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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.

Reeves in the Middle: Passion Projects, Genius Hour, 20 Time - Whatever You Call It - Part 2

Example of what a potential rubric for genius hour could include. I like this rubric because it emphasizes the process of the project and students learning, not the success of their final product.

After much research and planning, I am thrilled to introduce my 5th  grade reading group to GENIUS HOUR!  Genius Hour is a project-ba...

Genius Hour - Ideas for planning and implementation in the elementary classroom! (Includes a few free Genius Hour project printables to use with your students!

These tech tools help students create their own blogs or websites, podcasts, videos, artwork, even publish their own books. Wonderful for Genius Hour projects, 20% time, or any kind of passion project.

Tools to Help Students Follow Their Passions

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.

Runde's Room: Passion Projects in the Classroom

Passion Projects in the Classroom

Runde's Room: Passion Projects in the Classroom - Students come up with something they are passionate about and then they get to research it. Can be done during Language Arts each Friday.

The idea of Genius Hour...amazing. Getting started with Genius Hour...a bit daunting.     Here is a sneak peek at how I got my students eng...

The idea of Genius Hour. Getting started with Genius Hour.a bit daunting. Here is a sneak peek at how I got my students eng.

Fire up your students' passions with the Genius Hour! It's a guaranteed hit with your students.

Genius Hour

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!

Learn about how to incorporate Genius Hour in your classroom! Take notes from huge corporations like Google and 3M, which allow their employees time to explore their passions as side projects. The same idea can be used with your students to inspire creativity, passion, and engagement!

Implementing Genius Hour in Your Classroom

Genius Hour (also known as Time) is an inquiry-based learning project in which students work on individual projects focused on their passion.

Genius Hour in Elementary! Planning for the perfect #geniushour in second, third and fourth grade (it's not as easy as it sounds!)

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.

Genius Time/Passion Hour/Research Brainstorming

Genius Time/Passion Hour/Research Brainstorming

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.

A collection of Passion Time (Genius Hour) resources. Lots of really great ideas and projects, plus lots of examples.

Classroom teacher - great web site-A collection of Passion Time (Genius Hour) resources. Lots of really great ideas and projects, plus lots of examples.

Genius Hour Brainstorm-A Fun Way to Engage Students in Writing with Multiple Options for Topics! Other worksheets are on the website of this sheet.

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.

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