Genius Hour

Genius Hour is an amazing concept, and the more I learn about it the more I’m convinced that it’s an opportunity that all kids should have.  In my journey to learn more about Genius Hour, I am realizing that it can take many different shapes and formats.  Everything from a research project to an action project. My favorite seems to be the format explained by A.J. Juliani:

The most important thing I have learned, is that whatever is decided on in terms of the Genius Hour format, it needs to fit the needs of the classroom.  The following is a list of sites that are helpful when planning out Genius Hour in any classroom!

A.J. Juliani’s 2oTime Course

Joy Kirr’s Genius Hour Livebinder site

Joy Kirr’s Genius Hour Blog

The Global Genius Hour Project

Making in English Class

http://kruegergeniushour.blogspot.com/