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Genius Hour Chat on Twitter 12/8/13 8-9CST

I will be guest hosting the #txeduchat chat on Twitter on 12/8/13 at 8pm CST to discuss Genius Hour.  We will be discussing many topics related to Genius Hour and you’ll be able to ask any questions that you may

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Genius Hour Teacher Resources

Genius Hour Links Genius Hour Wiki  – great resource for all things genius hour Genius Hour LiveBinders – lists of all things genius hour Global Genius Hour Project – a project dedicated to sharing genius hour projects to students and teachers around

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A Constructivist Take On Genius Hour Using Wonder Wall

By: Kimberly Hurd Horst My first graders and I are so excited to introduce you to our Genius Hour that we call Wonder Wall Wednesdays. How did wonder Wall Wednesday get its name? At the beginning of the school year

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Genius Hour Podcast Interview with Suzanna Panter and Chris Kesler

This interview was taped for the Let’s Get Busy podcast. It features, Suzanna Panter and myself discussing genius hour. We go into great detail on what genius hour looks like in our classrooms/libraries. It’s definitely worth listening to if you

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This Little Light Of Mine, I'm Gonna Let It Shine

When I first started teaching in 1994, I was filled with hope, joy and creativity. My classroom was bouncing with things to do. For a whole month we shoved desks out of our way and interacted with our room as

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