View Workshop: Genius Hour Collaborative Learning Community (CLC)

Workshop NameGenius Hour Collaborative Learning Community (CLC)
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Workshop 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.
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School Year2019-2020
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Category529 - Professional Development
SubcategoryProject Based Learning
Provider529 - Professional Development
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Duration6 Hours
LevelSED CODES 1,2,3,4
Total Workshop Days1.0
Credit Hours6.00
Days To Bill1.0
Participants Must Attend All DaysNo
District Always Pays Participant FeeYes
Participant Approval NeededNo
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Workshop 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)
Workshop AudienceK-12 Teachers and Administrators,
Workshop PrerequisitesMust attend all three sessions.
Workshop 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
Workshop 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
Workshop Broadcast NotesPlease plan to attend all three days
Submitted For Approval03/21/2019
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CTLE EligibleYes
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Workshop Id1025
Added ByRyan A McGinnis
BocesCattaraugus-Allegany BOCES
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Entry Date01/14/2019 14:29:00
Last Modified Date03/21/2019 11:23:35

CTLE Activities

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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