This collection features four case studies which showcase a range of spaces where learners are pursuing their interests and passions alongside peers and mentors. These case studies, which showcase the work of both schools and community organizations/collaborations, were originally featured on Connected Learning TV, which now airs on NWP's Educator Innovator.
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Last year, 15 million students tried the Hour of Code in one week! It was everywhere—from the Google homepage to the White House to classrooms all across the world. It’s happening again this year during Computer Science Education Week, December 8–14. This webinar includes an update of what to expect this year and how to bring the movement to your students this December.
Powerful learning occurs when youth, driven by their own interests, are supported in being creators and not just consumers of knowledge. In celebration of October’s Connected Educator Month, we kick things off with a focus on how we can create opportunities, space, and time for all youth to be agents in their own learning
On June 19, 2014, Educator Innovator hosted a webinar about Hack Your Notebook Day, a collaborative experience involving paper circuitry and creative, hands-on STEM learning, happening on July 9th. This webinar showcased a finished notebook, explored upcoming "hacking" activities, common troubleshooting issues, and highlighted where to find printable resources, online tutorials and more. Guests for this webinar included Paul Oh, of the National Writing Project; Jie Qi, of MIT Media Lab; Jennifer Dick and David Cole, of NexMap; Kim Douillard, of San Diego Area Writing Project; and Ira Socol, of Albemarle County Public Schools.
You can find the full archive of this webinar at Educator Innovator.