Author: Dr. Jen Schneider

Jen Schneider, PhD is a Middle School High Ability Learner facilitator in Papillion, Nebraska, USA and obtained her PhD at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in Lincoln, Nebraska. She currently serves on the Nebraska Educational Technology Board of Directors and is a co-coordinator for EdCamp Omaha. Jen’s research has been presented at local and national conferences (Nebraska Educational Technology Association NETA conference, International Society for Technology in Education ISTE conference, MOFET Institute’s Story of Innovation in Teacher Education Conference, Nebraska Middle Level Association (NMLEA) Conference, and UNL Tech Edge conferences). Her research interests include innovative schools, teacher education programs, design research, and project-based learning. Dr. Schneider's research on Genius Hour was recently published as a chapter in the text, Student-Led Learning in the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Jen writes about Genius Hour and other innovative topics at Creative Tech Teacher.