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Anchored In 3rd Grade: GENIUS HOUR!!!

After inspiration from Teach Like A Pirate by Dave Burgess, and participating in my first #tlap chat on Twitter, I decided to take the plunge into Genius Hour! First of all, I have finally learned what the Twitter hype is for education. And let me tell you... it is EXHILARATING Exciting! Refreshing Supportive Your own PLC After participating in the #tlap chat for an hour, I joined another Twitter chat...#ed (something or other). At first I just watched the action...then I got brave and…

GENIUS HOUR Forms http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Genius-Hour-Starter-1002142

SALE !!!!! Click on the pic and it'll take you right to my TPT store. Great time to grab those Math Vocab Cards and Multiplication Flashcards! Concert Craze... On the 22nd, my sister and I took my daughter and niece to the Selena Gomez concert. We've had the tickets since March...bought them early with mid-kid's fan club code and got awesome seats. Emblem3 opened for Selena (I heard they were the winners of X factor or something like that--they were good). We had two seats in the 3rd row and…

Here’s a useful handout that can help teachers introduce students to the Genius Hour concept. It’s often the first step in convincing students that they do have interests worthy of purs…

Here's a good brainstorming tool that can help teachers introduce students to the Genius Hour concept. Download a blank version that you are free to reproduce.

Now THIS is a great idea! Yes, it takes one hour out of the week, but it's an hour that integrates  subject matter and ignites students' interest. This could be the one that grabs those reluctant learners and gets them fired up! Goes directing to google.drive for the download.

Now THIS is a great idea! Yes, it takes one hour out of the week, but it's an hour that integrates subject matter and ignites students' interest. This could be the one that grabs those reluctant learners and gets them fired up! Goes directing to google.drive for the download.

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.

Last week I was scouring the internet for some more inquiry ideas for my classroom when I came across Genius Hour. One word ... hooked. And inspired. And motivated. (I was never good at limiting my words). ;) Sufficed to say, I KNEW it was going to happen in my classroom. In a nutshell, Genius Hour is something that happens in your classroom for one hour a week. During this time, students research and complete an inquiry project based on their passions - really digging deep into what…

Denise and Gallit have developed a Creativity Rubric that they use in Step 3 of their Genius Hour cycle with students. It’s a work in progress, but you’re welcome to use, tweak and/or s…

Denise and Gallit have developed a Creativity Rubric they use in Step 3 of their Genius Hour cycle with students. It's a work in process. Use, tweak, share!

Genius Time/Passion Hour/Research Brainstorming

Getting started with Genius Time, Passion Hour, 20% 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. Enjoy! ...