Posts By: rebeccakahn

How P2PU Became a Totally Open Org

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  About six months ago we put out a search for a new Executive Director. Our ED Philipp Schmidt, took a position at the MIT Media Lab, which required transitioning from  a hands-on ED to a more advisory (although no less involved) role. In theory, Executive Directors oversee fundraising and set the agenda of the… Continue Reading →

Ch-ch-changes… to our community call

All things change at some point or another. And this week, one of the great constants in our topsy-turvey world has shifted. Hold on to your seats, good people of the open web: P2PU community call has shifted from Thursdays to Tuesdays. Shocking. But before you freak about too much change – the call still… Continue Reading →

School of Open gets a facelift, plus other news

This is a reblog of the latest announcement by School of Open. You can take a look at their swanky new website and blog here   Since our last comprehensive update, the School of Open has been creating new courses, planning continent-wide launches, conducting research, and making itself over. New Web Space We have a new… Continue Reading →

When it all matches up…


This past weekend, I spend a rainy Saturday at the Barbican in Central London, at a Wikimania fringe event on Free Culture. The Barbican, for those who are unfamiliar, is the largest performing arts centre in Europe, as well as being part of the Barbican Estate, a futurist vision of Brutalist architecture which contains a public… Continue Reading →

Make Learning Connected #CLMOOC Open for Signup

Our good friend Karen Fasimpaur is working with Educator Innovator, the National Writing Project, and a team of talented folks on the second iteration of their wonderful Connected Learning MOOC, or #clmooc to those in the know Sign ups are now open for Making Learning Connected 2014. Making Learning Connected (#clmooc) is a collaborative, knowledge-building and sharing experience through Educator Innovator open to anyone interested in making,… Continue Reading →

Learn how to talk to your fridge…

  P2PU is delighted to announce that, along with our brilliant collaborators, we’re launching the School of the Internet of Things. The Internet of Things is a new landscape where our daily objects and environments are connected to the Internet. This scenario offers lots of exciting capabilities and opportunities to discover our world in a… Continue Reading →

Make the Web with P2PU and Mozilla

Starting Monday, May 12th, P2PU and Mozilla will be offering online training and professional development as part of our commitment to help educators and others teach web literacy. Webmaker Training is for teachers, informal educators, developers, designers and Mozilla community members to make and learn together, in an effort to create a more web literate… Continue Reading →