The 21st Century Learning Conference is an annual event in Hong Kong where teachers, staff, and school leaders come together to learn, share and discuss current & emerging topics in education with thought leaders, technology, and learning experts, and their peers. With over 650 attendees from 33 countries, it is the event of choice for a diverse international audience. The event blends together inspirational keynotes, practitioner-led workshop sessions, and fun networking opportunities.
Friday, March 8 • 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Passion Projects: Edu-fad or Meaningful Learning Opportunity?

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Passion Projects, 20 Time, Genius Hour, AMPed etc. So many names and phrases have been thrown out there in recent years but are they really fulfilling their purpose? Are the time and effort you and your learners putting in worth it?" Join Carlos and Jess (and other special guests) to a create CPP and modify or design a customized program from scratch for your own school. In addition, we will talk about overcoming challenges such as student agency, motivation, and drive, teacher buy-in, and mapping. This workshop is for anyone seeking to start or improve "passion-based" learning programs in their schools.

Useful Links: 

AMPed Guide Book: https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/amped/id1454795811?mt=11
Passion Based Learning: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1u2P9pv9Fp2y_Y5YvEknpGrgzz2hmGITVanriIYng7Fc/edit?usp=sharing 

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Carlos Galvez

Elementary Physical Education Teacher, Saigon South International School
Carlos began in education back in the late 90's when his mother convinced him to become an English teacher in Guatemala. Since then his career has taken him to Italy and now China as he found a passion for Physical Education later in life. Throughout his career ,he's been able to... Read More →

Friday March 8, 2019 3:15pm - 4:15pm

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