From software tools to facilitation guides, these toolkits have everything a librarian needs to run their own Learning Circle, a lightly facilitated study group for learners who want to take online courses with their peers in a community space. This resource is brought to you by Peer to Peer University (P2PU), an Educator Innovator partner, and leverages the Connected Learning principles.
Posts Tagged: online learning
Connected Courses, a free open online learning experience that starts September 15th, is designed to get educators ready to teach open, connected courses no matter what kind of higher-ed institution they’re working in. The 12-week course will focus on how blended learning, openness, and collaboration can improve practices and allow for the development of new and […]
Net Neutrality, the principle that all online content or data, regardless of who creates it or receives it, should be given equal footing by Internet Service Providers – which was a founding principle of the Internet – is currently under threat by a recent court ruling. As a result of that ruling, policymakers are considering […]
New research from the 2014 edition of America After 3PM, the most comprehensive household survey of how students in America spend their after school hours, shows that summer learning programs are strongly supported by parents and that participation in summer learning programs is on the rise. According to the survey of nearly 14,000 families: Eighty-six […]
After a Department of Education kick-off at the Reimagining Education Conference and initial practitioner learning opportunities by partners Scratch, the Afterschool Alliance, and Mozilla Webmakers, the Summer of Making and Connecting kicks into even higher gear with the launch of Maker Party 2013 and the Making Learning Connected mooc on June 15. Maker Party consists […]
Have fun learning new web making skills as you explore the Connected Learning framework in NWP’s massive open online collaboration — or mooc. It’s not a course—there are no quizzes or papers, only creative opportunities to make and share while exploring the Connected Learning design principles and hearing from amazing educators who have used them to push […]
Based on November’s National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), Camp NaNoWriMo provides online support, tracking tools, and hard deadlines— all with the goal of helping participants draft of a novel in a month… specifically, the month of July. If you sign on, you will join 20,000 other novelists around the world as we write some perhaps-awful, but definitely […]
This summer roughly 2,000 educators will be spending their summer vacation sharing their practices, exploring theory and research, writing together…in public. You can read along with them and try some projects yourself with NWP’s E-Anthology.