Genius In The Classroom using Trello

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Teachers Using Trello: How To Foster Genius In The Classroom

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D’aww… the feeling is mutual, guys.

Are you smarter than a fifth grader? Surely not these Geniuses, because they’re using Trello to answer the tough questions. The concept of Genius Hour has become a popular mechanism for educators to encourage their students to explore their interests. To avoid gaps in learning, much of the US curriculum is standardized. The Genius Hour movement, however, is a great way to inject open ended exploration into different aspects of our world.

The basic concept is that for one hour twice a week, students explore a topic of their choosing. They research the same topic for 12 one hour sessions, before presenting their findings on a medium of their choice.
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50 WAYS (FOR KIDS) TO STAY CREATIVE

Personal note: this is not just for kids, this is for everyone.

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50 WAYS FOR KIDS TO STAY CREATIVE INFOGRAPHIC


As I’m sure you’ve guessed, we’re big fans of supporting kids’ creativity and imagination here. As busy parents, it can seem daunting to know what to do with kids to bring out their creative side.

So we thought it’d be fun to put together a handy guide with some easy ideas to inspire kids when the mood strikes. These are everyday ideas you can pull from and just fun to read through!
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laat werknemers zelf bepalen wat ze doen, dan presteren ze beter

Bron – NRC Q.

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Weg met de managers

Dit ongewone Nederlandse bedrijf is een voorbeeld op Harvard

Door op woensdag 6 mei 2015

In de meeste ict-bedrijven hebben ict’ers weinig te zeggen. Managers bepalen de targets, ict’ers voeren de opdrachten uit. Philip Dries (45) werkte jarenlang bij zo’n bedrijf. “We moesten telkens weer opboksen tegen de Raad van Bestuur”, herinnert hij zich. “Zo frustrerend.”Hij zag dat het anders kan en richtte in 2003 samen met twee collega’s Schuberg Philis op, een ict-dienstverlener waar geen managers werken, ict’ers zelf bepalen wat ze doen en waar beslissingen over de richting van het bedrijf pas doorgaan als het voltallige personeel ermee instemt.
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