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Lynda Hall
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Hello All! We are from Kamloops, BC Canada and we would love to connect with you via a Mystery Skype in the very near future. I have Socials 8, 9 and 10 classes. Look forward to hearing from you! :)
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If you like to get connected toa single teacher as well, you will be welcome. Time differences doesn't allow us to catch up students from both sides.
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For those of you who are curious about the pedagogical effectiveness of Genius Hour, I recommend reading this post. It is very thorough and comprehensive. It also includes excellent research-based resources.
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Genius Hour Hangout #3
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Does anyone know where I could find quantitative research on the effectiveness of Genius Hour or passion-based learning? It will more than likely be linked with student motivation. Qualitative research is also appreciated. :)  Thank you!
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Wow, great thanks!
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Another very good resource by +Joy Kirr  for those looking to start Genius Hour in their classes.
Ideas on why, how to, and who does Genius Hour & 20% Time...!
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This is a ridiculously awesome resource for teachers wanting to try Genius Hour in their classrooms! Nicole has done an amazing job putting it together - clear, straightforward and easy to understand. I strongly recommend checking it out as I am sure you will find strategies you will want to try yourself.
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Good to hear! Guaranteed your students willl love it. :)
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I have a group doing a Genius Hour project on peer pressure. They created a Google Form survey that we are hoping you could have your classes complete. Thank you for your support! :)
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Started Genius Hour with my classes today with great results already! In our brainstorming session, students came up with the following potential ideas:

1. develop potential outcomes as to what happened to the Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

2. develop potential reasons why people change their behavior within certain groups

3. determine the effect on a historical event if a key element was removed e.g. WWII - if the machine gun did not exist

These are just some of the great ideas my students came up with today - this is going to be exciting. :)
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Thought I'd share a couple minutes of a 45 minute presentation by a student of mine who shared her horse etiquette expertise. She really showed her knowledge and passion for her horse! :)
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Hello from Kamloops, BC Canada! My Socials 8 and 10 classes would love to connect with other classrooms from around the globe. We are in the PST time zone. The best times are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday afternoons but we are are flexible.
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13 - 16 years of age would be best. 
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The first ever Genius Hour Google Hangout was a success! So successful that I forgot to record it! So sorry everyone!  If you are interested in learning alongside of us, please join us the last Wednesday of every month. Resources will be posted as well.
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Absolutely, we'd love to have you!
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