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- Oct 2018
It advocates for broadened access to learning that is socially embedded, interest-driven, and oriented toward educational, economic, or political opportunity. Connected learning is realized when a young person is able to pursue a personal interest or passion with the support of friends and caring adults, and is in turn able to link this learning and interest to academic achievement, career success or civic engagement.
I think the concept of connected learning has a great understanding of getting kids motivated to learn and education should be linked to their interests and environment because that adds so much meaning to learning.