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Genius Hour- Final Post

Genius Hour Question: Why is there a lack of technology in classrooms for those who have special needs?

These past few weeks have flown by and in this short amount of time I still feel that my genius hour question has multiple ways to be answered. 306 more words


Genius Hour

Genius hour has been around for a long time and it’s a project that has had several different iterations in my classroom over the past few years. 437 more words


Hawk, Crow, or Owl?

I’m just over halfway through Don Wettrick’s book Pure Genius and loving it.  The book is worth the read just for the valuable social media information, let alone all of the great ideas around facilitating passion projects with kids that he shares in the first part of the book.   346 more words

Genius Hour Post: The Interview

For my genius hour project this week I decided to interview my fabulous mother. My mother is not a teacher, but a regular working employee. However, she is a key component in education due to her raising my younger sister who is considered special needs by educational standards. 330 more words


Genius Hour is Back!

Good morning! It’s been a long time since I contributed anything to this blog apart from some tweet links, but I have good reason to return: My grade 10 students have finished the latest iteration of their Genius Hour projects. 64 more words

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My student's Learn Like a Pirate about Baby Animals Stick Around Genius Hour Project

One of my first graders for their final Genius Hour wanted to know if she could make a lesson just as fun as Mrs. Andre or myself. 75 more words

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Genius Hour in Music

I’ve recently started reading the book Pure Genius by Don Wettrick.  It’s no secret that kids are more engaged when they have voice and choice in what they are learning.   220 more words