Help your students succeed with Genius Hour using this resource! The resource contains a PDF version of the document, PowerPoint presentation that can be customized to suit your needs and a link to a Google Slides version. Use these documents in printed form as needed, or as an interactive digital notebook that you distribute through Google Classroom or a learning management system like Schoology or Edmodo.
The notebook includes research sheets to help students research their topic and a organizers using a method of design thinking to help students create their project. There are links to videos that explain both Big 6 and design thinking that could be used to introduce different parts of the project.
Students are instructed along the way to stop and conference to make sure they are on track to be successful with making their projects public, and there is a editable single point rubric that could be used to help students self assess the quality of their work.