Bringing Hive-ness to a City Near You             For Discussion               12/14/11
“Average Americans spend less than5 percent of their life in classrooms”                                  John Falk & Lynn...
What we will be talking about• What is the Hive Learning Network?• What about Hive is working?• How can you get it?• Your ...
Hive Learning Network NYC• Ecosystem of  organizations  (libraries, museums, afte  rschool programs &  universities)• 38 m...
MacArthur                  Digital                 Media &                 Learning                                      N...
Hive Core Beliefs• School is not the sole provider in a community’s  educational system• Learning should be driven by yout...
The KickFlip Program
Hive-ness: How to Get It• Try our a la carte• Host a Hive Pop-up, Hack Jam or Design  Charette• Hive Learning Network (ins...
Can we interest you in Hive a la carte?
Pop-Up
Hive Pop-Up: A collaborative mini-festival of youth serving organizations whoplan and run an event for youth, educators an...
Hive (insert your city here)
Conditions for Hive-Ness• Funding (incl. dedicated resources to solicit  funds/grants)• Geographic location with community...
Identify Constituents•   YOUTH•   Educators•   Parents•   Museums•   Libraries•   Artists•   Programmers•   Scientists•   ...
Help us build the Hivetivity Kit
Contact meChris LawrenceTwitter: @chrislarry33Email: clawrence@mozillafoundation.orgFacebook: www.facebook.com/chrislarry
Resources•   www.explorecreateshare.org•   www.hivelearningnetwork.org•   Twitter @hivelearningnyc•   Facebook•   YouTube•...
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How to bring Hive-ness to a city near you. Based on initial experiences and learnings from Hive Learning Network NYC.

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  • Note, I am not a graphical wizard, would love help stylizing this prez
  • http://www.sciencemadness.org/talk/viewthread.php?tid=14723Probably little variations amongst other countries
  • Notice the diversity in Orgs. Everyone from big orgs to small orgs. Range of content expertise
  • What the meta-organizational structure looks like for Hive NYC
  • Don’t read! Highlight
  • Program opp from the Hive for members – demonstrates the learning lab conceptYouth with deep interest (poetry) + artists, designers, software engineers = learned a new medium that represented their passion, and shared with publicArtists, software engineers and designers tweaked and redesigned their tools based on youth input/testing (similar to popcorn, BAVC model)
  • Programming from youth interests obviously outside of the domain of school (movie production and skateboarding)What happens when you cross-pollinate deeply youth-interest driven communities Use of mentor and expert feedback Design challenge and hack jam construct
  • Can be a trajectory or doesn’t need to be
  • We need to get better at sharing our tools and work
  • Mini-Hive around the eventDrive interest (among potential members, youth, funders)
  • Mini-Hive around the eventDrive interest (among potential members, youth, funders)
  • Mozilla Hive Fireside Chat

    1. 1. Bringing Hive-ness to a City Near You For Discussion 12/14/11
    2. 2. “Average Americans spend less than5 percent of their life in classrooms” John Falk & Lynn Dierking “The 95 Percent Solution Professors/Researchers of Free- Choice Learning” http://www.ilinet.org
    3. 3. What we will be talking about• What is the Hive Learning Network?• What about Hive is working?• How can you get it?• Your ideas!
    4. 4. Hive Learning Network NYC• Ecosystem of organizations (libraries, museums, afte rschool programs & universities)• 38 members• 2 full-time employees• 30 funded projects at various stages (currently)• 6 month cycle for RFP’s to incubate and develop learning tools and programs
    5. 5. MacArthur Digital Media & Learning New YorkMozilla Community Trust Hive NYC (A Mozilla Learning Lab)
    6. 6. Hive Core Beliefs• School is not the sole provider in a community’s educational system• Learning should be driven by youth’s interests• Digital is the glue and amplifier for connected learning experiences• Out-of-school time spaces are fertile grounds for learning innovation• Organizations must collaborate to thrive• Youth need to be both sophisticated consumers and and active producers of digital media
    7. 7. The KickFlip Program
    8. 8. Hive-ness: How to Get It• Try our a la carte• Host a Hive Pop-up, Hack Jam or Design Charette• Hive Learning Network (insert city name here)
    9. 9. Can we interest you in Hive a la carte?
    10. 10. Pop-Up
    11. 11. Hive Pop-Up: A collaborative mini-festival of youth serving organizations whoplan and run an event for youth, educators and families with curated, table-topprojects and activities. Models in bite-size fashion the energy, activity andcommunity of a Hive Learning Network.Hive Hack Jam: In spaces such as libraries, learning spaces and youth mediacenters, learners take part in flexible programs based on hands-onprojects, media creation and webmaking. Just like a music jam, a hack jam givesparticipants the chance to make something and have others riff off of their work.Hive Design Charette: Convening a diverse cohort of interestedorganizations, institutions, educators, philanthropists and other creative peopleto come together with skilled facilitators in a short, concentrated amount of timeto build a strategic plan towards the launching of a Hive Learning Network.
    12. 12. Hive (insert your city here)
    13. 13. Conditions for Hive-Ness• Funding (incl. dedicated resources to solicit funds/grants)• Geographic location with community organizations that offer quality youth programs• Shared vision to advocate for youth and their intellectual and creative interests• Commitment from orgs to work in a collaborative manner• Central administration hub to mobilize, oversee and champion the network
    14. 14. Identify Constituents• YOUTH• Educators• Parents• Museums• Libraries• Artists• Programmers• Scientists• Journalists• Activists
    15. 15. Help us build the Hivetivity Kit
    16. 16. Contact meChris LawrenceTwitter: @chrislarry33Email: clawrence@mozillafoundation.orgFacebook: www.facebook.com/chrislarry
    17. 17. Resources• www.explorecreateshare.org• www.hivelearningnetwork.org• Twitter @hivelearningnyc• Facebook• YouTube• https://etherpad.mozilla.org/hivetivitykit

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