Today was #geniushour Trial Day
Awesome, I am so glad to hear that you kids enjoyed it as much as mine did. Now they can be prepared for the adventure of their own Genius project as mine prepare to retry or move forward with a project derived from their interests and passions.
Today was the final day before the Christmas Break. If you work in a school or with children then you know that it’s a pretty crazy day. The children are so excited and it’s really difficult to get them to focus on any tasks. I’ve done the movie and popcorn on the last day, free time activities, games day. All which are pretty special things that the students enjoy but I wanted to end our 2013 on a real high. If you ask any of the students in the class what is their favourite thing about school they will likely tell you genius time. So I knew I had to something big with genius time.
My initial plan was to just let them go ahead and make their projects. But my wonderful colleague and husband Phil Young had his students engage in a genius time day and while it was…
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