The students had their first long session of Genius Hour today. Working independently or with a partner, they dove right into their questions. I am thrilled at the direction this session is taking as their wonderings are varied and unique. Please check out the Genius Hour tab for a list of questions and first photos.
1) Math - grade 7s - 3.4 worksheet - Friday; quiz on Tuesday. Study over the weekend practising addition, subtraction and multiplication of decimal numbers.
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2) Genius Hour - complete reflection.
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3) Art - perspective art due Friday
Video Link and Comment: 15 Yr-Old Kevin Doe Wow M.I.T
This video relates to many other videos and conversations we have had in connection to Genius Hour. What obstacles did Kevin overcome to to fulfill his passion? What other people/videos does this one remind you of? Why?How? What personal message will you take from this? How will this inspire you on this next Genius Hour project?
I am a grade 7 teacher who has been teaching in the Surrey School District for over 28 years. I love to read, garden, walk, and spend time with family, friends and my golden retriever Kona.
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Find Grampy Difficult
Batter's Up Baseball
Division without decimals
Math Antics - Percentages
Finding a Percent
Percent Word Problems
Percent of a Whole Number
Khan Academy - more on Percents
Parts of A Microscope
Wet Mount Microscopy
San Diego Zoo
Gorillas in Rwanda
Classification of Life
CNN for Kids
Time for Kids
Pencil Crayon Shading and Blending
Creativity Requires Time
Moon Shot Thinking
Obvious To You, Amazing To Others
A Pep Talk from Kid President
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