This resource has been updated to contain a Google Slides version to use in Google Classroom. Are you looking for a way to increase student engagement and motivation? Try PASSION PROJECTS! This step by step guide includes everything you need to introduce Passion Projects during a weekly Genius Hour
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Inquiry-based learning at its best! Perfect for virtual teaching or in-class learning! Increase student engagement and make your life easy with this ready-to-go project. You will get teacher pages, student handouts (brainstorming, topic development, research, links to resources, reflections, pres
Do you want to try some new and exciting projects in your classroom? This Genius Hour Kit with Google is perfect for you! This resource is filled with Google Forms to track progress, intro slide show, step by step teacher directions & tips to getting started, DIGITAL student response sheets &
Genius Hour/20% Time is a wonderful way to engage upper elementary and middle school students in research projects that they're passionate about! Print out this guide to prepare you for the steps they need to take, from start to finish. Then watch their enthusiasm and engagement take off! ⭐ Now av
This genius hour pack contains everything you need for students to explore their passion projects. Keeping students on track with their projects can be hard work, this pack has planners, graphic organizers and schedules to remain organized and keep the students on task. Everything you need for stude
✨BUNDLE AND SAVE!✨ Help students discover their passions by developing their own Genius Hour Inquiry questions! Genius Hour, or 20% Time, is a project based learning experience that allows students to develop research skills and creative thinking by exploring their own interests in the classroom. Ge
Find out what your students are interested in. Help your students narrow their likes and dislikes to help drive their passion projects. This activity helps students narrow their interests to help them create a question or idea to research. In this activity the things they love will compete until you
An introductory activity designed to help students determine whether a website is reliable or not. After evaluating a number of sites, students will begin to ask themselves these questions naturally before trusting information from just any site!
This form is also known as CRAAP, but we changed t
This graphic organizer is broken up into Bloom's Taxonomy levels. Sentence starters are provided to help students generate higher level thinking questions for Genius Hour / 20% Time / Passion Projects.
Use the possible questions "answer key" provided to help model generating questions, or come up w
Use this chart to help your kids come up with different ideas for their genius hour projects! The chart includes categories like Famous Events in History, Technology, and Inventions. Students start by filling out the chart with their own ideas. Afterwards, they have 3 of their peers (or even a paren
Provide your students with an authentic audience for presenting their Genius Hour project pitch - "Shark Tank" style!Kick off Genius hour with this highly engaging Shark Tank Activity. Students will choose a topic and final product for their passion project, develop and refine their research questio
This interactive notebook is to help get you and your students started with Genius Hour in your classroom. There is a suggested teacher roll-out guide with activities and links to videos to go along with the student notebook pages. In the notebook, students can: - develop their passions - decide t
This quarter to semester long project is designed to work for face-to-face, virtual, or blended learning and is fully EDITABLE. Students are guided through a 6 step process in which they get to pick their topic, determine how they will learn about their topic, and choose the type of product they wi
Help students discover their passions by developing their own Genius Hour Inquiry questions! Genius Hour, or 20% Time, is a project based learning experience that allows students to develop research skills and creative thinking by exploring their own interests in the classroom. This Google Drive Com
Engage students in inquiry driven learning with Genius Hour! Genius Hour, or 20% Time, is a project based learning experience that allows students to develop research skills and creative thinking by exploring their own passions in the classroom. Genius Hour is a highly engaging PBL method because
Genius Hour Independent Research Project
Students will select a topic of interest to research. After going through the research process, students design their own presentation format to present their findings to the class. Students will LOVE this project!
• Booklet to guide students th
Lectio Divina: Sacred Reading | Usage & Idea GuideThis products contains three versions. All sheets ask the same questions. Three of the sheets use Latin terminology and three of the sheets use English terminology. The differences in formatting are created to offer student options for differenti
- Lesson launches
-Digital notebooks for students to use technology with the project!
- Lesson check in & inspirational video links included!
- Example videos linked
- All charts/ graphic organizers included
Are you doing a unit on self-selected research? This would be a great framework to use to get your students started! This product includes everything your students need from brainstorming to presenting their self-selected research topic. It is fully adaptable for multiple grades...1st through 12t
Perfect for distance learning, hybrid learning, in-person learning or homeschooling -- this project is described as basic because it meets all the requirements of an inquiry-cycle, but will not overwhelm you or your young learners! The project is complete from start to finish in just 10 days. The co
This notebook is designed to be used by students to help provide some structure and organization for self-directed learning ("inquiry"). Students are encouraged to find a topic related to their own passions, interests and strengths. You can leave this completely open-ended or direct students further
This 16-slide interactive presentation is everything you need to do Genius Hour face-to-face or virtually! Students go through the provided steps to complete their inquiry project. Students are provided with prompts and a checklist to guide them along the way.The slides include the following steps:P