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!
Meet my friend and fellow Tribes trainer Cindy Robinson and take her 14 day challenge starting today! 14 Day Challenge
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 […]
How Tribes-like! http://www.storiesfromschoolaz.org/just-ok-ok/?
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 […]
Want to test the feeling of community in your classroom? Here is a fun way to do it. Have your students cover their eyes and put their heads down while you walk about the room and tap 3-6 students on the shoulder – which is the signal to those students to open their eyes and […]
Happy New Decade! Here are some words for 2020 I found on Facebook: what one practices, one becomes very good at. I see a creative writing assignment here…or at least a community circle topic.