Weekly Tribes 2020: Online Tribes for Mother’s Day

This comes from Megan in Budapest, Hungary.  Her school, Happy Kids, has been closed for 5 weeks, but Megan continues to find a way to stay connected and help her students and families do the same.   Here is her plan for a Zoom meeting with 10 people at a time (mom’s and kids): Greetings […]

Weekly Tribes: Resource for home-schooling

Part of our Transformative Learning Alliance, check out this resource from HEART: Coronavirus Outbreak: Free Resources for Parents and Teachers

Weekly Tribes: Everyday Circles: Easy and Every Day

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/

Weekly Tribes 2020: Weekly Tribes is Back

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

Weekly Tribes 2020: Alphabet Game

Alphabet game https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JS1J-2QYB-Q&list=PLuEb7n5QyaKVxwjZHAAUNXCeAE99vt0TY&index=5 This can also be used to review math facts.

Weekly Tribes 2020: Keep the Cup in the Air – energizer

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!

Weekly Tribes 2020: Enhancing Teacher Practices – 14 day challenge

Meet my friend and fellow Tribes trainer Cindy Robinson and take her 14 day challenge starting today! 14 Day Challenge

Weekly Tribes 2020: Beat Master (energizer)

This is an oldie, but a goodie…likely you know it under a different name.   Have students in a circle.  Once student leaves the circle and while gone, a ‘beat master’ is assigned, silently.  The beat master starts a beat – clapping hands, patting head, snapping fingers, slapping floor, finger-play, etc.  The student rejoins the […]

Weekly Tribes 202 : Just OK is Not OK…

How Tribes-like! http://www.storiesfromschoolaz.org/just-ok-ok/?  

Weekly Tribes 2020: Clapping Game

Here is a fun and challenging energizer.  I did it yesterday with a group of 2nd graders…with a few modifications, but they were successful and problem-solved their way through while focusing and having fun!  Reflect on the behaviors that make it successful.  Ask students how it might be made more challenging and/or how to use […]