Ideas for Teaching Students in THEIR World…
This great graphic on levels of questions includes the fact that the author doesn't know who created the original. Read on for some ideas for genius hour as well.
20 Time: Research Project Developing a Solution to a World Issue
20 time year long project for middle and/or high school English. Students work 20% of the time developing their own projects!
Growth Mindset Posters You Can Color: 50 Poster Bundle!
Make coloring meaningful and decorate your classroom with these 50 Growth Mindset Poster that your students can color! Includes Fixed vs. Growth Mindset Statements, Affirmations, and Quotes. #growthmindset #classroommanagement #coloring
This is How We Teach
Regardless of the subject, good teaching is good teaching. One new piece of tech does not change all that we know about instruction. As we develop curriculum and practices in technology we use strategies and tools we know work for students. We scaffold their learning and provide support when needed. Just like we do in reading, writing, math and content we make anchor charts for technology that guide students along the way. Here are a few anchor charts my students and I developed during…
Growth Mindset Coloring Pages
Growth Mindset Motivational Coloring Pages and Posters Created in response to my popular Growth Mindset Posters , this set of 25 coloring pages is perfect to engage your students in cultivating a growth mindset. Students can color each of these pages with a positive growth mindset quote. Completed...
Launching Genius Hour
Chocolate Covered Classroom Creations *Upper Elementary *Canadian *French as a Second Language *Guided Math *The Daily 5 *Project Based Learning.
Growth Mindset & Motivational Coloring Sheets - Set 1
Mindful coloring sheets are a great way to promote positive thinking and a growth mindset. The hand illustrated pages are well suited for elementary age students, although adults are welcome to color, too :-)
Implementing Genius Hour in Your Classroom
Learn about how to incorporate Genius Hour in your classroom! Take notes from huge corporations like Google and 3M, which allow their employees time to explore their passions as side projects. The same idea can be used with your students to inspire creativity, passion, and engagement!
Our First Genius Hour
Hello 2-3 Families, In September, I introduced you all to our Genius Hour project. I am amazed by your children each day! There was lots of planning and preparation that wen into our first Genius Hour. In order to prepare them for our first project, each student was given their own genius badge to wear while conducting research.... Genius Hour is ALL about what the students want to learn about and for our first GH, the kids would be researching various topics about.....MEXICO! The class was…
The Literary Maven: Project Based Learning, Genius Hour, & 20% Time: How to Individualize Student Learning
How do you individualize instruction in your classroom and allow students to pursue their interests? Middle school and high school English Language Arts teachers discussed the types of individualized learning they use in their classroom: project based learning, Genius Hour, and 20% time, and how they got started and introduced it to students. Teachers also shared past PBL units, final products, successes and obstacles. Read through the chat for ideas to implement in your own classroom.