Ready for a change in your classroom? Read this. https://www.edutopia.org/article/learning-be-flexible
https://www.playmeo.com/activities/?subscription=free Lots of energizers here
Similar to reviewing the Tribes agreements as part of your instructions or having students define the application of the agreements in specific situations, this teacher takes it one step further and involves his class in establishing norms for success with each new learning experience. Fostering Belonging with Classroom Norms – betcha you can see some […]
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!
Pretty sure I posted something like this last year, but kindness and appreciation – can’t have too much?! Random Acts of Christmas Kindness Advent Calendar
This fun energizer comes from Trevor, a principal and Tribes TLC trainer in Wisconsin. Have everyone in the group (small or whole class) write a ‘what if…?’ question on a post-it note or small piece of paper. Then write the answer on the back. When you do this the first time, be sure to keep […]
For those of you who teach those younger students…but this could also be easily adapted for older students! Who wouldn’t want to start the day with a fist-bump, high five, handshake, or hug?
This comes from Tsun Chan, a former student in the Basic Online Course (BOC) Restorative Practice and Tribes is a great fit – here it is in a high school
This comes from Heidi, a teacher in Portland, Oregon: I use homework for both individual accountability and positive interdependence each school year. Towards the end of the year, the fourth graders participate in a simulation. They earn points for their teams in various ways and these help them move forward. Homework is one of the […]