Keywords: student-centered classroom, project-based learning, LRNG Grant, student choice, 20 time, genius hour
This collection draws together blogs and resources that follow my experience implementing the 20 Time project, Innovation Hour, in my high school classroom.
Keywords: Innovation Hour, 20 time, genius hour, Public Speaking, student-centered classroom, collaboration, project-based learning
From May 2015: The curtain has fallen. The stage has cleared. Our first year of 20 time projects has closed. This week marked our 20 time showcase event, Innovation Hour. Students have been viewing TED talks, discussing public speaking styles, and preparing their final presentations of their yearlong journey with their 20 time projects. It has been eye-opening for me to see how they feel about...
Keywords: 20 time, Innovation Hour, student blogging, time management, project, student-centered-based learning
After a few months with this project, we moved into Holiday Break which allowed some time to dig deeper into my students' blogs and evaluate the effectiveness of our approach to 20 Time. I made some big changes that alleviated some of the issues that kept cropping up across the teams. From January 2015: Over the past two weeks I have had some time to rethink how my classes are approaching their...