Genius Hour

What is a "Genius Hour"?
"Genius hour is a movement that allows students to explore their own passions and encourages creativity in the classroom.  It provides students a choice in what they learn during a set period of time during school." -

Your Motivational Speech from Kid President

How to set up a Genius Hour
Things to think about:
Will your students work alone, in pairs, or in groups?
Will you have a timeline or is the work open ended?
Will you put any limits on what kinds of ideas they come up with?
What will you be looking for in a final product?

Resources for setting up Genius Hour

Places to get inspiration/ideas

Blogs and Websites about Genius Hour in the Classroom