Topic: Connected Learning

Make Learning Relevant: Betsy Corcoran

Betsy Corcoran - Founder and CEO of EdSurge, an education technology information resource and community - shares her insights on how edtech is being leveraged to inspire students to engage in interest-driven...

Make Learning Relevant: Ever Evolving

This artwork was created as part of the Connected Learning Alliance's Make Learning Relevant campaign. Over the last century our education system has barely changed, yet our world has drastically changed. If...

Make Learning Relevant: Mark Surman

Mark Surman - Executive Director of the Mozilla Foundation - explains how the principles of Connected Learning power the 'Webmaker' and 'Web Literacy' work Mozilla is leading. "We can actually show that...

Make Learning Relevant: Shared Purpose

This artwork was created as part of the Connected Learning Alliance's Make Learning Relevant campaign. Shared Purpose is 1 of Connected Learning's 3 Design Principles, along with Production-Centered and Openly Networked. The...

Make Learning Relevant-Constance Steinkuehler

Constance Steinkuehler - Associate Professor at University of Wisconsin-Madison, and Co-Director of the Games+Learning+Society center - explains how games can act as "trojan horses" for interest-driven learning. "Video games are incredibly well-designed...

Make Learning Relevant: Peer-Supported

This artwork was created as part of the Connected Learning Alliance's Make Learning Relevant campaign. Peer-Supported is 1 of Connected Learning's 3 Learning Principles, along with Interest-Powered and Academically Oriented. Learning in...

Make Learning Relevant: Katie Salen

Katie Salen - Professor in the School of Computing & Digital Media at DePaul University, and Co-Founder of the Institute of Play - provides insight on why it's so important to provide...

Make Learning Relevant: Connecting Interests

This artwork was created as part of the Connected Learning Alliance's Make Learning Relevant campaign. Katie Salen is a Professor in the School of Computing & Digital Media at DePaul University, and...

Make Learning Relevant: Michael Levine

Michael Levine - Founding Director of the Joan Ganz Cooney Center - shares his thoughts on the need for connecting in-school and out-of-school learning. "We're not investing nearly enough in bridging the...

Make Learning Relevant: Enrichment Gap

This artwork was created as part of the Connected Learning Alliance's Make Learning Relevant campaign. The enrichment gap -- the distance between spending by low-income and high-income parents on our of school...

Make Learning Relevant: Centuries Colliding

This artwork was created as part of the Connected Learning Alliance's Make Learning Relevant campaign. Formal education is just one of several nodes on a young learner's entire network of learning. Connected...

Make Learning Relevant: Jackie Gerstein

In honor of National Teacher Appreciation Day 2014, today's podcast is a chat with Jackie Gerstein - a graduate-level education teacher, and educational technology advocate - about leveraging today's digital media tools...

Make Learning Relevant: Amy Eshleman

Amy Eshleman - Program Leader for Education at the Urban Library Council - gives us an inside look at Learning Labs: spaces within libraries & museums whose learning programs utilize Connected Learning...

Make Learning Relevant: #ConnectedLearning

This artwork was created as part of the Connected Learning Alliance's Make Learning Relevant campaign. When learners can: (1) develop their interests in a production-centered, openly networked environment, (2) in tandem with...

Make Learning Relevant: Jeff Sturges

Jeff Sturges - co-founder of the Mt. Elliott Makerspace in Detroit and the hackerspace OmniCorpDetroit - illustrates the power of hands-on learning and open networking within makerspaces. "I'd like to see makerspaces...