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The genius hour guidebook

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The genius hour guidebook : fostering passion, wonder, and inquiry in the classroom

Krebs, Denise, author.

New York ; London : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2016

xvi, 128 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.

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Promote your students¿ creativity and get them excited about learning! In this practical new book, authors Denise Krebs and Gallit Zvi show you how to implement Genius Hour, a time when students can develop their own inquiry-based projects around their passions and take ownership of their work. Brought to you by MiddleWeb and Routledge Eye On Education, the book takes you step-by-step through planning and teaching Genius Hour. You¿ll learn how to guide your students as they:

Develop inquiry questions based on their interests; Conduct research to learn more about their topic of choice; Create presentations to teach their fellow students in creative ways; and Present their finished product for a final assessment.

At the end of the book, you¿ll find handy FAQs and ready-made lessons and resources. In addition, a companion website,, offers bonus materials and regular updates to support you as you implement Genius Hour in your own classroom.



1 copy available at Milford High School


978-1-13893742-0 (hardback)


978-1-13893742-0 (hardback)


978-1-13893743-7 (paperback)


978-1-13893743-7 (paperback)


9781315676241 (ebook)

LC Call No:

LB1027.23 .K735 2016

Dewey Class No:

371.3 23


Krebs, Denise, author.


The genius hour guidebook : fostering passion, wonder, and inquiry in the classroom / Denise Krebs and Gallit Zvi.


xvi, 128 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.


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An eye on education book


"MiddleWeb : All About the Middle Grades.".


Includes bibliographical references.


Inquiry-based learning.


Zvi, Gallit, author.


Eye on Education book.

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