Connected Learning for All Ages

What it is Connected Learning?

The days of sitting behind a desk, staring at a blackboard for hours on end are long gone. These days, learning goes way beyond the confines of a classroom. Thanks to the wonders of technology, students are able to discover, learn and connect in ways never though possible.

Connected learning allows students to discover partner organizations in their community such as the Detroit Historical Museum and the Anton Art Center to engage in learning activities. Earn a digital badge, connect online and share your digital backpack with others.

How Do You Earn a Badge?

After visiting one of the participating organizations below, sign up for an account. After you validate your account you can add a badge to your account by selecting “Claim Badge” from the top navigation.

Participating Organizations

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Together with the Michigan Department of Education, REL Midwest found that about 61,000 teachers are certified to teach in the state but choose not to. Why?

In a new documentary, REL Midwest and Detroit Public Television explore why certified teachers in Michigan aren’t teaching and what can be done to bring them back into the classroom.

Join us to watch our latest documentary “Teachers who aren’t teaching: Who are they and how do we get them back?”, followed by a live panel discussion.
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After today's documentary screening, we will have a live panel discussion - and you will have opportunity to ask your questions live to the panelists.

Here is a link to the study by REL Midwest, referenced in today's film and conversation: ies.ed.gov/ncee/edlabs/projects/project.asp?projectID=4618

Thank you to our panelists for joining us today! And thank you all for watching! You can share your questions for our panelists here in the comments.

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