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favorites Snapshot 2 of 2: Genius Hour: Introducing Genius Hour to Your Students

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Monday, June 29, 2:30–3:30 pm
PCC 108, Table 2
favoritesGallit Zvi

Have you heard about Genius Hour? It is when students develop their own inquiry question about whatever it is they want to explore. It is passion- and inquiry-based learning all rolled up into one! Come learn how to introduce Genius Hour to your students.

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Skill level: Beginner
Device requirements: Participant devices not needed
Focus: Digital Age Teaching & Learning
Topic: Personalized Learning
Grade level: PK-12
ISTE Standards: Students : Creativity and Innovation
Students : Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and Decision-Making
Teachers : Facilitate and Inspire Student Learning and Creativity
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favorites Gallit Zvi

Gallit Zvi is a teacher in Surrey, BC with experience teaching 4th-7th grade. She is also a Faculty Associate at Simon Fraser University where she teaches Teacher Candidates. Gallit has experience mentoring both teacher candidates and experienced teachers and has coached many educators as they implement Genius Hour. In 2012 Gallit created the collaborative Genius Hour wiki ( and started the monthly #GeniusHour chat on twitter and since then many educators have implemented Genius Hour in their classrooms. Gallit is co-author of "The Genius Hour Guidebook" (available soon). Blog: Twitter: @gallit_z