The Genius Hour bulletin board has blue post-its that state passion ideas, yellow post-its that state product ideas, green post-its that state what they enjoy about Genius Hour, and purple post-it notes that state what they learned
This promotes the idea of using "Genius Hour" in Elementary School. "Genius Hour" involves students to use technology to research different topics in a controlled setting and able to reflect on what they learned.
38 pages of resources for teaching the research writing process! This could be a great resource for their project during the biography genre study. Students could use these resources to guide their thinking and independent study in genius hour.
Genius Hour Brainstorm- making students think and write about their interests (cross curriculum applications). Then letting them do the assignment of their choice while other students get the extra practice.