What a fun question I received in a tweet today: @mrsdkrebs @gallit_z @sr_tutor If you had $3000 to buy tech equipment for your genius hour program, what would you buy? #geniushour — Rhonda Leduc (@RhondaLeduc) September 21, 2013 “If you had $3000 to buy tech equipment for your genius hour program, what would you buy?”… Read more If you had $3000…
Ouch…I just re-read Ewan McIntosh’s post, “20% Time and Schools: Not the Best of Bedfellows.” I must say, as much as I respect his work, I disagree with most of this post. Especially this bolded line, jumping out at us in his first paragraph: But in schools, [20% Time] often seems to fall short of… Read more Our Expectations of Creative Genius
This seems to be a great prayer for Genius Hour and Choose2Matter: A Franciscan Benediction May God bless us with discomfort At easy answers, half-truths, And superficial relationships So that we may live from deep Within our hearts. May God bless us with anger At injustice, oppression, And exploitation of people So that we may… Read more A Franciscan Benediction
Antonella asked a genius hour question this morning: @mrsdkrebs @JoyKirr @coolcatteacher @hughtheteacher @RobynThiessen What do u find the hardest aspect of #geniushour? — Antonella albini (@antos_twitt) May 6, 2013 I answered with this: @antos_twitt @JoyKirr @coolcatteacher @hughtheteacher @RobynThiessen I hope Ss would dig deeper into learning before jumping into a project. — Denise Krebs (@mrsdkrebs)… Read more What DID I Mean?
It constantly remains a source of disappointment to me that my drawings are not yet what I want them to be. The difficulties are indeed numerous and great, and cannot be overcome at once. To make progress is a kind of miner’s work; it doesn’t advance as quickly as one would like, and as others… Read more Vincent Van Gogh Persevering