Topic: Connected Learning

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...

Make Learning Relevant: Re-think Education

This artwork was created as part of the Connected Learning Alliance's Make Learning Relevant campaign. Connected Learning inspires us to re-think what is possible in education. How to leverage the tools of...

Make Learning Relevant: Antero Garcia

Antero Garcia - Assistant Professor in the English department at Colorado State University, and former public high school in South Central Los Angeles - paints us a picture of teachers' roles within...

Make Learning Relevant: Interest-Powered

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

Make Learning Relevant: Test-Taking Factory

This artwork was created as part of the Connected Learning Alliance's Make Learning Relevant campaign. Connected Learning engages students, helping them identify and pursue connections between what they're learning in school and...

Make Learning Relevant: The Core Question

This artwork was created as part of the Connected Learning Alliance's Make Learning Relevant campaign. Connie Yowell is the Director of Education for U.S. Programs at the MacArthur Foundation, which supports the...

Make Learning Relevant: Cathy Davidson

Cathy Davidson - Innovation & Technology scholar, author, and soon-to-be head of The Futures Initiative for the Graduate Center of the City University of New York (CUNY) - shares why education needs...

Make Learning Relevant: Connie Yowell

Connie Yowell, the U.S. Programs Director of Education for the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, explains what it will take to build a learning approach for our times, one that's...