passion-based learning

What Does a Great School Year Look Like? Ask the Students

What Does a Great School Year Look Like? Ask the Students

| July 14, 2011 | 5 Comments

This past school year, Shelley Wright, a high school educator in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, made a number of big changes in her teaching practice. The class went paperless and used a Wiki, she incorporated project-based learning and collaboration into her lessons, she experimented with “vessays.” All along the way, she documented everything on her blog […]

Continue Reading

Nine Tenets of Passion-Based Learning

Nine Tenets of Passion-Based Learning

| July 13, 2011 | 19 Comments

By Kimberly Vincent We hear a lot about “passion-based” learning, and although in theory it sounds ideal, there are many factors to consider in building an education system around something as intangible as passion. A recent Future of Education talk addressed the topic, with experts in the field weighing in. The group included Angela Maiers, […]

Continue Reading