Combining student choice, multimedia and resource and information evaluation, Genius Hour is one the most efficient ways to address Common Core Standards. This upload contains answers to "Why should I dedicate classroom time to Genius Hour?" and "How can I fit Genius Hour in and still get all my curriculum completed too?"
This PDF is a presentation you can use to convince teachers, administrators and school boards alike that a true Genius Hour can address most of the CCLS by leveraging student choice: one of the greatest classroom motivators. The skills acquired during this class time are skills our students will use for life.
Every teaching candidate needs to be ready to guide their future students through the inquiry process and Genius Hour is the way to go!