These books are highly recommended if you are looking to start a genius hour project. None of them are specific to genius hour, but they will transform the way you think about your students and your teaching philosophy. If there are others that you recommend please leave them in the comments below.
Most Recent Books (published this year on Genius Hour):
Inquiry and Innovation in the Classroom: Using 20% Time, Genius Hour, and PBL to Drive Student Success
Pure Genius: Building a Culture of Innovation and Taking 20% Time to the Next Level
Passion-Driven Classroom, The: A Framework for Teaching and Learning
Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us
Teach Like a PIRATE: Increase Student Engagement, Boost Your Creativity, and Transform Your Life as an Educator
Role Reversal: Achieving Uncommonly Excellent Results in the Student-Centered Classroom
Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom
Creating Innovators: The Making of Young People Who Will Change the World
Finding Your Element: How to Discover Your Talents and Passions and Transform Your Life
Classroom Habitudes (Revised edition): Teaching Habits and Attitudes for 21st Century Learning
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