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Genius: It Takes Time

Why? – Why spend time doing genius hour with your students? Why is it important?A member of my PLN and a friend, Denise Krebs, introduced me to Genius Hour: a time when students find their genius through projects of interest…

Six Vocabulary Visits

It’s summer and time to visit friends. Yet, teachers often wander back into  their work to improve their strategies for the next year. I know the research on Vocabulary Instruction by Marzano— see a review and many resources here: jc.schools.net…