View Seminar: Genius Hour: Making the Move to Personalize Learning

Seminar NameGenius Hour: Making the Move to Personalize Learning
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Seminar Short DescCome learn and discuss how to bring an exciting and innovative form of student engagement and motivated learning to your classroom through the implementation of Genius Hour. Share plans, thoughts, and ideas with colleagues and work through a scaled-down version in a single day. Plan your approach and familiarize yourself with the benefits your students will receive from the use of Genius Hour in your classroom.
Seminar Full DescGenius Hour implementations are sweeping the educational landscape, so come learn how to bring components or the entire program to your classroom. Genius Hour implementation allows for students to work through a research project on a topic of their choosing, usually something that they have a tremendous amount of prior knowledge on or something they are passionate about. Come learn how to bring this vision into your classroom and see what the students can truly do on their own!
Seminar Date03/14/2018
Opening Time8:30 am
Closing Time2:30 pm
Last Day To Register03/13/2018      [ Note: After this date, participation changes can be requested by e-mailing Laurie Sledge ]
Twin SeminarNot set
Seminar AudienceK-12 Teachers and Administrators
Seminar PrerequisitesNone
Seminar Objectives-Understand what Genius Hour is
-How/ways to implement into classroom/department practices
-Resources to develop Genius Hour into your own
Assessment of Learning-Participants were able to develop ideas/plans to use this in their classroom/department
-Created sample projects by working through the Genius Hour format
Seminar Topics-Discussed what Genius Hour is
-Showed example projects from students
-Discussed ways to implement into class/department
-Provided resources they could take and use in the future
-Worked through sample project of participant choosing
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LocationTraining Room
Site TypeRegional
Duration6 Hours
Seminar StatusHeld
WorkshopGenius Hour: Making the Move to Personalize Learning
Starting Registration8:00 am
Credit Hours6.00
CTLE EligibleYes
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Provider529 - Professional Development
Category529 - Professional Development
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Evaluation Summary-Excited to embed Genius Hour into emerging STEM curriculum -Excellent resources provided by facilitator -Feel inspired after seminar -Provided participants with time to build awareness and then build capacity -Developed a plan for their own implementation Need more: -Mobilize resources -Plan things out further -Do more research -Schedule days with facilitator to discuss/plan further Actions: -Implement Genius Hour in their classrooms -Build out their plan for personalized professional development in individual districts -Coordinate efforts with facilitator to develop ideas further -Continue to build scaffold -Implement this into Schoology
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Seminar Id1945

CTLE Activities

  • Pedagogy


Districts That Can Send Participants

  • Allegany-Limestone Central School
  • Andover Central School
  • Belfast Central School
  • Bolivar-Richburg Central School
  • Cattaraugus-Little Valley Central School
  • Cuba-Rushford Central School
  • Ellicottville Central School
  • Fillmore Central School
  • Franklinville Central School
  • Friendship Central School
  • Genesee Valley Central School
  • Hinsdale Central School
  • Olean City Schools
  • Pioneer Central School
  • Portville Central School
  • Randolph Academy Union Free School
  • Randolph Central School
  • Salamanca City Schools
  • Scio Central School
  • Wellsville Central School
  • West Valley Central School
  • Whitesville Central School
  • CA-BOCES Admin
  • CA-BOCES Exceptional Education
  • CA Teacher Center

Learning Standards

  • 1 Knowledge Students and Student Learning
  • 2 Knowledge of Content and Instruction
  • 3 Instructional Practice
  • 4 Learning Environment
  • 5 Assessment for Learning
  • 6 Responsibilities Collaboration
  • 7 Professional Growth