Igniting Student Passions through Genius Hour!


At Fall CUE, George Garcia and I walked participants through how to guide students through self-directed projects. Introduction to Genius Hour In the session participants will be introduced to the genius hour concept, aka 20% Time, aka Passion Projects. This framework allows students roughly an hour per week to work on a project of their choice. Students then present their learning to their class as a culminating activity. The Bad Idea Factory! To get the creative juices flowing, we start with an activity called The Bad Idea Factory. This allows participants to come up with as many [ Read More ]

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