Tinker Maker Engineer Why?

Developing Creativity through Making Across the Curriculum

** Part 3: Genius Hour **

What is Genius Hour?

Genius Hour is a movement in education that encouraging creativity by allowing students time to follow their own interests and passions in the classroom. It's a concept initiated at Google where their engineers 20% of their workday to work on anything that they wanted. Surprisingly, 50% of Google products have been created during Genius Hour.

What is Genius Hour? - Introduction to Genius Hour in the Classroom

More Genius Hour Resources

Genius Hour in the Classroom

Genius Hour video - how'd he do that? Check out the cool iPad app Videoscribe

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