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Thursday, July 26 • 2:35pm - 3:40pm
Kirr - Personalized Learning - What's Stopping You?

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We’ll be exploring teacher fears and uncertainties that arise when the words “genius hour,” “passion project,” or “20% time” are discussed. How DO teachers offer this time to students to pursue their own interests? Participants will share their fears and hurdles, and then discuss non-negotiables to make this time effective. If time, we’ll create a flowchart of how to navigate this valuable time in class.

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Joy Kirr

7th grade ELA Teacher, Thomas Middle School, Arlington Heights, IL
Joy was first a special education teacher of deaf & hard-of-hearing students, and next became a reading specialist and National Board Certified. Now in her 25th year of teaching, she learns alongside 7th graders. Joy is passionate about students owning their own learning, doesn’t... Read More →

Thursday July 26, 2018 2:35pm - 3:40pm PDT
Arlington Boston Park Plaza