Open-Source Learning is the philosophy of education for the Information Age.

Open-Source Learning is:

  • Learner-owned
  • Interdisciplinary
  • Local, global, and digital
  • Reflective of each learning community

Beginner

How do I OSL-ify my community?


Introduce Open-Source Learning concepts and practices and get your students up and running on Day 1.

Intermediate

I want to improve my OSL skills.


Select the deep Open-Source Learning practices the amplify and accelerate your learning network’s performance.

Advanced

I’m ready to freestyle my OSL approach.


Your stakeholders bought in and your learners are ready to rock. Launch a fully interdependent Open-Source Learning network.

The Open-Source Learning roadmap

It’s better together. Join the community.

Members will receive:

  • Access to OSL training and guides
  • Connections to colleagues
  • Funding opportunities

Open-Source Learning stories

Melissa looked at Yosemite and saw sustainability.

Melissa coordinated with a Yosemite education nonprofit and brought 40 colleagues and family to the High Sierra for an unforgettable learning experience.

Chris wanted to learn about a new technology.

Chris used OSL to curate his learning journey online and now leads outreach for a protocol that uses NFTs to unlock online community membership.

Matt always dreamt of learning to fly airplanes.

Matt connected with a pilot and used Open-Source Learning principles and practices to get (way) off the ground.

See how Open-Source Learning works with…

  • Project-based learning
  • Differentiated instruction
  • Inquiry-based learning
  • Reggio Emilia
  • Micro-learning
  • Student-centered learning
  • Integrated studies
  • Design thinking
  • Montessori
  • AI-based learning
  • Progressive education
  • Flipped classroom
  • Entrepreneurship education
  • Waldorf

OSL Certification

Demonstrate your skill in launching, facilitating, and curating your own Open-Source Learning Network. Join the community and get certified as an OSL Lead Learner or Steward.

2022 OSL Awards

You deserve to celebrate – and get paid! Join the community to share your wins and apply for the 2022 OSL Awards.

2022 OSL Grants

Are you launching a new program? Conducting research on the monster data sets your OSL networks create? Join the community and apply for a 2022 OSL Grant.