Tag Archives: 20 Time

Elevator Pitches for 20 Time Projects

March 28, 2014

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We’re 5 weeks into our 20 time projects and students submitted their proposals to the class today and recorded their elevator pitches.  The requirements for the elevator pitch were simple: In less than 30 seconds, introduce us to your project in a way that convinces us that it’s worthwhile.  Students were pretty excited about this […]

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After 1 Day of 20 Percent Time

March 4, 2014

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After 1 Day of 20 Percent Time

I had students share a single word to describe how they were feeling after we explored the what, why, and how of 20 percent time.  There was quite a range of responses.  One student even said “cats.”

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150 Word Sample

March 3, 2014

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150 Word Sample

I’m curious what 150 words actually looks like on a page. I’m requiring my video production students to write a blog post each week for their 20 time projects. These blog posts need to have a least 150 words and an image that they have permission to use. When I first introduced this to the […]

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20 Percent Time Introduced

February 28, 2014

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20 Percent Time Introduced

I recently attended a conference called the Google Apps for Education Summit.  It was fantastic.  I met innovative educators from all over the country, explored all sorts of new ways to engage students using technology in the classroom, and found out about a beautiful concept called 20 percent time that I’m hoping will shape the […]

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