Many readers of this blog will know that Out of Eden Learn is an initiative of Project Zero, a research organization based at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Given that we’re a research organization, how would we characterize our research agenda for Out of Eden Learn and what’s our vision moving forward? First of […]

Vincent Chunhao Qian recently graduated from the Human Development and Psychology master’s program from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. He is currently working as a research assistant on Out of Eden Learn. At the beginning of our current learning journey, we ask students to respond to a short survey after reading one of Paul’s […]

Educators who are in the United States – and many of you who are not – will be well aware of the release of the grand jury’s decision on Monday night to not indict the police officer who killed 18 year old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri on August 9, 2014. Sadly, the shooting of […]

In her most recent blog post, Liz Dawes Duraisingh began a rich discussion of mapping as a way of representing our world, our histories, and our stories. Continuing this conversation further, I wanted to share my own fascination with mapping and the possibilities it creates for individuals and communities. This past summer, I had the […]

I was fortunate to attend a recent workshop called Flattening the Globe: The Beauty and Challenge of Flattening Perspectives run by Mariah Landers and Tamar Posner of Math Action at Project Zero’s recent Making, Thinking, Understanding conference in San Francisco, organized by the group CASIE. In the picture below you see me hard at work trying […]

At Project Zero our perennial concerns about Paul’s wellbeing have been heightened in recent weeks. We recoil at the grim fate of journalists and aid workers held captive by the fanatical IS; we worry about the shifting turmoil and fighting that is unspooling across the Middle East and up to the borders of Turkey where […]

Carrie James is a co-principal investigator of the Out of Eden Learn project, Project Zero, Harvard Graduate School of Education.  Chris Sloan is an English teacher and media adviser at Judge Memorial High School. He has helped to develop youthvoices.net since 2005. Chris is a teacher consultant with the National Writing Project and Wasatch Range […]

Jessica Fei is a member of the Out of Eden Learn team and a doctoral student at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, where she is a Spencer Foundation Early Career Scholar in New Civics. With separate funding from The Germanacos Foundation, Jessica is running a pilot study called Story/Space to complement what we are […]

This is not so much a considered blog post as an update of what is going on and a breakdown of how our new launch process is going to work. I know that many of you are eager and ready to set off on a new learning journey with Out of Eden Learn – and […]

As I mentioned in an earlier post, we’ve been reviewing our curriculum design over the past few months. When I wrote that post, we were in the process of weighing up different options with regards to the overall structure, focus, and length of our learning journey. Based on the feedback we received, we’ve decided to […]

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