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Insights from the Recent Out of Eden Learn Educator Survey

Anastasia Aguiar is a Ph.D. student at the Harvard Graduate School of Education with research interests in historical understanding, civic development, and migration. She recently joined the Out of Eden Learn team. A kindergarten classroom in Keratsini, Greece. A high school classroom in Rome, Georgia, United States. A grade 6 classroom in Accra, Ghana. These […]

Slow, reciprocal, authentic: Distilling the key ingredients of our model for cross-cultural inquiry and exchange

Out of Eden Learn – which did not acquire this name until six months into the project – began as an exploratory collaboration between Project Zero and journalist Paul Salopek, with the loose ambition of establishing an online learning community to accompany his walk around the world. There were shared interests around having audiences slow […]

Glimpses from the Classroom in Piraeus, Greece: Part 3 of 3

We are proud to share a new video called Out of Eden Learn Glimpses from the Classroom: Kiriaki Melliou, with videography and production by Sarah Sheya. To accompany the launch of this video, Kiriaki has written a blog post to explain how Out of Eden Learn fits in with her educational philosophy and classroom practice: […]

Out of Eden Learn: El primer destino de un viaje de aprendizaje a lo largo de toda la vida//Out of Eden Learn: Our first stop in a life-long journey

Note: English translation follows Micaela Manso participó en el primer piloto de Out of Eden Learn en español en octubre de 2015 con estudiantes de Michael Ham Memorial College (nordelta) en Buenos Aires, Argentina donde coordina el Library Learning Commons. A fines de octubre de 2015, comencé a participar en el primer piloto del Viaje de Aprendizaje […]

Documenting Piraeus: Part 2 of 3

While in Piraeus, team member Jessica Fei and I took the opportunity to put into practice some Out of Eden Learn activities. Below you’ll see two pieces: an interactive map and a video in the style of Paul’s Glances. In our Core Learning Journey 1 curriculum, we invite young people to explore what is most […]

Introducing our new Educator Guide

We are proud to share with you our new educator guide. We have previously shared much of its content with our community – for example, via our FAQ, Dialogue Toolkit, Educator Forum, introductory videos, Google+ Hangouts and our social media channels. But we thought it would be helpful to have one point of reference for […]

A Tribute to Yan Yang

Yesterday we were shocked to learn of the passing of Yan Yang, a doctoral student at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and a former team member of Out of Eden Learn. You can read a formal tribute here. Yang was drawn to Out of Eden Learn because of our student-centered pedagogy and commitment to […]

A Classroom in the Mountains

Amanda Ottaway is the education coordinator at the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. The Pulitzer Center, which promotes in-depth engagement with global affairs through its sponsorship of quality international journalism and an innovative program of outreach and education, is an education partner, alongside Project Zero, with Paul Salopek for his Out of Eden Walk. You […]

Behind the Scenes of Out of Eden Learn

Last semester, Mark Nelson – master’s student and research coordinator for the Center for Education Policy Research at the Harvard Graduate School of Education – completed an internship with us. One of the tasks he undertook was to create a short “Meet the Out of Eden Learn Team” video: you can view the fruits of […]