This lesson plan is about how to use Genius Hour teaching to individualize and deepen students' learning in a general topic. Image create by: Magdalene Allred, Image taken by: Heidi AllredAligns with Utah Core Objectives UETS 6aObjecives: to deepen learning by researching and creating a project about current curriculum
This resource is for teachers to aid students through the expeditionary and inquiry-based learning process of Genius Hour. Genius Hour is a passion project students can participate in using 20% of class time every week (about 1 hour). They will learn how to ask good questions around a topic they're interested in, conduct research, and ultimately produce and present evidence from their findings.Time frame: 1 hour per week every term (About 10 hours)Format: asynchronous, virtual, or in class with groups
This Genius Hour project will focus on student’s in special education and their IEP transition goals related to their career interests. Students will select one career of interest to them and conduct research, interview people in the field, job shadow, etc. to develop a presentation on their findings.