View Seminar: Genius Hour CLC: Guiding Students with Purpose Day 2

Seminar NameGenius Hour CLC: Guiding Students with Purpose Day 2
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Seminar Short DescCome learn, share, 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 continue the discussion all year long over the three separate sessions.
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. We will share, discuss, and implement plans to roll out Genius Hour in your class, and provide a collaborative community to provide support and troubleshoot all year long through three different sessions.

Day 1: Intro to Genius Hour & Plans for Rolling Out (8/12/2019)
Day 2: Guiding Students With Purpose/Making Community Connections (11/12/2019)
Day 3: Increasing Motivation and Engagement (4/7/2020)
Seminar Date11/12/2019
Opening Time8:30 am
Closing Time2:30 pm
Last Day To Register11/08/2019      [ Note: After this date, participation changes can be requested by e-mailing Laurie Sledge ]
Twin SeminarNot set
Seminar AudienceK-12 Teachers and Administrators,
Seminar PrerequisitesMust attend all three sessions.
Seminar Objectives-Participants will learn about Genius Hour history and its use in school.
-Participants will discuss and share strategies for implementing Genius Hour.
-Participants will discuss and plan strategies that can be taken back and implemented into your classroom.
-Participants will learn how to successfully promote the event to have an audience with increased parental/family involvement.
Assessment of Learning-Group Discussions
-Participant Presentation at end of all 3 days
Seminar Topics-Genius Hour
-Planning/Implementing Strategies
-Family/Parent Engagement
-Based on the books: The Genius Hour Guidebook by Denise Krebs & Gallit Zvi, Genius Hour by Andi McNair, and Pure Genius by Don Wettrick
Seminar Broadcast NotesPlease plan to attend all three days
Online Course TypeNot set
LocationTraining Room
Site TypeRegional
Day Number2 of 3
Duration6 Hours
Seminar StatusHeld
WorkshopGenius Hour Collaborative Learning Community (CLC)
Day Number2
Total Workshop Days3
Starting Registration8:00 am
Credit Hours6.00 Per Day
CTLE EligibleYes
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Provider529 - Professional Development
Category529 - Professional Development
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Evaluation SummaryComments: -Liked the interactive nature of the workshop -Enjoyed doing their own mini-project -Liked exploring all of the resources facilitator cultivated in teams Still need: -Find the resources they want to use the most Action plan: -Roll this out with their students
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Cancelled DateNot set
Seminar Id3026

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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

First Day of Seminar Series

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