Things to read/look into:
– Barron (2004), Learning ecologies for technological fluency. Also came up with this incredible timeline that represented students’ sites of tech engagement and their activity path through those sites. Would be perfect expansion on the techno-bio thing.
– critical place-based theory and pedagogy: mentioned in session talk by Roger Tlusty and Katharine Rhoades, as based on a talk given by David Gruenwald at AERA last year (hometowns produce and teach in particular ways)
– design-based research, Roy Pea