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Genius Hour Thoughts...

Goal #1: I want to answer the following questions through research.

How do different types of music affect the brain?
Can music be used as therapy? 44 more words

"The Ungoogleable Question about Stills Disease and Juvenile Arthritis"

My topic is Stills Disease and Juvenile Arthritis. My goals for this project are to answer 3 different questions I have. My questions are How can you cure this disease? 63 more words

Tracking 50 Passion Projects at Once

As my second full year of Genius Hour passion projects begins, I’m trying something new in order to better track each student’s progress. Last year I learned plenty from my students, including that I need a leaner, more agile tracking system in order to assess, encourage, and praise progress. 504 more words


Day 4: Shivonne Lewis-Young, Grade 3 Teacher (Massey Street Public School)

What I Learned Today

My name is Shivonne Lewis-Young and I teach grade 3 at Massey Street Public School. I love the 3C’s – coffee, chocolate and my children. 454 more words

#peel21st184 (Sept 2014 - June 2015)

Have You Heard of Genius Hour?

Marketers market best when they care about their product or services they’re selling. If they have vested personal interest in a company’s success, they’re going to go above and beyond the bounds of their job descriptions. 169 more words

Genius is as genius does

Creativity is not a talent. It is a way of operating.   — John Cleese

Genius creates. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

Genius hour. FedEx time. Call it what you will — it is meant for creation.

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Cursor and Curiouser Round 2!

In June, our grade 7, 8, and 9 students wrapped up a second running of the Cursor and Curiouser project (I first posted about it… 622 more words