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Genius Hour

In 2015-2016, 4th and 5th graders piloted a Genius Hour program in their science class. This proved to be such a wonderful addition to the curriculum, that for 2016-2017 it has been expanded to include the middle school grades and more teacher support in the areas of art and technology. For more information about the Genius Hour movement, visit http://www.geniushour.com/what-is-genius-hour/.

Genius Hour on YouTube

posted May 24, 2017, 10:21 AM by Amy Bebell   [ updated May 24, 2017, 10:22 AM ]

Throughout the year, students have been creating videos that have been uploaded to the school's YouTube channel. Here are links to each of them in one place:
https://youtu.be/zfOEBFKeW6k
https://youtu.be/TlB3Ub4JZoU
https://youtu.be/Ti6gmb6VeGQ
https://youtu.be/oI2lom_ehV8
https://youtu.be/TZZMEOVerRY
https://youtu.be/oNybCWiUF6M

Geniuses at Genius hour!

posted May 1, 2017, 9:31 AM by Sarah Doremus

Here a student was given some chain and this is what she did in an hour. AMAZING
This student read  he graphic novel

and created a life size collaged wall piece.  COOL!!

MORE GENIUS HOUR PROJECTS IN PROCESS

posted Mar 24, 2017, 11:50 AM by Sarah Doremus

Replica Fishing boat
Fashion
Video cats
Panda Bear ottoman


two students with finished genius hour projects

posted Dec 16, 2016, 11:53 AM by Sarah Doremus


Creativity and imagination!

posted Nov 4, 2016, 8:22 AM by Sarah Doremus   [ updated Nov 4, 2016, 4:03 PM by Benjamin Moss ]

A student  finishes her Genius project book on her exercise in drawing dogs.  Good work
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Submarine skills

posted Nov 4, 2016, 5:44 AM by Benjamin Moss

Emmett is working on making a submersible science station (the SSS) and learning new skills in the process.

Projects so far

posted Nov 3, 2016, 10:49 AM by Amy Bebell

Last Friday, despite a partial power outage due to high winds, students were able to explore many different ideas. Check out the album on our Facebook page to see what they've been up to.

https://www.facebook.com/BrooklinSchool/photos/?tab=album&album_id=1026834117425518

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