What are some genius hour ideas?

What are some genius hour ideas?

Here are some ideas that you can use for Genius Hour time:

  • Build a city https://www.instagram.com/p/3M_4HeG7bY/
  • Find a mini-engeneering project to complete.
  • Explore the world by taking a virtual field trip.
  • Find the answers to some of your biggest questions.
  • Learn a new skill.
  • Write a story, play, song, etc.

What are the six phases of genius hours?

In this article we will show how you can tweak these “6 steps for Genius Hour” – inspire, wonder, question, learn, share, and reflect – to fit into your emergency learning program.

What are the steps of genius hour?

I’ll be referring to these phases as the five key pillars of Genius Hour.

  • Students select their topics.
  • Students formulate research questions.
  • Students research topics.
  • Students create projects.
  • Students share their projects with the school or greater community.

What are the 3 rules for genius hour?

Genius Hour has three rules:

  • Students must start with an essential question that cannot be answered with a simple Google search.
  • Students must research their question using reputable websites, interviews, and/or print resources.
  • Students must create something. Their product may be digital, physical or service-oriented.

How do you write a genius hour question?

Ask Yourself

  1. What do you want to learn more about?
  2. What has always fascinated you?
  3. What question do you want to find the answer to?
  4. What could you spend all day learning about?
  5. Remember, a good Inquiry question is not “Google-able”

How long should a genius hour presentation be?

Juliani explains how this works: “Each student either puts together four slides, and it’s 30 seconds to a minute long, and basically what they tell their peers in the class is (1) What they’re going to make, what they’re going to learn. (2) Why they’re going to learn it. Why they want to learn it.