities, tools, and collaborators (at school and elsewhere) that help digital natives develop the necessary expertise.