Content-type: text/html ~ Stephen's Web ~ Grockit Wants to Build a Pinterest for Learning

Stephen Downes

Knowledge, Learning, Community

... because without imitation, there might not be any technology industry at all. Hence: "the founders of social test prep startup Grockit want to re-configure online content such as YouTube videos, Wikipedia entries and ebooks into ordered lesson plans. Their new product, Learnist, works a bit like a Pinterest for learning. Soon anyone (the capability is still invite-only at launch) will be able to compile content pieces onto a board or 'learning.' A nifty bookmarklet makes it easy to collect content from other sites." Once again, for the record: supporting learning isn't simply a matter of posting a bunch of content to a bulletin board.

Today: 0 Total: 1105 [Direct link] [Share]

Image from the website

Stephen Downes Stephen Downes, Casselman, Canada

Copyright 2024
Last Updated: Apr 20, 2024 03:34 a.m.

Canadian Flag Creative Commons License.