20 Time: Creating a Genius Every Hour
Listen and learn : Lecture
Monday, June 24, 2:30–3:30 pm
Are you ready to take project-based learning to the next level? 20 Time, aka Genius Hour, is the program you are looking for to let your students explore the things they are most passionate about. Learn how to set up and implement Genius Hour.
|Audience:||Teachers, Principals/head teachers|
|Attendee devices:||Devices not needed|
|Focus:||Digital age teaching & learning|
|Topic:||Project-, problem- and challenge-based learning|
|Subject area:||Language arts, Social studies|
|ISTE Standards:||For Students:
The purpose of this session is to introduce teachers to the concept of Genius Hour/20 Time and how they can use tech tools to support independent student research and storytelling. Teachers will leave the session with the tools and the understanding to implement Genius Hour in their classroom when they return in the Fall.
What is Genius Hour?
How is it structured?
What are some pitfalls that teachers might encounter and how can the be avoided and/or overcome?
What tools can help students share their story?
How can you get started?
Resources on Genius Hour.
Your Starter Guide to Makerspaces
The Maker Mentality
Invent to Learn
CNN article featuring my students working on Genius Hour - https://cnn.it/2zwMX28