Genius Hour is a time given during the school day to allow students to follow their passions and learn about topics that interest them. Click on one of the buttons below to see some of the resources I’ve collected over the past several years. Contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions or would like to book me to present on Genius Hour.
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WOW! Amazing resources. I’m just about to try out Genius hour here in Ireland with a class of 11 – 12 year olds and have been researching how it works in other classrooms. This page is really helpful and the videos you have included are very inspirational. Thank you for sharing so much
You are welcome! I’m sure you’re class will be thrilled! Let me know if you have any questions or want to share any success stories!
I love Ireland, and I’m doing it here and it’s great!
I would like to contact you about presenting for the Reform Symposium online conference from Oct. 11th to 13th. We invite over 75000 teachers in 188 countries to attend for free. We personally invite each presenter. I ran into your blog a month ago and love your work. You can email me at ShellyTerrell at gmail, Twitter: @ShellTerrell, or Facebook.com/ShellyTerrell, or Gplus.to/ShellyTerrell
There is such a treasure chest of ideas here. Thank you for sharing.
You are welcome. Let me know if you have any questions! (email@example.com)
Wow, this is really a hidden treasure for me! A big thanks to you Terri for sharing your ideas. I will try with my grade 2 class.
Thnaks for all this information. Our school has been trying to improve our studets engaement in a range of different things over the past couple of years. Our principal discussed genius hour with us and I have struggled to have a starting point and more of an understanding till now. I have a year 4 class who are amazing students that I can not wait to see what they discover. Thanks for all this information it is fantastic.
Thank you! If you have any questions, feel free to contact me any time at firstname.lastname@example.org!
best website ever
Thanks so much for these amazing resources! I almost can’t wait to get started refining Genius Hour in my classroom next year. Almost. I’m OK with enjoying summer vacation first. 😉
I am excited, too! Thanks for reading!
I have a split year 2/3 class would the genius hour project be ok?
By year 2/3, do you mean 8-9 year olds?
There are so many great resources here. Thanks so much. Not only that, but u have also shared so much valuable and practical advice on how to actually start genius hour in the classroom. My team and I are about to embark on our genius journey in year 6 classrooms (11/12 year olds) in Australia. Thanks for ur insight.
thx its great!
Thanks for sharing.
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