P-Day 2015

One of the current buzz words in education is Genius Hour…aka 20% Time…aka Fed Ex Day…etc. If you were doing some kind of self-directed learning in your classroom before the buzzwords hit twitter you might feel some pressure to give your “normal” class time a new name to fit in!  I admit, a couple years…

P-Day Intro

Follow @paulbogush My kids and I do a version of what is popularly called Genius Hour or 20% Time except we call it P-Day.  The P stands for Passion.  It is a way to inject 50 minutes of student-driven learning into school. If you have never heard of Genius hour it is easily Googalable.  Joy Kirr has…

P-Day Reflection

Follow @paulbogush To put this post in a little bit of perspective please check out this one first –> Click right here During the year we spend each Friday of a five day week working on our P-Day projects.  It is a day that kids get to research the history of their passion.  At the…

P-Day

Follow @paulbogush My kids have been doing something similar to Genius Hour and 20% time for several years.  We have used a variety of names, but have settled on P-Day.  The P stands for Passion.  Here is a video I show to introduce it: And here is how I used the video this year—>http://goo.gl/FfvgBD They…