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Students Learn Leadership, Soft Skills with Genius Hours

Summary:  This article talks about the use of “Genius Hours” as a way to personalize learning and develop a sense of community in the classroom.  Students have the opportunity to come up with creative questions and then answer that question through project-based learning.

Source:  Amelia Harper, Education DIVE, September 6, 2017

Categories:  Student-Centered Learning, Classroom Practice, Student Achievement, School Culture/Climate


“The use of genius hours not only fosters creativity and critical thinking, but also develops social skills, creating a common ground for friendships to develop. This cooperative learning atmosphere is another way to instill elements of social-emotional learning in students.”

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