Ideas Explored: Genius Hour & 20 % Time ShellyTerrell.com/webinars Photo by h.koppdelaney, Flic.kr/p/7xdBDS
… all children could and should be inventors of their own theories, critics of other people’s ideas, analyzers of evidence, and makers of their own personal marks on the world. - Deborah Meier Photo by Shermeee, Flic.kr/p/6211rA
Each week, employees can take a Genius Hour - 60 minutes to work on new ideas or master new skills. They’ve used that precious sliver of autonomy well, coming up with a range of innovations including training tools for other branches. - Daniel Pink Photo by toprankonlinemarketing, Flic.kr/p//2PT1JS
Genius Hour & 20 % Time Students dedicate part of their class time to exploring an interest in a project they later present
Angelamaiers.com/2012/06/the-passion-driven-classroom- discussion-and-study-guide.html #GeniusHour @mrsdkrebs Denise Krebs, Kindergarten Teacher @gallit_z Gallit Zvi, Grade 6/7 Teacher & Faculty Associate @JoyKirr Joy Kirr, Grade 7 Teacher
Genius Hour Manifesto Educationismylife.com/genius-hour-manifesto
What’s the process?
Step by Step Process Psolarz.weebly.com
You were born to be awesome so get to it! – Kid President Inspire students with innovators like them! Youtube.com/watch?v=l-gQLqv9f4o
I am not a teacher, but an awakener. - Robert Frost Topic? Exploration? Photo by David Blackwell, Flic.kr/p/a4srHq
Students need a place to reflect & share the journey
Digital research, bookmarking & curation Educlipper PearlTrees Diigo Storify Livebinders Flipboard Pinterest List.ly
Students need mentors! Personal Learning Networks (PLN) Photo by lanx1983, Flic.kr/p/cKhQM
What does it look like in action?
Genius Hour Free Ebooks Educationismylife.com/books
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