Tags » "Genius Hour" » Page 2

Genius Hour: week 13

“Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.” – Henry Ford

Scholarly Objectives


  • I can identify the traits of genius – motivation, perseverance, and productivity – when watching a video and listening to a story.
  • 1,227 more words

Doin' this, doin' this.

My son Caleb made up this song that cracks us up– but now it’s totally my mantra. I forget how it all started, but it went something like this: 316 more words

Genius Hour: week 12

“I was taught that the way of progress was neither swift nor easy.” – Marie Curie

Scholarly Objectives


  • I can vote to show my top 3 Genius Hour project choices.
  • 272 more words

Genius Hour: week 11

“Wait long enough, and people will surprise and impress you.” – Randy Pausch

Scholarly Objectives


Making Sense of Inquiry Cycles

Here is a fantastic representation of a variety of inquiry cycles compiled by Natasha Hutchins at www.prodivame.com. It is a useful tool for comparing the language and stages of different inquiry cycles, allowing you to select the most appropriate to use in your area of teaching.

Suggested Reading

Genius Hour: week 10

“We get wise by asking questions, and even if these are not answered, we get wise, for a well-packed question carries its answer on its back as a snail carries its shell.” – James Stephens… 1,192 more words

Genius Hour: week 9

“It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” – Confucius

Scholarly Objectives

K and 1: