I had the opportunity recently to talk with Paul Miller, co-founder and CEO of the School of Everything. Dubbed the “eBay of Knowledge” by Cory Doctorow, School of Everything is a Web-based service that helps connect local teachers with local students. Paul and I discussed the organization’s model, what it means for traditional educational institutions, and some of the challenges and benefits of learning in a connected world.
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