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Thrively Revisited

My first post about Thrively was in 2015.  Since then, the platform has changed a bit.  There is still a free option that includes a Strengths Assessment and links to resources and local activities connected to student interests.  247 more words


Genius Camp 2017-2018

In addition to doing Genius Hour with my 3rd-5th grade gifted students, I have been guiding 5th grade students through what I like to call, “Genius Camp” during our school’s weekly enrichment time for the past year and a half.  395 more words


Building "WONDER" into our classrooms. #oneword

Hey boys…”I’m going to write a blog about what students wonder about.  What do you wonder about?”

Connor (12):  “I wonder what the universe is shaped like.  896 more words

Student Voice

Genius Hour 2.0

Genius hour in my school is no longer bound to certain students. It transforms the whole school. It’s more like a club where any students can walk-in and pursue their dreams or passions. 13 more words

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Genius Hour: Focus Point

Personally, I would like to highlight the communicate part. It is where my students presented their projects to the public. They prepared their own booth, brochures and displayed their product and services. 51 more words

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