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UCET welcomes keynote speakers, Vicki Davis (@coolcatteacher) and Jay Mcfarland (@JayMcfarland).
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Thursday, April 2 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Project Based Learning: Using Genius Hour in Secondary setting

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Allowing students to study and research their interests is the basis of personalized learning. Genius hour is the method many teachers throughout the world are implementing personalized learning in the classroom. Genius Hour is giving students time each day/week to study the topic of their choice. Genius Hour/20% time has gained a lot of attention in the past few years. In this session we will discuss strategies to use PBL (project based learning) in the secondary setting. uen.org/ucet

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Jared Fawson

Tech Trainer, UEN
Jared is a technology instructor at the Utah Education Network. Jared has 8 years experience teaching at-risk students and 7 as a Geography teacher and student government advisor.
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Dani Sloan

Tech Trainer, UEN
Dani Sloan is a technology specialist with expertise in using social media in the classroom. She has a Bachelor’s in Elementary Education and a Master’s in Instructional Design and Educational Psychology from the University of Utah, where she is currently an Adjunct Instructor teaching technology integration to educators. Dani was a member of the organizing committee for Utah’s first EdCamp and is enthusiastic about sharing new online... Read More →


Thursday April 2, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Room 2408 Hunt Launtzen 11917 South 6000 West, Herriman, Utah 84096