How To Support Self-Directed Learners: Lessons from P2PU, Khan, NYU & DIY.org

This morning Nathan Maton from the Khan Academy, Alex Ruthmann from NYU and Andrew Sliwinski, co-founder at DIY.org and yours truly came together to discuss scale in online learning and how to support self-directed learners. Our focus for these chats is to learn from each other, so we ended up sharing pointers, tips and experiences from our respective communities. Watch the video (we… 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 →

P2PU @ re:publica 14

P2P’s Delia Browne, one of the co-founders and chair of our board spoke at re:publica this year, on the topic of some of our current and future cool projects – and some of the surprising results that come out of learning by the seat of your pants. You can watch the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PJF3Qm9UAMU  … Continue Reading →