Thanks to Kassie, a current student in the Tribes BOC (Basic Online Course), this video not only communicates ‘Mutual Respect’, but also the timeliness of online learning. Kassies teaches at the CornerStone School.
Milling to Music Online Play music and have students dance, jump, exercise in front of computer. When the music stops, they freeze and you ask a question (either personal or academic). Students raise hands or make an obvious gesture that they want to answer. Start music again and repeat the process.
Community Circle Date Whatever day it is, invite each person to develop a question using that date. Example: Today it’s the 11th – please compose an answerable question that has the word ‘eleven’ in it (What can you eat eleven of? What do you think you will be doing eleven years from now? What is […]
I learned this from Ms. Herman principal at Palisades Elementary School: If using Zoom, or another online platform with a ‘Chat’ option, ask all to write a response or reflection, but don’t push ‘return’ or ‘enter’ until told to do so – then you get everyone’s response all at one and can read through. This encourages […]
Use different hand signals to maximize participation, engagement, and understanding. Thanks to Tribes Trainer Cindy Robinson for posting this on fb: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-9T99GAWuKE
Here is another resource from Cindy Robinson, Tribes trainer and founder of Enhancing Teacher Practices. Thanks again Cindy!
Everyday Circles: Easy and Every Day See how you can use this SEL-based curriculum for your remote and virtual learning adventures during this time of school closure. https://tribes.com/blogposts/get-everyday-circles-cards-now/
been on a vacation… Here is a timely resource brought to you/me by my friend and Tribes Trainer Cindy Robinson and her innovative Enhancing Teacher Practices
Alphabet game https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JS1J-2QYB-Q&list=PLuEb7n5QyaKVxwjZHAAUNXCeAE99vt0TY&index=5 This can also be used to review math facts.
Keep the cup in the air https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gRGobvLEYq4 You will need to come up with some questions ahead of time – great for review and having students come up with good questions!