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New Knowledge Organization Ltd. is a non-profit think tank and planning group that helps cultural, educational, research, health, environmental, media, and free-choice learning organizations. Our work aims to expand programs in ways that increase social knowledge, positive lived experiences, and ecological harmony.

recent blog posts

TERC’s Educational Games at SXSWedu

Our friends at TERC, our partner for Leveling Up and SportsLab2020, have proposed two panel sessions for SXSW’s SXSWedu Conference and Festival in March 2016. One of the sessions is about TERC’s IRL (in real life) game, STEMlandia , a “geocaching” game used to guide players around natural settings. The other session is a panel […]

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Anthropologist in the Field: Poundmakers Pow Wow, Canada

This summer, while working remotely in Alberta, Canada, Dr. Fiona McDonald attended the annual Poundmaker Lodge Pow Wow. Contemporary pow wow events like this are part of a larger circuit of dancing and drumming competitions and performances across North America. Pow wows originally comes from the Narragansett word powwaw that translates as “spiritual leader.” At […]

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Announcing the Winners of the UL Innovative Education Award!

Today, UL and the North American Association of Environmental Education (NAAEE) announced the winners of the first annual UL Innovative Education Award. Judges selected five programs to be awarded a total of $250,000. Each organization focuses on advancing STEM learning through projects involving real environmental problems (E→STEM) and each demonstrates success and innovation in this […]

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