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Tuesday, July 14 • 8:00am - 12:00pm
Genius Hour: Reasons & resources for bringing passion-driven learning into your curriculum LIMITED

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Limited Capacity seats available

Why take time out for students to own the learning? You'll have time during this workshop to explore resources and plan for time in your classroom or school for students to pursue their passions. We'll figure out specific ways to tackle any obstacles together.
Participants will gain:
Ways to communicate to parents and administration reasons for trying Genius Hour
How to create time in the schedule
Resources to begin passion-based learning with students
How to assist students in choosing topics
How to keep track of student progress
Reflections and assessments for students
How to scaffold for reluctant learners

Speakers
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Joy Kirr

Teacher, Thomas Middle School
Joy Kirr currently teaches 7th grade ELA in NW Illinois. She started in education working with deaf and hard-of-hearing students, and later became a reading specialist and nationally board certified. Teaching for over 20 years, she strives to learn more every year.


Tuesday July 14, 2015 8:00am - 12:00pm
Cambridge Room Boston Park Plaza

Attendees (6)