Summer break provides the perfect opportunity for rest, relaxation, and reflection. In addition to spending more quality time with family and friends, I consistently engage in my own professional development by finding books, webinars, or conferences which will help me better prepare my students for life beyond high school. I mentioned in this post that … Continue reading Genius Hour: A Poll
Curiosity: The Key to Success
Meet Caine, a 9-year-old from East L.A. whose curiosity has inspired millions: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=faIFNkdq96U Why is it that some of our students, like Caine, will follow their curiosity and interests to produce amazing creations or contrivances whilst others flounder or look to the teacher to tell them what to do next? How do we as teachers … Continue reading Curiosity: The Key to Success
Genius Hour 2.0
From Day 1, I was already reflecting on how it could be better. I am one of those teachers who jumps right in and iterates as I go. This was no exception.