Hacking the Classroom: A New Year

Update on attempts to hack the classroom to create an inspiring and creative classroom space.

What to Do When Genius Hour Doesn’t Work

Discussion and ideas on what to do with students who are not engaged in Genius Hour or want to always change their project to something that is easier.

Chromebook Resources for Teachers

Discussion on the purchase and implementation of Chromebooks and Google Apps for Education including a list of resources on using these tools in the elementary school.

Genius Hour Begins

Description of how we are implementing Genius Hour with the Grade 4 and Grade 6 classes. Includes resources and discussion of the steps we took before and during the start of Genius Hour.

Hacking the Classroom: Beginning of School

Description of several things I am doing to create an atmosphere in the classroom that encourages creativity and collaboration to get away from the standard look of a classroom.