Some of the Best Learning Happens Where You’d Least Expect

August 22, 2014
10:00 am - 11:00 am PST
By Connected Learning Alliance

What kind of learning takes place when students have the opportunity to explore real interests & problems, especially through playing in out-of-school environments?

Friday, August 22 from 10-11am PT (1-2pm ET), this realtime chat took place with Stephen Brown — the documentarian behind films such as +Edutopia’s “Education Everywhere” series, and “Is School Enough?”

This webinar was part of a month-long series called “Cultivating Global, Entrepreneurial Learners in the Networked Age.” Check out all the details at http://bit.ly/entrepreneuriallearning

From this Series:

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During the broadcast, the conversation also took place on Twitter using the hashtag #connectedlearning.

Guests for this webinar included:

  • Stephen Brown – President of Mobile Digital Arts, which uses film and video to advocate for innovative educational practices, digital media programs, and 21st century approaches to learning. He is the creator of the documentaries “Is School Enough?” and “Digital Media: New Learners of the 21st Century.”
  • Monika Hardy – Works with youth in Loveland, Colorado, encouraging self-directed learning that blurs the intersection of city and school
  • Alex Gilliam – Director and Founder of Public Workshop in Philadelphia, which creates uniquely engaging opportunities for youth and their communities to shape the design of their cities
  • Nikhil Goyal – 19-year-old activist, author of a forthcoming book on alternative education (Doubleday/2015), and one of Forbes’ “30 Under 30”

Resources for this webinar:

Photos/Edutopia.org

#ConnectedLearning Discussion on Twitter

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