This week we focus on learning as a social activity. We explore how learning spaces and communities can support people sharing ideas, collaborating on projects, and building on one another's work.
In this video, Mitch Resnick shares strategies for encouraging and supporting peer learning within physical spaces and online communities.Subtitles are available in multiple languages.
Learn more about different ways people can collaborate, and what teaching looks like in a learning community.
Quotes and Questions
From this week’s readings or videos, choose one quote that you found especially intriguing and share a question about it.
What did the quote make you wonder about?
Would you like to meet the LCL team and the rest of the community?
From February 6 to March 13 we are hosting Unhangout calls every Tuesday at 4pm EST.
We’d love to see you there!
You might enjoy these additional materials
Mitch and Philipp discuss peer learning communities, and share examples and strategies to support people learning from each other.Subtitles are available in multiple languages.
Seymour Papert (1980): Mindstorms, Chapter 8
Eric Schilling, 2016 (TedX video)
Ricarose Roque, Natalie Rusk, & Mitchel Resnick (2016)
Ivan Illich (1971): Deschooling Society, Chapter 6
You can get this week’s videos, subtitles, and readings in a single zip file for offline use.