submitted by Gabe Admin on August 24, 2015

Site designer Gabriel Flacks and Dr. Eric Kaldor co-authored an article published in the Journal of Educational Technology Systems (JETS) describing the positive outcomes of using the NewsActivist platform..

Check out the abstract here!

submitted by Gabe Admin on August 24, 2015

Howard Rheingold wrote a lovely article explaining NewsActivist in the summer of 2015. 

Check it out!



submitted by Gabe Admin on January 30, 2014
Four journal articles will be published in early 2014, each describing how providing students access to a global network of student writers at has had positive pedagogical impacts.  We will provide links to the articles here as soon as possible!
Flacks, G. and Eric Kaldor(in press) "Facilitating Globally Networked Courses with Student Blogs, Social Networks, and Collaborative Pedagogy." Canadian International Journal of Social Science and Education. June 2014
submitted by Gabe Admin on December 24, 2013

Site founder Gabriel Flacks, Humanities Department Coordinator at Champlain College, Saint Lambert, and his collaborative teaching partner, Eric Kaldor, Sociology Professor, SUNY Brockport, presented at the fifth SUNY Center for Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) conference. They spoke about their experience using as a medium for collaborative student writing and the positive outcomes of their pedagogical approach. The video is viewable below

submitted by Gabe Admin on December 12, 2013

Hi from Gabe Admin!

New features have just been enabled at