This promotes the idea of using "Genius Hour" in Elementary School. "Genius Hour" involves students to use technology to research different topics in a controlled setting and able to reflect on what they learned.
Technology can enable the most ordinary person to do truly extraordinary things. Here's a group of resources I’m calling Passion Tools, different types of tech tools that help students take their personal interests or talents to a whole new level.
Fire up your students' passions with this project. By working on something that excites them everyday, Genius Hour will spill over into their other classwork! This activity is great for upper elementary students grade, grade, grade, grade) and beyond!
Teach Your Child to Read - Genius Hour in Elementary! Planning for the perfect in second, third and fourth grade (it's not as easy as it sounds!) - Give Your Child a Head Start, and.Pave the Way for a Bright, Successful Future.
Getting started with Genius Time, Passion Hour, Time, or whatever you call it? For some students, it can be challenging for them to find something they're interested in researching. This page helps students with the brainstorming process.
Genius Hour Brainstorm- making students think and write about their interests (cross curriculum applications). Then letting them do the assignment of their choice while other students get the extra practice.