Posts Tagged ‘k12online’

Web 2.0 Tools That Will Increase Creativity and Passion in Your Online Courses

Presenter: Courtney Kofeldt Location: West Chester @Ms_Kof Presentation Title: Web 2.0 Tools That Will Increase Creativity and Passion in Your Online Courses Presentation Description: Introduction to several Web 2.0 tools that will spark creativity and ignite a passion in your students, and a review of ideas for implementation. Link to presentation’s supporting documents: http://padlet.com/kofeldtc/creativity

An Introduction to Webmaker for Educators

Presenter: Brendan Murphy Location: Lindenhurst, IL, USA @dendari Presentation Title: An Introduction to Webmaker for Educators Presentation Description: An introduction to the Mozilla webmaker tools. Exploring webdesign with XrayGoggles. Creating webpages with Thimble. Remixing video with popcorn. Making web apps with appmaker. Using webmaker tools in the classroom, teaching digital citizenship, and becoming digitally literate. […]

Passion-Driven Learning in #clmooc- Supporting Teacher Agency in Making and Learning

Presenter: Mallory McNeal and Anna Smith Location: Denver, CO and Urbana, Illinois @m_mcneal and @anna_phd Presentation Title: Passion-Driven Learning in #clmooc- Supporting Teacher Agency in Making and Learning Presentation Description: Making Learning Connected 2014 (#clmooc) was truly a hub for igniting innovation and inspiring passion in Connected Learning. Each week, or “Make Cycle,” initiated a […]

How Rube Goldberg Led Our 6th Graders to Pursue their Passions through STEM

Presenter: Leigh Zeitz Location: Cedar Falls, Iowa @zeitz Presentation Description: Join Dr. Z in the journey 6th graders took into the Crazy World of Rube Goldberg. You will experience the fun they had developing “complex chain reactions to accomplish simple tasks.” Using a Problem-Based Learning format, these students explored physics while they built contraptions to […]

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

Presenter: Michele Haiken Location: Stamford, Connecticut, United States @TeachingFactor Presentation Title: Moving From “Some Study I Used to Know” to Inquisitive Learning with Genius Hour & Passion Projects Presentation Description: How can teachers inspire and ignite learning in their content area among the demands of the Common Core and 21st Century Literacy? This video presentation […]

Trust and Transparency

Presenter: Bart Miller Location: Tokyo, Japan @barmill Presentation Title: Trust and Transparency Presentation Description: Support self directed, interest and passion driven learning in your classroom by building trust. Using simple tools and strategies to maximize transparency, we can empower students to explore their passions to engage in deeper learning and authentic inquiry. Link to presentation’s […]

What Makes a Quality STEM Activity?

Presenter: Mike Anderson & Scott McLeod Location: Iowa @MikeAnderson_34 and @mcleod Presentation Description: To create high quality STEM learning opportunities several factors must be considered. Is it hands-on? Do students have the opportunity to collaborate? Is significant content and conceptual understanding uncovered through the activity? Join us as we talk about these factors and others, […]

Finding Your People

Presenter: Cheryl Steighner Location: Tacoma, WA, USA @cherylsteighner Presentation Title: Finding Your People Presentation Description: This session will focus on the positive changes that can occur in our schools when one “finds their people,” or a group of other like-minded educators. I will discuss a variety of ways teachers can connect with one another on- […]

Educator with a Maker Mindset

Presenter: Jackie Gerstein, Ed.D. Location: Santa Fe, NM, USA @jackiegerstein Presentation Description: Being a maker educator often requires developing a new mindset; a new set of skills and roles. Discover, through this presentation, first, why we are in a perfect storm for maker education in both formal and informal learning environments, and second, through a […]

Connected Learners Need Connected Leaders

Presenter: Mark W. Carbone & Donna Miller Fry Location: Cambridge ON and Thunderbay ON (respectively) @markwcarbone  and @fryed Presentation Title: Connected Learners Need Connect Leaders Presentation Description: This video presentation captures the importance of ‘getting connected,’ the journey and the impact of being connected through a series of interviews with several Ontario based education leaders. […]