Weekly Tribes 2018 – 2019: You Never Know…(valuing others)

This 2-minute clip comes from Samiha, a former student in the Basic Online Course (BOC) and is a wonderful reminder to refrain from judgement, based on appearance, race, gender…anything

Weekly Tribes 2018-2019 Start the Year – Agreements

This comes from Penny, an Elementary P.E. teacher in Salt Lake City, Utah. To assess students’ understanding of the Tribes agreements I think I would write the agreements on 3×5 cards, 1 agreement/card. On one side I would write the agreement and on the other side I would write an animal sound i.e. Attentive Listening […]

Weekly Tribes 2018: Nice Bike

It’s all about relationships, right?! SEL characteristics Group development process Agreements Reflection Enjoy this book and it’s connections to ‘a way of being together’ – especially if you are a motorcycle enthusiast!

Weekly Tribes 2018: ‘Dekaaz’

Here comes another offering from Catch the Fire. Musician and facilitator Rachel Bagby has created an elegant group reflection tool – a new poetic form called dekaaz.  Consisting of three lines with just ten syllables, it’s a simple, fun, and powerful form for distilling and sharing insight.  Dekaaz can consolidate a vast amount of experience into a tiny poem, […]

Weekly Tribes 2018: Name Drawing

Here’s a fun way to activate some visual/spatial intelligence.  Have students draw their names with pictures. Example:  “Gary” could draw a bunch of grapes for G, an apple for A, a ring for R, and a blotch of yellow for Y. Once everyone has completed drawings, post or share in groups to guess the names.  Or, save for name tags or desk top names. If you really […]

Weekly Tribes 2018: Life Insurance? – a rerun

Yes, It has been an entry for Weekly Tribes before, but who doesn’t need a little reminder now and then?

Weekly Tribes 2018: Your ‘Cool’ Card

This comes to you from a Partners for Youth Empowerment (PYE) training I recently attended – Creative Faciliation 1. Our facilitator was about to push us all a bit out of our comfort zone and into our creativity zone.  She asked us to imagine that we had a card in our back pocket.  “Take out […]

Weekly Tribes 2018: Catch the Fire

This is a must-have book for your resource library.   Don’t be surprised by the connection to the Tribes process.  Do prepare to be delighted with activities that incorporate the arts while sustaining the Tribes process. Want more?  Sign up on Facebook for the PYE 3rd Thursday Assemblies Attend 3rd Thursday Assemblies  

Weekly Tribes 2018: Social Justice Activities

  http://www.educationworld.com/a_lesson/social-justice-activities-students.shtml For a variety of grade levels. Including a link for high school diversity activities. Goes hand in hand with Tribes agreements and reflection.

Weekly Tribes 2018: teachheart.org

 Here is another resource you definitely want to have on hand, to teach students to be caring and compassionate toward people, animals, and our planet. Each guide contains lessons and activities with all student materials included and ready to use.  Free to download. View the table of contents for the Justice for All Guide and prepare to be amazed and […]