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Friday, September 30 • 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Genius Hour FILLING

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Genius Hour, Passion Project or 20% time, doesn’t matter what you call it.  Students call it “fun”, “exciting”, “entertaining”, and “my time to learn about what I want”.  This is not a free for all time. Students organize their materials, there are expectations and they are responsible to share their “genius” with the class.  As a teacher, I find Genius Hour time to be extremely engaging for students.  It gives them voice and choice in their learning while practicing real-world skills: Communicating, collaborating, creating, reading, writing, questioning, and critical thinking.  In this session, students will share their Genius Hour experiences with you.


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Jessie Erickson

Curriculum Technology Partner, Grand Forks Public Schools
I am an Elementary and Special Education teacher with a Master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction K-12 and a Specialist Diploma in Educational Leadership. I've taught children in Kindergarten through 6th grade; and have been a Building Resource Coordinator/Curriculum Technology Partner and an Elementary Instructional Coach with Grand Forks Public Schools. I am currently a Secondary Curriculum Technology Partner.



Friday September 30, 2016 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Room 225

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