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Genius Hour Virtual Summit - Andi McNair - Shared screen with speaker view
Jessica Young
02:15
Hi! English 8 Teacher here from Halifax, VA!
Cathy Robey
02:21
Hi Andi...so happy I got in! Cathy Robey, Iowa K-8 STEM teacher
Leslie Nimeth
02:24
Good morning…Leslie from Ontario…grade 5-6 teacher
Cheryl Herron
02:25
6th grade math---New Hampshire
Kimberly Haley
02:28
Hi Kim Speech-Language Pathologist; St. Louis, MO
Sarah Fromhold
02:29
Hi there! I'm a Digital Learning Coach in Frisco, TX
Brent Barge
02:30
Brent from New Cumberland, PA. I teach 6-8 Computational & Design Thinking (STEM/Computer Science)
Carolina Ann Badiango
02:31
Carolina, from Abu Dhabi,UAE :)
Jen Richards
02:39
Hi! 5th Grade Teacher from Sinking Spring, PA
Kari Moulton
02:41
Hello, Technology Teacher/Ed Tech Coach Bourbonnais IL
Marcia Melone
02:43
Marcia Melone - Nashoba Regional High School Massachusetts
carolyn sullivan
02:47
HI, Carrie from OH - Family Engagement Coordin.
Rosalina Blanco
02:52
Good morning, my name is Rosie Blanco, I'm from Clovis, CA and I'm a library media specialist.
Andrea Klingspohn
02:53
Good morning from Evansburg, Alberta. Grade 3 Science and Social Studies, Grade 7 ELA and SS.
Ally Wareham
02:56
Middle School for Ela, Stem, and Science from Mb. Canada
sarah Kennedy
03:02
8th grade science/GT science teacher from Seguin, TX. I went to one of your sessions at TAGT a few years ago and am excited about today. :)
Sarah Garrity
03:15
Middle School Instructional Technology Coach, Newport News, VA
Jeffrey Bressler
03:19
I work with fifth graders and their classroom teachers in a suburban New Jersey district on passion projects
Jennifer Kelly
03:40
Hi, all! I teach 7th and 8th ELA and social studies in Richmond, IN@timelesslaundry
Jaimarie Nelson
03:40
Jaimarie from Northern Colorado. I am the GT coordinator and have done passion projects in my enrichment class. Never done Genius Hour so to speak but student led projects yes.
Terri Sudol
05:03
I'm a high school librarian in NY starting a new program next year for genius hour/passion projects/20time
Marcia Melone
07:26
will we get your slides in future ... email ..??
Jessica Young
08:31
YES
Cathy Robey
08:41
managing
Ally Wareham
08:42
managing
Jessica Young
08:42
managing it
Leslie Covel
08:44
Managing it!
Jen Richards
08:45
yes, at times it was hard to manage
Brent Barge
08:45
Both for me
Leslie Nimeth
08:47
I have difficulty motivating students
Karen MacAdam
08:50
I struggle with the management
Jessica Young
08:52
sticking with a routine
Kassandra Smith
08:54
Yes, managing since our principal is having teachers lead instead of students
Ally Wareham
08:56
and assessment
Andrea Klingspohn
09:00
Much meaning! Management issues!
Leslie Nimeth
09:22
Yes…assessment/accountability is a struggle.
Melissa Doherty
09:38
Students are used to us giving them the info. I struggle with them searching for their passions.
Andi McNair
09:54
Passion, Plan, Pitch, Project, Product, Presentation
Jeffrey Bressler
10:43
Sometimes kids seem to pick ideas related to social issues that they don’t really relate to. They think the ideas sound good but then there is no joy in their work.
Jeanette Simenson
11:42
You have some great resources about the 5 P’s on Thrively.com right now.
Deb Laskey
11:57
Hard time getting students to narrow down their thoughts to less global ideas...
Ashley Wilkinson
14:46
I missed 2 Cs
Andi McNair
15:08
Collaboration, Communication, Creativity, Critical Thinking, Reflection
Andi McNair
15:23
Casel.org
Ashley Wilkinson
16:54
It's definitely a balancing game for sure
Leslie Nimeth
16:58
Yes…balancing everything is a challenge
Andi McNair
17:11
Self-Awareness, Self-management, Responsible Decision Making, Social Awareness, Relationship Skills
Cathy Robey
17:12
I teach K-8 so yes...lots on my plate, plus I only have students for 40 min. per week
Sadaf Mumtaz
17:14
i feel like I am a juggler
Leslie Covel
17:24
Yes.. It’s hard to feel like I’m doing anything well with so much to do
Andi McNair
17:36
Monk
Marcia Melone
18:26
Multi tasking... then not finishing the ideas - you can only focus on one thought at a time. ... then the other thoughts are dropped, forgotten, not finished...
Ashley Wilkinson
18:56
And it's all the separation that makes it difficult for students to transfer skills from one academic area to another
Ally Wareham
20:36
I second Ashley Wilkinson!
Ally Wareham
21:02
How does everyone do this when they are only responsible for one subject when this idea is so integrated
Jen Richards
21:15
yes!
Roberta Chiarello
21:23
Yes or its a big vague idea
Leslie Nimeth
21:25
Passion is the most difficult to get past.
Melissa Doherty
21:31
YES!!
Deb Laskey
21:44
They all want to save the world... lol
Andi McNair
21:48
Thrively.com
Ashley Wilkinson
22:09
I use a heart map at the beginning of the year. They draw, add words, etc. to help them list their passions in our "get to know you" days at the beginning of the year
Cathy Robey
25:05
That really helps Andi...how it can fit into content
Jeanette Simenson
26:35
I think it can also help to put students in teams and have them practice these skills. Doing team challenges before. You launch into a project.
Jeanette Simenson
27:21
Bugs and wishes….I used to coach teachers to use a bug list…things that bug you and what I wish I could change. Works for younger kids.
Cathy Robey
29:12
Once teachers see how much students are engaged in Genius Hour they won't mind giving up control!
Ashley Wilkinson
31:04
YES!
Brent Barge
31:37
I used a digital journal in Google Slides to document their progress the whole way through their project.
Ashley Wilkinson
34:38
Love the analyzing pitches
Andi McNair
34:39
bit.ly/geniushourathome
Cathy Robey
34:48
How you are really explaining the "P"s
Kaci Dengler
34:50
ways to weave in SEL skills/life ready skills
Leslie Covel
34:53
Integrating other concepts is going to be vital to making it work!
Marcia Melone
34:55
biggest take away organization of the 6 p's
Ashley Wilkinson
34:58
ELA has a mentor text standard
Brent Barge
35:02
Helping students find their passion and differentiate between that and an interest.
Leslie Nimeth
35:12
purposeful planning
Ally Wareham
35:15
reminding students to share information respectfully - to be open to different ways of thinking about their passion
Kimberly Haley
35:33
Students putting standards into their own words
Laura Koll
36:01
Has some clear parallels to the design thinking process
Jeanette Simenson
36:34
Yes engineering design process too…so we can dialogue with science teachers as well.
Jeanette Simenson
38:00
https://learninginhand.com/blog/2013/7/5/roll-reflect-with-qr-codes
Jaimarie Nelson
38:22
Yes, we get lost in the daily routine. I love the idea of reflection and documenting. Video, turn in talk, etc. This makes learning stick.
Jennifer Kelly
40:13
Ummm...Feeling like a digital 95-year-old here, but how do we scan QR codes if kids aren't allowed to have phones in class?
Jaimarie Nelson
40:14
https://tonyv.neocities.org/reflect.html is the link for reflection qr
Laura Koll
41:22
iPads can scan QR codes or you can use the link that was just shared.
Ashley Wilkinson
41:23
Jennifer, a Chromebook web camera will scan QR codes too
Jennifer Kelly
41:49
We don't have Chromebooks. :(
Ashley Wilkinson
42:16
Jennifer, what devices do you have with students?
Jennifer Kelly
42:41
We have Dell laptops, but IT is pretty tight on what apps they allow kids to use.
Ashley Wilkinson
42:55
Yay for links!
Jennifer Kelly
42:57
Links for the win! Thank you!!
Ola Alazzeh
43:51
Thanks for the links.
Jaimarie Nelson
44:47
They can create a digital BreakoutEDU game with their project as the theme.
Andi McNair
46:18
The Most Magnificent Thing
Andi McNair
46:25
What Do You Do With an Idea
Andi McNair
47:49
KWH - Pitch
Andi McNair
47:59
LAQ - Presentation
Jeanette Simenson
48:05
How can we show growth for students so we can really push transformative practices to administrators that don’t believe in PBL/GH?
Jeanette Simenson
48:33
Anyone have ideas or successes?
Sadaf Mumtaz
48:47
Are there any free resources?
Andi McNair
49:44
andimcnair.com
Jaimarie Nelson
49:45
Love the idea of weaving all the things together— Standards, SEL, life skills, 4Cs.
Sadaf Mumtaz
50:26
amazing!
Ashley Wilkinson
50:30
yay!
Andi McNair
50:34
6PSANDI
Roberta Chiarello
51:32
This has been amazing. Thank you so much
Jeanette Simenson
51:57
This is excellent. I think the pre - made GH projects are a great way to scaffold for teachers.Then they can edit.
Yolanda Flores
52:01
Thank you for all your support!
Leslie Nimeth
52:02
Thanks so much for offering this GH summit!
Kimberly Haley
52:08
Thank you so much! Lots of ideas to share and weave into classes.
Hollie Gumm
52:08
Thank you for the encouragement and resources
Rosalina Blanco
52:13
This has been wonderful!
Andi McNair
52:23
mcnairandi@gmail.com
Andi McNair
52:28
@mcnairan3
Jen Richards
52:44
THank you!!!
Sarah Garrity
52:45
Thank you!
Ally Wareham
52:52
Thank you
Maria Blake
53:06
thank you!