Gallit and Denise love reading new books over the summer, and of course, “we are always keen to check out new posts about what folks have been doing with Genius Hour and what their plans for next year’s Genius Hour blocks are.” Share yours in the comments here!
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Teacher Hugh McDonald has put together a succinct list of 10 things he likes about The Genius Hour Guidebook. See if what he shares sound like something that might help you provide the opportunity for your students to grow as creative and passionate thinkers.
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.
Can Genius Hour work in the primary grades? Absolutely. If you’re not convinced, browse this “enhanced” summary of a recent chat at the #GeniusHour twitter channel and reap the many insights and creative ideas shared. Best of all, you can join the conversation!
Genius Hour Guidebook authors Denise Krebs and Gallit Zvi expand on their 10-minute Google Hangout video chat with more easy-to-implement ideas that will help teachers create an engaging, trouble-free Genius Hour experience for every middle grades student.
Routledge/Eye on Education’s Lauren Davis hosted a compact online chat yesterday with authors Gallit Zvi and Denise Krebs, who shared 5 Strategies for Implementing Genius Hour in Your Classroom. Check out a video of the 10-minute Google Hangout!
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.
In this practical new book, early adopters Denise Krebs and Gallit Zvi show you how to implement Genius Hour – a special classroom time when students can develop their own passion-driven, inquiry-based projects and take more ownership of their work and their learning.
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.”
Denise Krebs shares a selection of inspirational books that have been favorites among many Genius Hour teachers and “changed us and our pedagogy.” Please share your own favorites in the comments area of this post.