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A Makerspace is simply a place people can go to get the training, tools, and camaraderie to start turning their ideas into physical things. The Missoula Public Library MakerSpace will provide 6 stations for users to learn about a variety of tools and techniques. For a short video explaining the basics, please click here to access a KPAX news clip! Our four initial areas of study and creativity are electronics on the Arduino and Raspberry Pi platforms, 3D scanning and printing, sewing, and scrapbooking. For students: Classes are free.They are advertised in our monthly newsletter and most will fill up quickly. For teachers: We are asking people with various MakerSpace-type skills to volunteer as instructors in this MakerSpace. What do we have in the MPL MakerSpace? We also have 6 work stations each with the following equipment: Current Classes: Call 721-2665 for more information and to register.

PBS: Public Broadcasting Service. Not Old School: Architecture in Support of Learning. Vsdintro.pdf. Innovation Gallery « Reclaim Open Learning. This gallery showcases the entrants to, and winners of, the Reclaim Open Learning Challenge – an effort to surface innovators who are building the future of higher ed using technology and practices that are open like the web.

Innovation Gallery « Reclaim Open Learning

Although the contest officially closed August 2, 2013, we will continue documenting ongoing innovation in this area, so please submit yours! The following five projects were chosen by a distinguished panel of judges including Cathy Davidson (HASTAC), Joi Ito (MIT), Nishant Shah (Luneborg University and Center for Internet and Society, Bangalore), Audrey Watters (techno-badgerings), Dan Atkins (University of Michigan), Caroline Woolard (Artist), and Paul Kim (Stanford University). Winners received a $2000 honorarium and were invited to present at a summit on Reclaiming Open Learning at UC Irvine on September 26-27, 2013. DS106: Enabling Open, Public, Participatory Learning. Digital Storytelling 106--better known as "ds106"--sprouted in 2010 as a computer science class on digital storytelling at University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Virginia.

DS106: Enabling Open, Public, Participatory Learning

Founded by Jim Groom, educational technology consultant Alan Levine, and instructional technologists Martha Burtis & Tom Woodward, ds106 has evolved into a model for all instructors and students who aspire to experience, explore, and extend connected learning. Even before ds106 officially launched, instructors and students collaborated to grow the course into an interest-powered learning community with pop culture as its subject matter. It is peer-supported to the point where students make up their own assignments. The assignments are academically oriented toward web rhetorics and an examination of the nature of all disciplines in an age of digital media. The A.K. Rice Institute. The methodology and approach of group relations study supported by the A.K.

The A.K. Rice Institute

Rice Institute is primarily based in the work of British psychoanalyst Wilfred R. Bion and subsequent developments in the late 20th century. Convinced of the importance of considering not only the individual but also the group of which the individual is a member, in the late 1940s Bion conducted a series of small study groups at London’s Tavistock Institute of Human Relations. Center for the Study of Groups and Social Systems. Connected Learning. Connected Learning. About - Hive NYC. Over the last five years, Mozilla Hive NYC Learning Network has emerged as a dynamic force for learning and engagement.

About - Hive NYC

A thriving collaboration with 55 member organizations across the city, Hive NYC has engaged more than 20,000 youth in Connected Learning experiences through funded programs and public events. Hive NYC is comprised of 55 non-profit organizations such as museums, libraries, code clubs, advocacy groups, higher education institutions, afterschool programs and tech start-ups. Together, they create equitable and accessible opportunities for young people to explore their interests and gain skills that prepare them for success in the information age.

The ongoing commitment and contributions of Hive NYC members enable the network to pursue its mission and impact the lives of young people. Unschool Adventures. Arequipa, Peru – South America 2011 Unschool Adventures leads international trips and U.S.

Unschool Adventures

-based educational programs for self-directed young adults, ages 14-21. Each of our trips builds the skills, experience, and self-confidence that a young person needs to transition into independent adulthood. Our trips typically enroll unschoolers, but you need not be an unschooler to join. Homeschoolers, alternative school students, high school students, and the avowedly non-labeled are welcome to apply. When you join Unschool Adventures, you’ll walk away with new friends, unforgettable memories, and a new sense of what’s possible in your life. Our Philosophy Unschool Adventures originally formed to serve the community of teenage unschoolers. How does the unschooling philosophy shape our leadership?

Within the United States, we offer leadership and creativity programs that offer community-building experiences and directly address the challenges that self-directed learners face on a daily basis. Contents Introduction xix 1 Why We Must Disestablish School 1 2 Phenomenology of School 25 3 Ritualization of Progress 34 4 Institutional Spectrum 52 5 Irrational Consistencies 65.