May 21–23, 2018

Pittsburgh, PA


This unique learning experience, co-designed with Stanford partners, included site visits to area schools and highlighted NGLC’s co-host, the Remake Learning network. Outcomes for participants:

  • Feel... Connected + Engaged
  • Understand... New and age-old network thinking + How it applies to your work
  • Act... Apply new network thinking to your work + Design toward increasing equity
  • Make... Contribute stories and assets to express how network design can shape learning shifts for equity.

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The learning experience was facilitated by nationally-recognized network leaders and designers. They helped guide and shape participant dialogue, design sessions, and our collective network thinking.

  • Curtis Ogden, Interaction Institute for Social Change
  • Lydia Dobyns, New Tech Network
  • Xiomara Padamsee, Promise54
  • Josh Schachter, CommunityShare
  • Sunanna Chand and Gregg Behr, Remake Learning
  • Laura McBain and Sam Seidel, K12 Lab

Convening resources from these connections, and others, are available on the Network Principles and Network Resources pages of this microsite. New resources and new ideas emerging from the convening will continue to be added.

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What role does network design play in shaping future learning shifts for equity?

Monday, May 21

12:00–7:00 p.m. ET

  • Engage with Network 2.0 Design Leaders on questions of network principles for equitable learning, innovation, and the conditions of “healthy” networks
  • Optional Remake Learning Showcase events, 7:00—9:00 p.m. ET
  • Lunch and happy hour included

Tuesday, May 22

8:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m. ET

  • Meet the Makers at the Pittsburgh Children's Museum
  • Participant Choice: Two options for site visits
  • Network design challenge: Equity
  • Breakfast, lunch, and happy hour included

Wednesday, May 23

8:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. ET

  • Design challenge demonstrations
  • Looking forward: Commitments and community learning
  • Includes breakfast