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A few years ago, I sat in a gymnasium with bleachers filled with middle schoolers while I watched high school student Jesse Haynes, one of my own Skiatook seniors at the time, share about his new novel he published that year. “This is one of my teammates and me after winning our first tournament of […]

Read More PMP:095 Encouraging Childlike Wonder in Learning

My good friend AJ Juliani, co-author of the book “Empower“, with John Spencer, is about to start a Genius Hour Master Course.  His passion for this topic and his ability to share his enthusiasm has made a significant difference with so many educators.  I am reposting this from last year as many loved the opportunity … [Read more…]

Read More 10 Reasons to Try Genius Hour This School Year

Does every student have to change the world?  Depends upon how you look at what that truly means. This quote, from one of my favourite songs of 2016, “Growing Up”, by Macklemore and Lewis, stopped me in my tracks: Powerful words that should make every educator pause when we think about our kids “changing the … [Read more…]

Read More “…and eventually the world will change.”

My good friend AJ Juliani is about to start a Genius Hour Master Course.  His passion for this topic and his ability to share his enthusiasm has made a significant difference with so many educators. As this is a paid course, you can sign up here, and he is also offering a 20% discount if … [Read more…]

Read More 10 Reasons to Try Genius Hour This School Year