Dare to Care

create, communicate, collaborate, and think critically

Presentations, Guest Posts, Videos


Genius Hour: Creative, Productive, and Empowered Students – ELT Conference: Differentiation That Makes a Difference, Arab Open University, Bahrain (March 2015)

Using Mimio Gallery – Al Raja School, Manama, Bahrain (February 2015)

STEM Genius Hour event – Gibson Elementary STEM Academy, California (December 2013)

The World Needs Your Contribution–Really! How My PLN Changed Everything – RSCON 4 (October, 2013)

Ten Commandments of Twitter for Teachers – Diocese of Sioux City (March 2013)

Genius Hour – Iowa Technology & Education Connection (October 2012)

Top Ten Reasons for Becoming a Connected Educator – Northwest Iowa Reading Council (October 2012)

Extend the Conversation – Connected Educator Month (August 2012)

Joining the Conversation – Iowa Reading Association Conference (June 2012)

Mapping Our Connections – RSCON3 (July 2011)


Un-Conference Facilitating

Genius Hour – Ed Camp Iowa (February 2013)

Genius Hour and Passion-Based Learning – Ed Camp Sioux City (November 2012)


Guest Posts

Genius Hour Manifesto on Education is My Life (March 2013)

“We Are All Authors”: Finding Inspiration in the People Around You on The NaNoWriMo Blog. (June 2013)

Top Ten Reasons to Become a Connected Educator on ReadingNWIRC (October 2012)

Wonder-ful Picture Books on Nerdy Book Club blog (August 2012)

Dilapidation on Mrs. Yollis’ 366 Project (July 2012)

Eighth Grade NaNo-Novels! on The Office of Letters and Light (May 2012)

A Letter from Oz on The Global Classroom Project blog (April 2012)

Free Tools Challenge: Fast and Easy Toon Doo on the Teacher Challenge Edublogs blog (April 2011)


Videos, Podcasts & Webinars

TLTalkRadio podcast “Interview with Denise Krebs and Gallit Zvi – Genius Hour,” and hosted by educator-administrators Randy Ziegenfuss and Lynn Fuini-Hetten, Episode 2:40. May, 2016

Routledge’s 5 in 10 Google Hangout Series about The Genius Hour Guidebook, with Lauren Davis and Gallit Zvi. Here is an extended text version. March 4, 2016

“Explore, Create, Contribute: the best in Free Online Resources for Educators” webinar at WizIQApril 2, 2015.

Genius Hour: Passion Based Learning webinar on Live Classroom 2.0, May 18, 2013.

BAM Radio interview with @CoolCatTeacher about Genius Hour: “How Classrooms Change When Student Genius Drives Learning”

Fellowship of Open Spokes – Introduction, Education in Five Years, Learning About Learning, Top Ten Reasons I Teach, Reconciling the Way I Was Taught, On Being Open About Pain, No Longer a Behaviorist

Genius Hour interview with Chris Kesler

Etmooc Videos – Introduction, Digital Storytelling

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