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2014 Announcements

Announcing K12 Online 2014 Presenters

Please join the organizers of the 2014 K12 Online Conference in congratulating our selected presenters for this year’s conference! As in past years, our conference is organized into four strands. Each strand has an invited keynote speaker and additional selected speakers. Our conference begins October 13th with a pre-conference keynote presentation. Strands for 2014 are:

Week of Oct 20 – 24: Stories for Learning and Games and Gamification

Week of Oct 27 – 31: Passion Driven Learning and STEAM


Wesley Fryer
Oklahoma City, OK, USA


Ben Wilkoff
Littleton, Colorado, USA

The Power of Creating in the Classroom
Jeffrey Bradbury
North Brunswick, NJ, USA

Publishing eBooks to Meet Student Interests and Curriculum Needs
April Chamberlain
Trussville, Alabama, USA

A Tale of Three Classrooms: How and Why We Read, Write, and Think for Each Other
Jared Colley and Joel Garza

Fort Worth, TX USA and Addison, TX, USA

Digital Storytelling through App Smashing
Caroline Doughty
Arlington, VA, USA

Augmenting Interest in Reading with Augmented Reality
Kyle Dunbar

Alexandria, VA USA

My Journey With Technology
Cassidy Hall
Moscow, ID, USA

We Are All Connected
Tim Holt
Canutillo, Texas, USA

Digital Tools for Challenged Learners~Leveling the playing field!
Cheryl Oakes
Wells, Maine, USA

Out My Window
Erin Olson, Leslie Pralle Keehn
Pocahontas, Iowa, USA

Collaboration with TwitCast
Monte Tatom

Henderson, TN, USA

How Schools Are Preparing Students To Be Real World Ready
Chris Turnbull
Saint Paul, MN, USA


Kevin Hodgson
Northampton, MA, USA

Educational Games Now – Not later…
Simon Egenfeldt-Nielsen

“Creating A Classroom EDventure”
Harrison McCoy
Arlington, Texas, USA

The iPad’s Killer App
Ben Rimes
Michigan, USA

#Gamifi-ED Networked Learning about Serious Games
Verena Roberts
Calgary, Alberta, Canada

All for One and One for All
Jose Rodriguez
Los Angeles, CA, USA

Gamification: It’s not all fun and games!
Avi Spector
Montreal, QC, Canada

Five Steps to Level Up Your Teaching
Sarah Thomas
Woodbridge, VA, USA


Joy Kirr
Elk Grove, IL, USA

At the Intersection of Interest-Based and Disciplinary Learning
Paul Allison
New York City, NY, USA

Connected Learning Through Google Apps
Jennifer Bloomingdale
Schuylerville, NY, USA

Mister C’s on MIC (Musical Integration Concept)
Kevin Cornell
Beavercreek, OH, USA

Genius Hour Passion Projects
JoAnn Delaney
Hershey, PA, USA

Growing Through Connecting
Donna Fry and Mark Carbone
Ontario, Canada

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

Web 2.0 Tools that will increase Creativity and Passion in Your Online Courses
Courtney Kofeldt
West Chester, PA, USA

Trust and Transparency
Bart Miller
Tokyo, Japan

Passion-Driven Learning in #clmooc–Supporting Teacher Agency in Making and Learning
Mallory McNeal and Anna Smith
Denver, CO and Urbana, IL, USA

Digital Citizens Make the Web
Brendan Murphy
Lindenhurst, IL, USA

Finding Your People
Cheryl Steighner
Tacoma, WA, USA


Karen Wilkinson and Mike Petrich

San Diego, California, USA

Minerals Education Coalition: FREE Educational Resources 2014 updates
Rachel Grimes
Englewood, CO USA

STEAMmaker Camp: Merging Classroom STEAM and Afterschool MakerEducation
Ginger Lewman
Hutchinson, Kansas, USA

Programming in Elementary Grades
Sam Patterson
Palo Alto, CA, USA

Coding/Making/Writing with Connected Learners
Melissa Techman

Charlottesville, VA, USA

Full STEAM Ahead!
Melanie Thompson
Jefferson City, MO, USA

What Makes a Quality STEM Activity?
Mike Anderson and ScottMcLeod
Pocahontas, Iowa, USA

The Mindset of the Maker Educator
Jackie Gerstein
Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

How Rube Goldberg Lead Our 6th Graders to Pursue Their Passions in STEM
Leigh Zeitz
Cedar Falls, Iowa, USA

Remember to download and share our 2014 conference flyer with other educators you know, and mark your calendar for the start of the K12 Online Conference October 14th!

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