Learning Revolution Upcoming Events

Online Summit Featuring Google in Education | September 6 - 7


Gaming in Ed | September 15 - 19


Connected Librarian Day | October 7


Library 2.014 | October 8 - 9


Global Education Conference V | November 17 - 21

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Welcome to the Learning Revolution.

The technologies of the Internet and the Web are reshaping when, where, and from whom we learn--and even how we think about learning.

The Learning Revolution Project highlights our "conference 2.0" virtual and physical events and those of our over 200 partners in the learning professions. We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds. The Internet is shifting the boundaries of these worlds, and we believe that as they increasingly overlap and integrate these conversations will be critical to framing and preparing for the learning revolution starting to take place.

Our projects have members from 200+ countries and the Learning Revolution newsletter is sent to 130,000 each week. To receive it, please join this network.

Gaming in Ed Keynotes - September 15th - 18th, 2014

Partner Events Calendar


Events in this calendar are shown in Eastern Time (US). A full list of the partner organizations sharing their events in this calendar is HERE.

Weekly Updates

  • September's Volunteer Opportunity. Volunteering at professional events is a great way to make connections in your field (especially for graduate students!), and we are proud to support events that foster these types of collaborative relationships. We'd love your help for our inaugural (and free) Gaming in Ed conference, which begins the week of September 15th. We will have a full day of crowdsourced sessions on Thursday, September 18th, where we could use your help in supporting our presenters. There is a full schedule of amazing sessions on game-based learning topics, and volunteers will be able to connect with these outstanding presenters. Sign up to volunteer at Gaming in Ed!
  • Library 2.014 - October 8th + 9th. We are gearing up for another amazing year of the Library 2.014 Conference. Our founding partners at the San José State University School of Information have lined up excellent Keynote Speakers for this two-day conversation about the future of libraries. Join us on October 8th + 9th to hear from Samantha Adams Becker of New Media Consortium, Phil Bradley the "UK Search Guru", Jonathan Hernández from National Autonomous University of Mexico, Sandra Hirsh of the SJSU iSchool, Helen Partridge from the University of Southern Queensland, Dr. Daisy Selematsela of the National Research Foundation of South Africa, Pam Smith of the Anythink Library, Joyce Valenza from Rutgers University's School of Communication and Information, and Jia Yang from the Shanghai Library. Check out the Conference Schedule to see the list of sessions for this year's conference. We hope that you'll share this opportunity to participate in this free forum designed to foster collaboration and knowledge sharing among information professionals worldwide. Learn more about the conference and how you can get involved at http://library20.com.

Previous weeks' updates can be found in our archive here.

This Week's Featured Recordings

Peter Kowalke from the Alt Ed Film Fest - on "Grown Without Schooling"

Kowalke
http://youtu.be/cUp2iFbF6WQ

Bhawin Suchak from the Alt Ed Film Fest - on "Free to Learn"

Suchak
http://youtu.be/kbyzGACqS8Y

Luba Vangelova from the Homeschool+ Conference - on "An Introduction to Self-Directed Learning"

Vangelova
http://youtu.be/8WyMDvvemXA

For a complete list of Featured Videos, see the archive.

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This Week's Quote

If a child can't learn the way we teach, maybe we should teach the way they learn.
- Ignacio Estrada

PARTNER SPOTLIGHT

Learning Games Lab

The Learning Games Lab specializes in designing and testing educational tools. Our products are research-based and developed for various audiences: youth, college students, the research community, policy makers, or workers in a particular industry. Recent projects include games and animations – several of which are focused on science and math education – a number of food safety initiatives, an interactive virtual laboratory for remote schools, mobile apps, research activities with youth, interactive websites and creative video productions. More information at http://learninggameslab.org/.

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