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Day 36 - You Are a Genius, Part 2

In You Are a Genius, Part 1, we saw ways in which Genius Hour fosters creativity and student-centered inquiry in our youngest students. (If you missed it, visit HSE21 Shorts Day 35!) Today’s Genius Hour post–presented as a conversation with FHS English teacher Kyle Goodwin–illustrates the depth of student engagement, personalized learning, and 21st century skill development that exist when high school students are allowed to investigate their own curiosities in the context of English class. 623 more words

Day 9 - Fourth Graders Think About Change

Quality instruction requires students to think deeply and connect ideas, no matter what their age. Consider this recent example from Hoosier Road Elementary School:

My fourth grade high ability class is studying patterns of change in language arts. 103 more words