Crowdsourcing Genius Hour

My first post of the new year was published on GettingSmart.com, Embrace Change in the New Year with Genius Hour.  I am collecting ideas from experts and enthusiasts in my PLN about the idea of Genius Hour. Please explore this interactive graphic to learn more and consider contributing your ideas to the Padlet.

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Embrace Change in the New Year with Genius Hour

Genius Hour is a powerful movement popping up in classrooms everywhere. The idea encourages students to explore and develop their own passions and creativity. 
Genius Hour is based on a business practice used by Google’s development team. Google allows their designers to spend 20% of their time on projects that interest them, as long as the work might possibly lead to something that could be developed. Gmail was the result of Genius Hour.
 
Watch this video and read more on GettingSmart.com