Passion (Part 3) – An Expedition
Reflection and Discovery showed us what our passion looks like to you and your learners (and possibly colleagues). An Expedition will explore ideas about how to best use Passion Projects at different age levels. Read through the following articles and websites to see different options for Passion Projects.
- Genius Hour Blueprint
- Genius Hour Steps via Students
- Peppy Genius Hour Intro for Students
- 2nd Grade Genius Hour
- 20% Time – Secondary
Articles & Research: (EBSCO; Available on campus only)
- Caught Up in Curiosity: Genius Hour in the Kindergarten Classroom
- Inquiry, Engagement, Passion, and Grit: Dispositions for Genius Hour
- Students pick their own Genius Hour subject
- Genius Hour – 4th Grade
- Genius Hour Project Examples – under 2 min – Secondary
- Genius Hour Presentations (Elementary)
- Photography Presentation from Secondary Student
- Food Tutorials on YouTube by Secondary Students
- Genius Hour with 7th Graders
- Genius Hour – 1st Grade
Earn Your Stripe!
Create, and submit below, a document, graphic organizer/infographic, or video about how Passion Projects have an effect on learning experiences that include the following:
- How do my students feel when they are learning in my classroom?
- How do I differentiate my learning to incorporate student choice and student interests?
- How do Passion Projects have an effect on learning?
- How, do you think, would classroom management change while students work on their Passion Projects each week? What things can you anticipate will be challenging, and how will you handle these challenges?
(If you know of any articles or resources that could be added, please contact Jamie.)