This is another great resource to add to your toolbox. Sign up for their free newsletter! Do you see the Tribes process overlay in this list of Top 10 Creativity Tips?! http://curiositateaching.com/10tips
This video clip. Is a powerful 3 minute message. Mutual Respect No Put Downs Caring Safety HOPE
What? Just when you might be thinking that your life has too many challenges…or better yet, when your students are being extra challenging for you or each other. have a look at this (and the subsequent links for Nick Vujicic). Talk about Influence. Positive Attitude. Positive Attitude. Appreciations. Respect.
What a week, here in the U.S.A. In light of the current mood and moodiness…and in the spirit of the Tribes process, this may be an appropriate and insightful activity. The objective here is to effectively build communication skills and support understanding of differing viewpoints. This is not to change minds, but simply to model and […]
A good read, and perhaps a good reminder: http://www.ascd.org/ascd-express/vol12/1207-aust.aspx
Happy New Year! This United Way video is 4 and a half minutes of validation, inspiration, and motivation. Invite your students to add their own words to live by, in the classroom and out, and write them on sentence strips and post for all to see and be reminded of…
Perhaps you are one of the more than 2 million to view this video. I subbed yesterday in a middle school class with some challenging behaviors. Their answers were just like those in the video! Just another reminder to build relationships through sharing of ourselves and our experiences. Enjoy and share this wonderful little video. […]
In case you are thinking, “oh yeah, I should do more Multiple Intelligences…”, here is a list of activities that speak to each intelligence, compliments of Martina, a current student from Ireland in the Tribes Basic Course (BOC)
It is almost December, so here is a clever and compassionate way to involve students and family. http://www.simplemost.com/spread-holiday-cheer-random-acts-kindness-calendar/ You might have your students each take a day and write a suggestion for the class to do, or include drawings, rather than words; some may want to make a calendar of activities or appreciations for their […]
Here in the USA, it is Thanksgiving this week. Wherever you are on the planet, here is an inspirational and touching video to remind us of what we can be thankful for.