Genius Hour Tech Integration & Google

Published on Nov 18, 2015

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PRESENTATION OUTLINE

GENIUS HOUR, TECH INTEGRATION AND GOOGLE

SAMANTHA HERNANDEZ-RICHARDSON ISD
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ABOUT ME

8TH GRADE SCIENCE TEACHER
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ABOUT ME

INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST
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WHAT IS GENIUS HOUR?

AKA 20% TIME, PASSION PROJECTS, ETC
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WHAT IS GENIUS HOUR?

  • Time in class where students can research, read and create
  • Topics of their own choosing
  • Real life way to motivate, engage, and empower students
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GENIUS HOUR IS NOT

EXTRA HOMEWORK, STUDY HALL, TIME FOR A YOUTUBE JOURNEY
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GOALS FOR STUDENTS

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ROLE OF THE TEACHER

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SO WHY DID I TRY IT?

SOME STUDENT QUESTIONS

  • What is memory and how do we forget?
  • How does war effect soldiers & their families?
  • Is time travel possible?
  • Why aren't there more electric cars?
  • Can we prevent or cure asthma?
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GENIUS HOUR PROCESS

  • Brainstorm
  • Ask questions & research
  • Share with the world
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GOOGLE FORMS

GOOGLE FORMS

GOO.GL URL SHORTENER

ASKING QUESTIONS AND RESEARCH

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GOOGLE DRIVE

RESEARCH TOOLS IN GOOGLE DRIVE

SAVE TO DRIVE CHROME EXTENSION

SHARE WITH THE WORLD

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GOOGLE TOOLS TO SHARE

  • Presentations
  • Sites
  • Youtube
  • Hangouts?

GENIUS HOUR RESOURCES

  • Geniushour.com
  • Geniushour.wikispaces.com
  • Search: Genius Hour LiveBinder
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GENIUS HOUR RESOURCES: TWITTER

  • @joykirr
  • @gallit_z
  • @hughtheteacher
  • @iamkesler
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THANK YOU!

  • Twitter: @sahernandez8
  • Hernandezedtech.wordpress.com
  • Samantha.Hernandez@risd.org
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