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20%Time, Genius Hour and Virtual Communities.

In 2013, I came across an interesting link on my Twitter feed.  The link led to a list of must read books related to education – one of which was Daniel Pink’s, Drive.   864 more words


Genius Hour Update: March 15, 2015

My latest genius hour project involved my church again, because they are always needing volunteers and I am usually available to help out. Every Sunday morning since summer my brother and I have been apart of a “tear-down team” basically we restore the church building back to its former open space by stacking chairs, folding dividers, and picking up garbage. 459 more words

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It has been an amazing first year for Genius Hour!

Our geniuses have accomplished some incredible projects:

-building computers and robots

-computer programming


-making nail polish, paint, dog treats, invisible ink… 45 more words

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Giving Big Hope with Small Hope during Genius Hour

For a few months, I have been promoting the Kickstarter for my next book, Small Hope using various videos, puppet/greenscreen shows, posters, ect. Just last week, I had a few of my 4th and 5th graders during Genius Hour starting to feel frustrated with some of their creations. 529 more words

Teach Like A Pirate

The Genius Hour Skype

Hello everyone and Happy Friday. I wanted to talk about something new I have been trying with Genius Hour the last few weeks and that’s Skyping. 541 more words

Teach Like A Pirate