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Welches teacher takes page from Google’s book

Fifth-grade students work on pet projects, follow their passions on class time

Kalee Adams, a fifth-grade teacher at Welches Elementary School, has implemented an innovative way for students’ imagination to flourish in the classroom. The program is called genius hour.

Started as an opportunity for technology tycoon, Google, to allow its employees to spend time on projects they’re passionate about, genius hour has become a creative way to change up curriculum for teachers.

Read about Welches 5th grade teacher Kalee Admas in the Sandy Post article (https://goo.gl/knw3n1). Story and photos by reporter Brittany Allen.