Creating A Class Genius Bar
We’ve all seen those Genius Bars in the Apple Store where they help you with anything you need to know about your apple device. Well, what if a place like that existed in your classroom?
In today’s episode, I’m diving into an extraordinary learning tool called the Classroom Genius Bar. You’ll hear how to set it up in your classroom and why it’s a significant step toward student empowerment. By using this strategy just a few times per week, you’re helping student learn from each other and share their own unique talents and gifts with their peers.
This isn’t just a Genius Hour…this is a true culture shift in your classroom.
Today’s free resource is my Class Genius Bar Setup Cheat Sheet. Everything you need to remember when carving out your own class genius bar!
What tools do YOU use to stay organized? Let us know in the comments below!
- Be sure to learn more about the original Genius Bar stations from Apple
- Learn more about Genius Hours
- Check out the Genius Hour Guidebook over on Amazon
Susan Riley is the founder and President of EducationCloset.com. She focuses on teacher professional development in arts integration, Common Core State Standards, 21st century learning skills, and technology. She is also a published author and frequent presenter at national conferences on Arts Integration and Arts and the Common Core.
Susan holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education from the prestigious Westminster Choir College in Princeton, NJ and a Master of Science in Education Administration from McDaniel College in Westminster, MD. She lives in Westminster, MD with her husband and daughter.