Cindy Robinson, Tribes trainer and passionate educator, has formed her own company and you can visit her website here. Get resources, watch Cindy in action, PD in your pajamas, and more! This is a keeper.
This is the time of year when the Tribes book might be on the shelf collecting dust and the workload and events schedule gets crazy; Halloween to Christmas/Winter break flies by. So, check this out and get some Tribes back in your daily routine! Tribes – Easy and Everyday Final Countdown – end of the […]
This is a versatile and engaging strategy – also great for a portfolio: write it now and evaluate it at the end of the school year. It can be done several ways. One method is to just begin writing – maybe time it – and get everything down you want to write. Here is a […]
This excellent idea comes from Cindy, a teacher in B.C. Canada: Using the basis of “what’s in your wallet”, I would use this strategy when doing Literature Circles. I could change the title to “Character Wallets”: If you found a wallet, what would be in it? This would, of course, depend on whose wallet it […]
How communication breaks down and rumors start – 4 minutes – no volume necessary https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7hLJUs6A1VM
I recently saw Cindy Robinson, Tribes trainer, and founder of Enhancing Teacher Practices present her session “Want Achievement? Build Community!” One of her many brilliant ideas to encourage reflection was to have a sentence starter planted in an envelope in the participants’ packets. When the time came, she asked everyone to ‘”Find your green envelope, […]
This is a great activity for groups to figure out. It works best if you have 10 – 14 strips per group – prepared ahead of time! Use a strip of paper for each ‘domino’. On one half of the domino, write a vocabulary word (or a math problem). One the other half of the domino, […]
https://www.playmeo.com/activities/?subscription=free Lots of energizers here
Happy New Year! It’s all (and has always been) about relationships! Start 2019 with taking a moment to re-connect, or connect…a ‘clean slate’. Here is a timely reminder with some good ideas to renew and refresh those relationships that can make or break your classroom management and academic success for all in your classroom, with your […]
This link is full of ideas and practices that build relationships and enhance your teaching and learning. Check out “why some kids hate Christmas” Have an Epic classroom and holiday – see you in 2019!