Genius Hour

During Genius Hour, fifth graders get to take a break from their usual routine, and learn about anything they want. At Centennial Arts Academy, teacher Dallas Thompson encourages students to pursue their “passion project”.  This is a project that really...

Promoting Self-Directed Learning

In an effort of promoting self-directed learning, providing feedback to students in a timely and constructive fashion is critical to enhancing students’ abilities for self-directedness. When providing feedback, the how and why are essential to creating a safe...