Genius hour elementary

Discover genius hour projects that will empower elementary students to explore their passions and develop critical thinking skills. Encourage creativity and innovation in the classroom with these engaging ideas.
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Passion Projects were a staple in my gifted enrichment classroom in the 1970s. Back in those days, we called them Type III enrichment activities (Renzulli Enrichment Model) or Independent Studies. But thankfully, things changed as general education has embraced the concepts of thinking skills, creative production, and talent development. Today we see these activities implemented in all types of classrooms through Genius Hour, Passion Projects, and Maker Spaces. Whatever title you choose to…

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Jennifer James
20% Genius: Genius Hour 20 Day Challenge! Day 1: What is Genius Hour - Students use 21st Century Skills in a student-driven, process-centered opportunity for them to explore their own interests. Also known as Genius Time, 20% Time, Passion Projects, and Personalized Learning #geniustime #20percenttime #personalizedlearning Challenges, Genius Hour Middle School, Genius Hour Elementary, 20 Day Challenge, Genius Hour, Genius Hour Projects, What Is Genius, Genious Hour, Project Based Learning

DAY 1: What is Genius Hour? As we mentioned earlier....Genius Hour is where passions come alive! Students are given the opportunity to pose their own questions, problems, or challenges. With support, students will plan, manage, and reflect upon their learning. Students will switch roles from learner and teacher throughout the process. They will have the freedom to think independently and interdependently, take risks, and learn from their attempts. You and your students will not be able to…

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20% Genius
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. Organisation, Pre K, 4th Grade Classroom, Classroom Activities, Future Classroom, Inquiry Learning, Classroom Inspiration, Classroom Fun, School Genius

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…

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Sue Ellen
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! Education, Pre K, Inquiry Based Learning, Inquiry Learning, Project Based Learning, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Tips, Teaching Tools, School Genius

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!

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Minds in Bloom
Genius Hour, also known as Passion Projects, encourage individuals to ask  questions, pursue personal interests, research, and CREATE something to  showcase their new knowledge. Genius Hour is based on a business practice  developed by Google, where they encouraged their employees to work on their  own passion project as long as it could potentially help the company.  Genius Hour is explained thoroughly in this video from an adult  perspective.  My students work on Genius Hour projects as an ... Reading, Humour, Student Project, Early Years Educator, Genius Hour Projects, Library Lessons, Genius Hour Elementary, Project Based Learning, Inquiry Based Learning

Passion Projects, encourage individuals to ask questions, pursue personal interests, research, and CREATE something to showcase their new knowledge. You can also refer to passion projects as Genius Hour, which is based on a business practice developed by Google, where they encouraged their employees

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Brooke Trexler