A good read, and perhaps a good reminder: http://www.ascd.org/ascd-express/vol12/1207-aust.aspx
Wish Jar This comes from Aine, a teacher in Ireland and a current student in the Tribes BOC (Basic Online Course) We created a dream jar where they wrote their dreams and put it in a Roald Dahl BFG style jar. They had the choice to share it or tie it with a string and […]
This, again, comes from Brad Corbett in the Tribes BOC (Basic Online Course). Three minutes of inspiration from his students, I hope you will be motivated to do something similar and send it to us at email@example.com. Just think of the possibilities! Thanks again Brad, and to your students and staff at Forest Trail […]
Click on this link: Teach Like This Lots of 1 – 3 minute videos on good teaching, instructional practices and strategies. You will see some Tribes-like support here!
Check it out here See some similarities to the Tribes process?! I can think of some discussion, reflection, and thoughtfulness that this might provoke among students and staff?!
This strategy has been around for a while, but it is worth considering again…and again. Read about it here. A few excerpts from the online article: Spend two minutes a day for 10 days having a personal conversation with the student. Talk about whatever topic interests him—sports, cars, family life, Legos, whatever—but keep discipline and […]
The following link is a great reminder for getting off to a positive and productive start. https://www.neamb.com/professional-resources/top-strategies-to-start-the-school-year-strong.htm Here is my translation to the Tribes process: Establish Ground Rules = Tribes agreements Consistency is Key = Reflective Practice Be Positive! = Build Inclusion! (group development process)
Check it out! Maybe a plan for next school year?! Better yet, get some great ideas from your students…’build a better classroom!’
Proven Techniques for Managing an Active Classroom – Some good tips as well as affirmation of the Tribes Agreements?!
Everyone should start their day like like! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4UZ_lWr028o