Genius Hour at home has been a serendipity for my students and me. In this time of emergency remote learning, it has not been easy. We are in our 12th week of this. We have three weeks to go, and we are all exhausted and lonely, but Genius Hour is a light in the darkness.… Read more Genius Hour At Home Blog Post Index
My goal for my students is that they become lifelong, independent learners. Not those who jump through hoops, but those who embrace the LEARNING of school. I have a lot of students like this at my sweet school. Grade 5 is actually such a fun year for passionate learning. In our recent Genius Hour “unit”… Read more Keep the Genius Hour Learning Going
Since there are so many of us in this together, learning to do Genius Hour at home, I thought I would share the videos I made for my students. Of course, you will want to make your own, but maybe something will give a spark for how you can do it. I’d love to see… Read more 6 Steps of Genius Hour for My Students, An Unpolished Set of Instructions
I am in the middle of a very fun round of Genius Hour with my fifth grade geniuses! They are sheltering at home and doing lessons from there. We are giving Genius Hour a try. Here is a five-minute summary of six steps for Genius Hour that you can do with your students. I hope… Read more Genius Hour at Home
This happened recently. The release date came and passed without anyone on the production staff or us knowing or paying attention. (Our insidious and disruptive enemy gets the blame.) Read Chapter 1 in the Kindle preview.