Perhaps you’ve heard of Genius Hour, a movement–with roots in Google’s 20% time–that gives kids time in school to unleash their creativity, explore their passions, and drive their own learning. Check out The Genius Hour Manifesto for a crash course and then join us for a discussion with #GeniusHour teachers Joy Kirr, Paul Solarz, Gallit Zvi (#geniushour chat co-moderator), Robyn Thiessen, Hugh McDonald, and Louise Morgan about the joys, hazards and epiphanies that come with putting kids and their passions in the driver’s seat. The Google Hangout will be broadcast live on Thursday, July 24, 3 pm PST / 6 pm EST. Join us (and share your questions via the Q&A section).
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Grade 7 | Arlington Hts, IL
Optimism overcomes obstacles (Julie K.). Gr7 ELA NBCT, always trying to catch up to the students, while enjoying my home life to the fullest. Love #geniushour!
Grades 6 & 7 | Surrey, BC
Faculty Associate at Simon Fraser University for PDP. Teacher & Learner. Co-moderator of #geniushour chat.
Grade 5 | Arlington Hts., IL
Grade 4 & 5 | Surrey, BC
iteach ilearn imakemistakes iloveit DEN STAR, Classroom Champions Teacher, Global Genius Hour Project Facilitator, Global Classroom Lead Teacher
Grade 6 & 7 | Surrey, BC
Grade 2 | Fort Worth, TX
2nd grade teacher using tech to differentiate instruction, challenge my students & connect globally. #ISTE14 presenter, #2ndchat moderator, #globalclassroom lead teacher.
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