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
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!
How Tribes-like! http://www.storiesfromschoolaz.org/just-ok-ok/?
This comes from Megan (grade 1) at Happy Kids School in Budapest Hungary…but you can adjust it for any grade. First, she assigns students a ‘Christmas tribe’. They build inclusion by sharing a wish for themselves and a wish for their class (the Cheeky Monkeys). Later in the week she has students meet again […]
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