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Connected Learning Summit

The 1st annual Connected Learning Summit will take place August 1-3, 2018 at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Media Lab in Cambridge, MA. On alternating years, it will be held at the University of California, Irvine.

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Want to see connected learning in action? Visit, the community center for connected learning that features a weekly webinar series and other resources, all aimed at helping explain the approach and advocating for its adoption in education.

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Open Portfolio Project

Maker Ed’s Open Portfolio Project aims to develop practices for portfolio creation, reflection, sharing, assessment, and technology solutions.

Doing Innovation

Doing Innovation tells the story of millennials navigating today’s knowledge-driven and precarious economy through grit and inventiveness in the face of change.

DML Commons

DML Commons is an open online course that centers on convening community around digital media and learning topics.

You Media Network
YOUmedia Network

The YOUmedia Network Community of Practice is an open community of educators and mentors who share knowledge and collaborate.

Phonar Nation
Phonar Nation

Phonar Nation is a free online photography storytelling class, built and taught on a mobile device.

DML Research Tools
DML Research Tools

This microsite includes instruments that can be used to document youth’s experience of connected learning.

Connected Camps
Connected Camps

Connected Camps provides experiences such as Minecraft camps that foster creativity, problem solving, collaboration and interest-driven learning.

Prepare Youth to Thrive

Hives are a growing constellation of communities worldwide that are championing digital skills and web literacy through connected learning.

Engage Students Now

Educator Innovator blog posts, webinars and MOOCs help educators put Connected Learning practices in play.

Dig Into the Approach

Read “Connected Learning: An Agenda For Research and Design” — the seminal report on Connected Learning.