In today’s show Howie and Ryan visit with Award Winning Educator, Tammy G. Parks, Howe Public Schools.
Her project: The Classroom Dreaming Tree . . . A place for my students and I to visit, think, reflect, and dream! Inspired by the young Walt Disney's own childhood dreaming tree, this is a place to share our dreams - and YOUR dreams! As written by @DixonOnDisney, "...chasing a dream ignites your life with a passion and purpose."
Learn more at http://www.theclassroomdreamingtree.com
Ryan and Howie share their favorite Web Sites for the month and their favorite Disney books, an conclude with Tammy sharing what she took away from EdCampMagic 2015 to change her classroom.
Join Howie and Ryan as they discuss the basics of Passion / Genius hour projects. This is part one of a three part series on passion projects. In this episode Ryan and Howie introduce and talk about what Passion projects are and why you should consider integrating them or at least the basic concepts into your lesson plans. Ryan discusses what he does in his class when it comes to Passion projects and he shares what the challenges are as well as the triumphs. Howie and Ryan also share several resources and inspirations for implementing Passion projects. Come along with us as we start this three part journey to understanding, implementing, and conquering passion / genius hour projects.
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