Where learning happens: Highlights from the 2010 annual report

Students as experts: The Mobile Learning Institute at the Smithsonian supports young technology users in their quest to become technology innovators. At the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, teens can create their own learning opportunities as they look at art with new eyes, make connections independently, and work in teams with smart phones and point-and-find technology to research and design interactive games that immerse peers and visitors in collections.

Posted: 13 September 2011
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Alex di Giovanni has been editing The Torch since August 2006. Prior to joining the Smithsonian, she worked as a writer and editor for the National Geographic Society, Plexus Scientific, The Nature Conservancy, The National Foreign Language Center and St. Martin’s Press, among others. She has the best job in the world.