Students are moved to digital leadership when they are passionate about a subject or topic. Makerspaces, Genius Hour, Inquiry-based learning, and other opportunities to ignite students’ passions should be embraced in the classroom. We never know what will inspire a student unless we give them an opportunity to delve into a variety of topics and experiences.
In the Chapter
Karishma Bhagani, young Kenyan inventor shares her story here.
Imagination Foundation and Google Science at Play
Behind the GIFs Be sure to peruse these for appropriateness. Have students create their own!
Dan Koch’s Help Desk itunes course
Beyond the Chapter
Here is a resource offering some good questions in the context of Pokemon Go: Teaching Digital Citizenship using Pokemon Go What I like about it is that you can take any pop cultural phenomena and apply it this way.
Genius Hour Livebinder resources by Joy Kirr
The 20Time Project book by Kevin Brookhouser
Dive into Inquiry book by Trevor Mackenzie
Empower Book by John Spenser and AJ Giuliani (coming soon)