• A unique online learning community to accompany Paul Salopek's epic walk around the world
  • Introducing young people to Paul Salopek's amazing walk and 'slow journalism'
  • Encouraging them to slow down to observe the world around them
  • Connecting them with other young people from around the globe
  • Helping them to situate their own lives within a broader context
  • Exposing them to new cultures and perspectives

How it Works

1. Educators register

Educators, create a free account on our learning platform.

2. Add your class

Our learning groups ("walking parties") are typically made up of five to six classes from different locations.

Classes can vary in size from one (for example, a home-schooled student) but should not exceed 40 students.

If you are interested in having your class start a learning journey in May or June 2014, please email learn@outofedenwalk.com. Otherwise, we will be launching new walking parties in September 2014.

3. Students sign up

When you register a class, a passcode will appear on your Dashboard. If you have multiple classes, you will get a unique passcode for each class.

Once we have assigned you to a walking party, give your students the passcode. When they sign up with this passcode, they will automatically be added to the right class.

4. Your learning journey begins!

Paul's Walk

Photo of Paul

In January 2013, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Paul Salopek set off from Ethiopia on a seven-year walk around the world.

His route retraces the migratory pathways of our ancient human ancestors.

As he walks, Paul writes about what he observes and reflects on where we have come in our unfolding human story.

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Map of the world, showing Paul's path from Ethiopia to South America.

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