EXPLO Collaborates With London's Highly-Accredited Sevenoaks School

October 29, 2018

In a small town outside of London, located at the junction of two ancient roads, sits Sevenoaks School, one of the oldest lay foundations in England. Sevenoaks was founded in 1432 — well before individuals like William Shakespeare were writing (or perhaps plagiarizing) some of the finest work in the English language. Since then, Sevenoaks has become known as one of highest ranked co-educational environments in the world, serving a diverse and talented international student body.

So, what does a small boarding school in London and an educational think tank in Boston have in common? You’d be surprised.

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Tags: Teaching and Learning, EXPLO Studio, Exploring Education

EXPLO + MIT Media Lab: Open Leadership Conference with Joi Ito

February 1, 2018

For the past two years, MIT Media Lab has collaborated with Mozilla — a company whose mission is to ensure the Internet is a global public resource, open and accessible to all —  with a collective goal to offer professional development for senior leaders of nonprofit and public sector organizations.

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Tags: Professional Development, EXPLO Studio, Outreach

Where Learning Mirrors Life: Teaching + Learning at EXPLO

November 1, 2017

At EXPLO, we believe learning mirrors life — full of questions, tensions, and worthwhile digressions in an ever-changing world. We know that whimsy and wonder have a place alongside pragmatic investigation. We celebrate discovery through doing, and empathy through authentic connection. We know immersing ourselves in the earnest exploration of the world of people and ideas reveals the joy of learning and with it the joy of living.

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Tags: Exploration Programs, EXPLO at Wellesley, EXPLO at Yale, EXPLO Mini at Wheaton, EXPLO at Wheaton, Focus Programs, EXPLO Studio

Mindset Over Matter: Studio Team Takeaways from SXSWedu

April 11, 2017

Laser cutters. 3-D printers. Microcontrollers. Power tools. Basic requirements of a makerspace, right?

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Tags: EXPLO Studio, SXSW, Critical Making, Professional Development, Exploring Education

EXPLO at SXSWedu: Don't Feed the Bears!

March 8, 2017

If you hear roaring and see bears at SXSWedu this week, don’t be alarmed. You can come close to the exhibit  but please, don’t feed the bears.

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Tags: EXPLO Studio, SXSW, Critical Making, Exploring Education

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