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My thoughts on 20 Time Projects

Finally a few minutes to view the Innovation Hour presentations and I was more impressed watching them after the fact than while I was there. So much great work by students came out of these projects, but viewing the montage video has helped me think more about what I want to do differently next year. 342 more words

Teacher Tidbits

Genius Hour Tune-Up

I finished the school year on Friday.  Like many other teachers I know, I am already thinking about what I’d like to do differently next year.   663 more words


Sharing the Learning

We had our first Genius Hour presentations on Friday and it went really well. I am extremely proud of how our first attempt turned out and can’t wait for more of it this coming week! 261 more words

Social Responsibility

The Passion Project

For the final project in our middle school technology class, I wanted to do something special. So far we have done a few projects with digital media, we’ve made infographics, and I’ve introduced coding through Scratch. 454 more words


Not Geniuses Yet, But Definitely Smarter!

My first Genius Hour experiment is complete!  A few weeks ago, I launched my first attempt at this type of learning with my 5th grade music class ( 482 more words


Most of you are probably aware of the FIFA scandal/conspiracy that has happened recently. That affects a lot of people, maybe not personally but still it affects them. 119 more words


Genius Hour

We have been doing Genius Hour in the classroom these past few weeks. There is an extensive amount of information on the internet about this and I encourage you to look it up, or even better, to talk to your child about it. 150 more words