Making You Think Monday
Genius Hour Edition
What is Genius Hour?
Products like Post-Its and GMail came from companies giving their employees 20% time to invest in something they were passionate about.
How could I get started?
Here is a link to a Live Binder completely dedicated to Genius Hour. It has articles, ways to get started, and motivational videos.
Genius Hour.com is a very helpful website as well. There is a great introductory video that you could even use in your classroom when explaining Genius Hour to your students. GeniusHour.com even has a course for teachers with 70 videos walking you through the process step-by-step.
Edutopia has a great article about the kind of culture you can create in your classroom by using Genius Hour, as well as how it ties to personalized learning.