Genius Hour Steps

The Problem-Solving Teacher
Grade Levels
4th - 7th
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21 pages
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  1. This Genius Hour Project unit will bring you from the question "What is Genius Hour?" to Genius Hour questions to research and wrap it up with Genius Hour presentations. Having a Genius Hour allows time for meaningful student-driven learning and application. Remote learning is a prime opportunity to
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Do you need structure to bring your Genius Hour project ideas to life? This lesson walks you through introducing "What is Genius Hour?" to your class. Your students will learn what genius hour is, how to choose a Genius Hour topic, how to plan for that topic, and pitch it to the class as an idea. There is an easy grading rubric for your pitch presentations.

Ideal for 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade, 7th grade, and 8th grade.


- Introduction Slides

- Pitch Planner

- Pitch Requirements

- Working Period Slide

- Grading Rubrics

Genius Hour Presentations

What is Genius Hour?


Passion Project, Genius Hour, Student Driven Learning, Hands on Learning, Project Based Learning, Student Engagement, Projects, Distance Learning, Virtual Learning, Face to Face Learning, Hybrid Learning

Total Pages
21 pages
Answer Key
Rubric only
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