We discussed “Purposeful Projects” in Genius Hour learning tonight with our guest host Andi McNair (@mcnairan3). She had some great thought-provoking questions to lead the group in discussion. Some Genius Hour educators that I hadn’t met...
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As teachers, we have summers “off,” but our summers are never quiet! We reflect, read, write, plan, evaluate, and shop. Our students are never far from our hearts and minds. This idea-filled post recaps some summer learning by members of the #GeniusHour tribe. Enjoy!
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!
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 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.
Here at the Genius Hour Guidebook website, you’ll find many resources from the book by Denise Krebs & Gallit Zvi, plus bonus articles and materials. Best of all, you’ll be able to engage with colleagues eager to support each other as we implement Genius Hour in our classrooms and schools. Read our welcome message!