Last June, I posted Summer Passion Projects which since then has morphed into the ideas now in place this school year. This new post “Genius Hour, Take 1” is apropos in that it’s the first stage of production, of experiences, in the year with this new endeavor. I’ve decided that I need Takes as the year goes – re-dos, tweaks, repeats, and continual progression are the story of this life!
I’ve blocked an hour on my weekly schedule as Genius Hour. The question “What’s Genius Hour?” came up at parent night before I could even address it on the schedule. Parents received the information very well, not too many questions, more of a fascination that free choice learning would be happening on a regular basis.
A parent approached me after the meeting and shared her excitement with this plan. It turns out that her office does this. (Perfect!)…
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