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Why Do Genius Hour in Elementary School?

What is Genius Hour? HAVE YOU BEEN INTERESTED IN HOSTING A GENIUS HOUR IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, BUT DON’T KNOW WHERE TO START? LOOKING FOR A FANTASTIC INQUIRY BASED PROGRAM WHERE STUDENTS FOCUS ON THE PROJECT OF THEIR CHOICE? THIS MODEL WAS CREATED BY LARGE TECH COMPANIES (LIKE GOOGLE), WHO ALLOW THEIR WORKERS TO USE 20% […]

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Teaching Genre Writing To Elementary Students

Get your students’ creative juices flowing with these fun genre writing activities. Use my step by step guide to inmplement these creative narrative prompt activities into your upper elementary classroom. Introducing genre writing to your class is easy, and your students will be inspired to keep creating new masterpieces after you’ve finished. 1. Introduce Genres First, […]

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Math Strategies For Upper Elementary Students

Some students are below grade level, some are gifted and talented. Sound familiar? As a teacher, your strive to bring all students to their full potential. You’ll need some engaging math strategies for upper elementary students. Have you heard of Project Based Learning activities? Obviously you hate implementing the same old worksheets. And worksheets aren’t […]

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