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Self-Determined Learning

#Genius Hour - #20Time

20% Time   #geniustime

Genius hour is a time given to allow students to explore their passions.
Google gives its employees 20% of their time to work on their own pet projects.  

#geniushour Wiki (also contains #GeniusHour Teacher Blogs...)

Liberating Genius - Choose 2 Matter @angelamaiers

My #GeniusHour Mavens



The Global Genius Hour Project

Genius Hour Teacher Resources

What if the Genius Hour Model Was Used For PD?

#geniushour - ChatArchive

#GeniusHour in the Library

23 Videos That Sparked Genius Hour Thinking, Collaboration, and Actions

Genius Hour is Personalized Learning | Today is a Great Day for Learning

The Nerdy Teacher: 20% Time In My Classroom

The Nerdy Teacher: #20 Time for the win!

Can you apply Google's 20% time in the classroom?

Harmonized Learning - A "20% Time" Learning Environment for Harmony Team Students

Google's 80/20 Principle Applies to Students

20 percent projects: 10 must-have tools

A Principal's Reflections: Autonomy Breeds Change  Professional Growth Period (PGP)

Personal Learning and Creation Time - YouTube

Personal Learning and Creation Time in Middle School

5 Strategies For Creating A Genius Mindset In Students

6 Principles Of Genius Hour
In The Classroom

6 Tips for Getting Started
with Genius Hour | Edutopia

10 Reasons to Try Genius Hour This School Year

Your Top 10 Genius Hour Questions Answered | @cultofpedagogy

12 Steps to #GeniusHour

Genius Hour Completed Projects

My Makerspaces Page

My What Students Want Page

My Smackdown Page (2 minutes of genius sharing)

My Passion-Based Learning Page

My Self-Directed Learning Page

My Creativity Page


What is Genius Hour? - Integrating Technology: My Journey

What’s So Genius about Genius Hour? @pernilleripp

The Complete Guide to 20% Time (and Genius Hour) in the Classroom – @ajjuliani

How to Get Started With Genius Hour for Elementary Classrooms? –@KleinErin

My Own Genius Hour - @JoyKirrMy Own Genius Hour: Genius Hour: An Avenue to Better Teaching

How to use Genius Hour to transform student motivation and ignite creativity

Genius Hour and Design Thinking @ICTEvangelist

Games and Learning: #20PercentTuesday Week 7 Reflection - @mr_isaacs

Creating Passion Projects (Genius Hour) - What's going on in Mr. Solarz' Class?

Implementing Genius Hour

The Genius Hour: How 60 minutes a week can electrify your job | Daniel Pink

The Nerdy Teacher: #20Time Makes a Difference #edchat

Genius Hour Plan Sheet

Genius Hour Guidelines - Rubric

Genius Hour Evaluation Template

Genius Hour LiveBinder (Alyssa Calhoun)

Genius Hour - LiveBinder (Joy Kirr)

GeniusTime - Craig Nansen on Diigo

Genius Hour - Where Passions Come Alive | Genius Hour

Genius Hour « Engage Their Minds

Introducing Genius Hour and Entrepreneurial Adventure!


Scholars in Room 239: Genius Hour

"Genius Hour" for Kindergarten? Is that even possible?

Teaching is Elementary: Genius Hour Reviewed

The “Genius” of My School’s Genius Hour | Daisy Dyer Duerr

20% Time Blogging Project-BHS Digital Literacy

No More Genius Hours, 20% Time or FedEx Days | Self-Determined Learning

Passion Time Flowchart

Krebs' Class Blogs  Our Latest Genius Hour Projects

Tales From Genius Hour on Vimeo

This is my Genius Hour, This is my Passion Project

Genius Hour / 20% time Notes @craigyen

Primetime: Putting the conditions for intrinsic motivation into homework in 2nd grade | Findings

Our Expectations of Creative Genius

How to Stimulate Curiosity and Promote Learning | TIME

How to Stimulate Curiosity | MindShift

What to do when your kids find their "passion"

Curious Homework: An Inquiry Project for Students and Parents | Edutopia

Can Heutagogy Save Education? Study of Self-Determined Learning

Self-Directed vs. Self-Determined Learning; What's the Difference?