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 →

Beware: Data On the Loose…

pic by bixentro on Flickr, CC BY, 2.0 P2PU is proud to announce that we have just put our very first data release up on the web for free sharing and reuse. This release was created with the help of our brilliant collaborators June Ahn, Sarah Ann Webster, and Brian Butler  from the Center for the Advanced… Continue Reading →

Peer What? A discussion about Peer Learning

We’ve got a special edition of the P2PU Community Call coming up this Thursday 3rd April, at 8AM US Pacific Time. We’re going to be talking Peer Learning this week – what it means, why it’s important, and how we do it. As preparation, please start by reading this: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peer_learning – an oldie, but a good… Continue Reading →

Priorities for P2PU: Our Strategic Plan

Over the last few months we’ve been reflecting a lot on who we are and what we do.  At our annual face-to-face meeting in 2013, we took some time to refine this – think about what we’re good at, what’s been working for our community, and what we want to do next. Since then, we’ve… Continue Reading →

The Great Peer Learning Pyramid Scheme

This is a re-post of a piece Philipp wrote for DMLCentral… I often get asked questions like these: Does peer learning really work? Don’t we need experts to learn from? Can the (proverbially) blind really lead the blind? Those are good questions and I will get back to them in a second. Then, there is… Continue Reading →