You’re reading this, so you know that the internet is changing how we learn. In the past five years, my connected learning experiences have empowered me to level up every aspect of my life, particularly in the classroom. Although I’d always been skeptical, more and more I came to appreciate the positive opportunities and outcomes […]
The Learning Renaissance is coming. This is how you can contribute.
Having explored a fairly wide variety of online learning experiences, I’ve observed plenty of wonderful content and ingenious ideas. Unfortunately, I have never seen learning content presented in a comprehensive package – a satisfying learning experience. Fortunately, we’re on the brink of a Learning Renaissance. Read on to learn how it will be organized. The […]
Five Ways To Use Learninate
The social network for learning, Learninate, is a free-to-use platform for sharing knowledge and skills. Anyone can use it, and so here are five examples of people who could find it useful. Private tutor The intimacy of 1:1 or small group tutoring has no substitute. Private teachers make the most of the limited time they […]
A social network with a different purpose
The internet is the most powerful learning technology ever created. I believe that its effects will overshadow the printing press or even writing, assuming that it hasn’t already happened. Unfortunately, while the purpose of many websites is learning, they often fail to fulfil their potential. Social media are worse, because their purpose is not learning […]
Badges enhance learning, increase motivation and engagement
Our system is up and running, and you can start earning a digital badge right now! For example, earn one and become a Course Creator when you complete How to Create a Learninate Course, or by taking The Scrambled Eggs Challenge! You can also use the Learninate Recruiting Drive! form to earn Recruiter badges for inviting […]
Where did Learninate come from? In the year 2000, I was studying at the School of Jazz at The New School in New York City. I expected to graduate two years later, having transferred all of my general credits from community college. After that, I would pursue a career as a professional musician and music […]
Does Learninate need a manifesto?
As the founder of Learninate, do I need a manifesto to state my position in the vanguard of The Learning Revolution? How can we change online learning to fulfill the promise of democratic, empowered, and creative learning?
Call for learning content creators (teachers too)
At Learninate, everyone is both a learner and a teacher. Indeed, the highest mode of learning is teaching, and the best teachers are those who are as much engaged in learning as their students. That’s why all you need to do to become a Learninate teacher is complete one course, How To Create A Learninate […]
Announcing Learninate – The social network for learning
About six months ago, I committed to creating a social network for learning. After many late nights and early mornings, I’m thrilled to announce that Learninate is online. Its mission is to promote, encourage, and celebrate lifelong learning. The next challenge is to find passionate people willing to create courses to share their curiosity, expertise, […]