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Passion-driven learning

Written by Karen Fasimpaur
October 27, 2014

I am very excited to be convening the Passion-Driven Learning strand of the K12 Online Conference this year. This is an approach I believe deeply in.

We have an all-star line up covering vital topics such as genius hour, connected learning, and more. Several of these projects are ones I've been proud to be associated with this year.

Here is the schedule for the week. (Links will be added as the sessions air.)

Keynote Passion-Based Learning Joy Kirr



Connected Learning Through Google Apps Jennifer Bloomingdale



A Key to Interest-Based Learning Paul Allison




Grab the MIC (Musical Integration Concept)
Kevin Cornell



Genius Hour Passion Projects JoAnn Delaney



Connected Learners Need Connect Leaders Donna Fry and Mark Carbone



Finding Your People Cheryl Steighner



Trust and Transparency Bart Miller



Moving From “Some Study I Used to Know” to Inquisitive Learning with Genius Hour & Passion Projects Michele Haiken



Passion-Driven Learning in #clmooc–Supporting Teacher Agency in Making and Learning Mallory McNeal and Anna Smith



An Introduction to Webmaker for Educators Brendan Murphy



Web 2.0 Tools that will increase Creativity and Passion in Your Online Courses Courtney Kofeldt



As always, all of these K12 Online sessions are open licensed and shareable and will be available indefinitely for you to view, use, remix, and share.

Thank you to everyone who contributed a session to K12 Online this year and for the good work you do all year!