View Seminar: Genius Hour Collaborative Learning Community (CLC)

Seminar NameGenius Hour Collaborative Learning Community (CLC)
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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 (10/29/2020)
Day 2: Guiding Students With Purpose/Making Community Connections (12/8/2020)
Day 3: Increasing Motivation and Engagement (3/9/2021)
Seminar Date12/08/2020
Opening Time8:30 am
Closing Time2:30 pm
Last Day To Register12/07/2020      [ Note: After this date, participation changes can be requested by e-mailing Laurie Sledge ]
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Seminar AudienceK-12 Teachers, School/District Administrators
Seminar PrerequisitesMust attend all three sessions.
Seminar Topics, Concepts & Resources-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
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Seminar ObjectivesParticipants will:
- Learn about Genius Hour history and its use in school.
- Discuss and share strategies for implementing Genius Hour.
- Discuss and plan strategies that can be taken back and implemented into your classroom.
- Learn how to successfully promote the event to have an audience with increased parental/family involvement.
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Assessment of Learning-Group Discussions
-Participant Presentation at end of all 3 days
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LocationTraining Room
Site StatusRegional
Day Number2 of 3
Duration6 Hours
Rolling Online CourseNo
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Seminar StatusCancelled
WorkshopGenius Hour Collaborative Learning Community (CLC)
Day Number2
Total Workshop Days3
Starting Registration8:00 am
Credit Hours6.00 Per Day
CTLE EligibleYes
Social Worker Continuing EdNo
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Provider529 - Professional Development
Category529 - Professional Development
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Public NotesCancelled due to lack of enrollment.
Cancelled Date12/03/2020
Added ByLaurie Sledge
Seminar Id4193

CTLE Activities

  • Content
  • 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
  • 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