In a recent post Gallit and Denise wrote for MiddleWeb, they shared some great advice from Genius Hour teachers who participated in a summer #geniushour twitter chat. Learn more about what they all said and how to access the article. ALSO: Join the chat yourself!
Author: Gallit Zvi
A chapter-by-chapter discussion guide for The Genius Hour Guidebook – perfect for book chats, personal reflection, or as a resource for professional development workshops.
In this video of her snapshot presentation at ISTE 2015, Gallit Zvi (through voice and slides) discusses why Genius Hour is important and how teachers can introduce this liberating concept in their classrooms. She begins with the book The Most Magnificent Thing.
But how do you get Genius Hour students started? Gallit Zvi shares an infographic that will give teachers the 3 Steps approach recommended in The Genius Hour Guidebook. “As educators, you will have to make it your own, but these steps are the tried, tested and true.”
Gallit Zvi highlights a selection of videos that have inspired Genius Hour teachers and students. Included: Ken Robinson, Daniel Pink, Angela Maiers, Richard St. John, Derek Sivers, Kid President, and Caine’s Arcade. Watch them at the page and contribute some of your own favorites in the comments.