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2024-25 Project-Based Learning Workshop: Using Genius Hour to Drive Success - A Virtual Workshop

Those repeating this workshop each new school year WILL RECEIVE CREDIT AGAIN as there is new content! ***School years go from July 1 - June 30***

2024-25 Project-Based Learning Workshop: Using Genius Hour to Drive Success - A Virtual Workshop
2024-25 Project-Based Learning Workshop: Using Genius Hour to Drive Success - A Virtual Workshop

Time & Location

Jul 18, 2024, 7:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Zoom

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About the Event

2024-25 Project-Based Learning Workshop: Using Genius Hour to Drive Success

Thursday July 18, 2023

7:00 AM - 3:00 PM

A 30 Minute Lunch Break

Those repeating this workshop each new school year WILL RECEIVE CREDIT AGAIN as there is new content!

***School years go from July 1 - June 30***

$25 for Support Staff

$45 for NASA Members

$65 for Non-NASA Members

Kate Borrows

Kate Barrows is a Strobel Education consultant with extensive experience in a variety of diverse settings and roles.  She served in reading and English classrooms as a teacher and instructional leader for fifteen years and  a library media specialist for four years.  She recently completed the ESL endorsement program at University of Louisville and has presented at local, state, and national conferences about best practice in literacy for struggling adolescents. She is active in many facets of education including curriculum and standards development, assessment writing, PBL, and Inquiry Design. Specializing in at-risk populations, Kate brings both a sense of urgency and a great attitude to the table. Always rooting for the underdog, Kate isn’t afraid of a challenge.

ALL are welcome, including anyone in a non-administrative position!

Participants will earn .5 credit (7.5 hours) toward license renewal!

This workshop ALSO counts for step advancement in Clark, Washoe and most Nevada School Districts!

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In CCSD, those in non-administrative licensed positions may count this workshop for license renewal AND ALSO 2.5 CUs - THOSE IN NON-ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS EARN BOTH!

(unlimited CUs in this category for those in non-administrative positions)

In CCSD, administrators and professional-technical administrators may count this workshop for license renewal OR 2.5 hours toward step-advancement - not both for administrators.

(maximum of 30 hours per advancement cycle for administrators in this category)!

Washoe County participants will be required to also register for this course in "MyPGS" in order to receive in-service credit toward salary advancement.

Workshop Summary:

65% of children entering primary school today will ultimately end up working in jobs that don’t yet exist.

Ken Robinson says, "Creativity is as important in education as is literacy." It's time to "flip the script" on educational practices and give students opportunities to embed themselves in project-based learning.

It's time to foster innovation, inspire creativity, and cultivate critical thinking—the skills our students will need to succeed within the twenty-first-century complexities of citizenship.

Allow students to work on something that interests them and motivation and engagement levels will skyrocket.

Give students real and authentic learning opportunities.

Teachers will learn how to transform their classroom into a “meaningful” one with an exciting, dynamic learning environment. Encouraging debates and brainstorming sessions, teaching problem solving exercises, and holding group discussions are all great ways to actively engage students in learning.

Bring real-life context and technology to the curriculum.

A Project-Based Learning approach encourages students to become independent workers, critical thinkers, and lifelong learners.

Teach students to problem-solve, develop resiliency, and think critically.

Students learn how to solve problems that are important to them, including real-world issues, while learning from failure and using feedback to focus on growth, improvement, and new learning.

Create the blueprint to implement Project-Based Learning.

We will show you exactly how to build the foundational practices so you can implement with ease while setting clear expectations and student accountability within their projects.

In this full-day virtual live workshop you and your staff will learn:

Structured concepts for how to introduce Project-Based Learning to students

We'll cover how to talk to students about what PBL is, why it's important, and how to launch it.

The 6 Critical Steps of Implementation

We'll teach you the exact steps to be used to guide students through PBL and take ownership of their learning so that you become the supportive facilitator.

How to implement and maximize the provided PBL resources

We'll guide you through our PBL resources and give you practical ways to implement the provided lessons, activities, and videos in your instruction.

Tickets

  • Non-Licensed

    This ticket price is for support staff professionals only - that is non-licensed personnel like teacher aides, and non-licensed employees in educational support roles. Employment status will be verified after purchase.

    $25.00
    +$0.63 service fee
  • NASA Members

    This ticket price is for anyone that is a NASA member. ANYONE, including teachers and those in non-administrative positions can become a NASA Member and save on registration rates. It pays to become a NASA Member. Go to: NASANV.org to become a NASA Member immediately and register at the Lower Rate "NASA Member" rate! NASA membership will be verified after purchase.

    $45.00
    +$1.13 service fee
  • Non-NASA Members

    This ticket price is for anyone that is a Non-NASA member and/or any individual that wishes to attend this workshop. ANYONE, including teachers and those in non-administrative positions can become a NASA Member and save on registration rates. It pays to become a NASA Member. Go to: NASANV.org to become a NASA Member immediately and register at the Lower Rate!

    $65.00
    +$1.63 service fee

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