Profile of Karen Fasimpaur
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An enthusiastic user of many technologies, Karen Fasimpaur has worked in education and technology for over 20 years. She is a nationally-known consultant, providing professional development, curriculum development, and technology planning assistance to organizations across the country. Karen is the founder and organizer of the P2PU School of Ed, has co-facilitated MOOCs, and manages several online community spaces.
Intrigued by the potential of Open Educational Resources, she is the creator of the K12 Open Ed web site (www.k12opened.com) and is coordinating several OER projects, including a kids open dictionary. A noted speaker on the use of mobile technology in education, she has presented at many national events and written extensively on technology integration.
Previously, Karen has run an international technology integration company, worked in software development and textbook publishing, and taught elementary and adult education.
Karen lives in a remote part of the desert southwest in an off-the-grid house she built with her own hands.
Articles by Karen Fasimpaur
Educators around the world are already using OERs to improve learning. Why haven't they been adopted on a broader scale?
Obama administration's plan to tie financial aid to colleges' outcome data may be a system that's built to fail.