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Kyle Sykes

Mycelium. Agile Learning Center at Manhattan Free School. We are a team of educators, entrepreneurs, and social change agents who are building and sharing Agile Learning Centers -- a 21st Century model of education.

Agile Learning Center at Manhattan Free School

Hey Agile Learners! Does this sound familiar? Long, slow, boring hours wasted in school with someone trying to make you learn something irrelevant and uninteresting, yet when the need to know about it arose in your life, you quickly and easily learned what you needed to know from any handy information source. If so, you're probably an agile learner. In fact, it seems like most people start out being agile learners, and have the capacity to identify what they need to learn when they need to learn it. Did you know it's possible to organize your whole education this way? Introducing Agile Learning Centers Best practices of Agile Software Development meets the wisdom of Collective Intelligence meetsthe magic of Self-Directed Learning Agile Software Development Collective Intelligence Self-Directed Learning 1. 2. 3. Kyle Sykes (ErgoFlows) MEDIAZONE...

The Visionary Commons. We’ve been enculturated to think of economics as a cold, boring, academic subject devoid of connection to humanity’s heart and soul.

The Visionary Commons

In fact it is intimately connected and potentially one of the most juicy, alive, rich ways of understanding and evolving our humanity, our purpose and our future. Economics is one of the most essential fields of agreements on how we hold our collective self-image, how we develop our collective self esteem. It is how we agree to take care of each other – how we hold every other human being on the planet in relationship. It holds the promise of manifesting a system of intrinsic love, social justice and caring into society. And it can embody a way of right relationship with the Earth.

To start to understand a new paradigm for economics, money and value and how we interact with the world, I invite you to “spend” some time with these videos. Many more to come soon! First Charles Eisenstein captures the essence of new paradigm economics in this 12 minute video: Video: Emerging Leader Labs Wrap-up. The 6-week seed project for the Emerging Leader Labs has now come to a close.

Video: Emerging Leader Labs Wrap-up

Above is the final video in a series produced by participant Ben Brownell, providing a glimpse into the happenings on Open House day, where the local community in Chatham was invited to ELL to find out what the initiative is all about and to meet the makers. It’s been fun for me to bring a bit of attention to this worthy initiative during its early stages, and to have had the chance to spend time with the source team and participants who worked hard to get this vision grounded into reality. I’ll be moving on now to some exciting new projects for the fall, but will keep an eye out for what happens next at the ELL! Below are a few links to the participant projects, in case you’d like to follow their development.

Gameshifting – Kyle Sykes Culture Craft - Connor Turland theMAKE – Pritha RaySircar Beauty Mirror – Rubén Alvarado COMMON StoryWorks – Benjamin Brownell Reality Sandwich blog – Emory Mort. TheFreeSpace4D #DeepWealth w/Editorial.

The Glass Bead Game #DreamBank

NEW CURRENCY. Pearltrees Tutorials (HELLO!) - The FreeSpacer.