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We Need More Awesome..... EdCampAwesome

Well, year two of EdCampAwesome has passed, and guess what?  No one there forgot to be awesome.  It was a great day of learning and connecting with some amazing educators. 253 more words


Genius Hour

We just had to share this genius hour project!

This genius student has been working with Mr. Nagle for weeks to collect a snowflake. They caught one, she preserved it and we all looked at it under the microscope! 10 more words

Genius Hour

Genius Hour Interviews

Last year, one of my fabulous Twitter connections, Andi McNair (@mcnairan3, http://ameaningfulmess.blogspot.com/), mentioned that she required all of her students to interview an expert for their Genius Hour projects.   485 more words


Celebrate: Genius Hour

At six o’clock Friday night my principal walked in my classroom to return Brown Girl Dreaming.  “Jackie Woodson speaks to me! How did I not know about her!?” she gushed. 418 more words

Genii at work

Ever since we initiated Genius Hour in lieu of the more traditional Grade 6 Library period, we’ve seen a massive increase in student engagement as the boys take control of their own learning. 265 more words


Get Out of the Way

In my youth I believed leading by example was the right model for leadership. In order to get everyone on board you must set the example. 462 more words


Innovation Class Post 1 - Decisions?

This post was written with contributions from Brian, Jill, Maria and Taylor.

“This week, in our SMALL innovations class of four, we came up with the idea of a source of food run BY and FOR the community. 381 more words

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