STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Tyler – a 7th Grade App Builder Spurred on By Genius Hour

Tyler Haggerty on episode 537

Today, you’ll listen to a young man who became an entrepreneur as a result of his school’s genius hour. Listen with a purpose and prepare to get your daily challenge at the end and a link to the blog post I’ve written inspired by this show “7 Ideas for Student Genius Hour and Passion Projects

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Bonus Material: Read the blog post about 7 Ways for Genius Hour and Passion Projects or scroll down to the bottom to get the free ebook on this topic (if you want the PDF.)

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I’ve linked to Tyler’s app at coolcatteacher.com/dna  – Your challenge today is to plan one genius hour experience for your students this year. Put it on your calendar today. I’ve given you ideas in a blog post I’ve written called 7 Ideas for Student Genius Hour and Passion Projects – go to coolcatteacher.com/genius to access this post.

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Tyler Haggerty – Bio As Submitted

Tyler Haggerty is a 7th grade student in Connecticut the founder of Squirrel Army Games, and loves rock climbing. He's on a mission to bring actual fun gameplay to previously boring educational games.

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