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06 Juin

TOOLS : Learning Circles

Not only are we are looking for innovative ideas to develop CULTURESHIP’s online experience, we are also searching for the latest pedagogical methods developed that could fit our collaborative network’s particular conditions, and how can we benefit most from each one of them. This week, we want to introduce you the concept of Learning Circles, a method for taking in-person online courses. It was published by our American Partner, Peer to Peer University, and Chicago Public Library. A presentation we...

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PROFILES: Edgar Ornelas

So, as most of you know, Edgar Ornelas joined the Paris CREATURE team in February, and is focusing most of his efforts on developing the CULTURESHIP platform. He’s playing a pivotal role in keeping the partnership structure alive, and making sure our endeavours are well timed and coordinated. As such, it seemed obvious he should be the first “People” feature in our community’s weekly news update! Edgar is from Mexico, and has studied Psychology and Cognitive Science both in Mexico and...

26 Fév

MEETUP with writers Hédi Kaddour and Lydie Salvayre

It will be a busy and interesting month of March for the members of CREATURE’s Creative Writing Club. Two major writers are scheduled to visit the Club to speak profoundly about their profession. The event will be public, and it’s the first organized by the Writing Club in 2016. On Thursday March 17, Lydie Salvayre, winner of the Prix Goncourt of 2014 with her novel “Pas Pleurer”, will be the first writer to visit or Club. Salvayre is French of Spanish...

26 Fév

ACTIVITIES: Learning Circles First Report

On our last newsletter we wrote about Learning Circles, a group-study method developed by P2PU and Chicago Public Library. We are proud to announce that last Thursday March 10th, CREATURE became the first organization to coordinate and run a Learning Circle in Paris. We have high hopes in using this method as a pivotal element for the CULTURESHIP Project . Moreover, we are in constant communication with the developers of Learning Circles to make assure we build the best learning...

11 Oct

NETWORK: Two new partners join the network

Our collaborative network is still growing! This week we are thrilled to introduce two new members to our network. The two of them promise to bring important features to the project, and both of them are joyful to collaborate with all of us. The first one in Scuola Holden, a Torino-based private school founded in 1994 by five friends. They described themselves as a “school for storytellers” and it is named after Holden Caulfield, narrator and protagonist of J.D. Salinger’s...

11 Oct

Design Thinking Workshop

Last Tuesday February 29, CREATURE organized a Design Thinking Workshop with some of the trainees of the Paris Network. The activities spread along half of the day, in which every young project leader had a chance to present and discuss their projects in full detail, meet their new co-workers on this project, and provide insight into what specific requirements the CULTURESHIP platform should achieve for them. This was the first session of at least two that we have planned. We are...