Weekly Tribes Online 2020: Mutual Respect

Thanks to Kassie, a current student in the Tribes BOC (Basic Online Course), this video not only communicates ‘Mutual Respect’, but also the timeliness of online learning.  Kassies teaches at the CornerStone School. 

Weekly Tribes 2020 Online: Milling to Music

Milling to Music Online Play music and have students dance, jump, exercise in front of computer.  When the music stops, they freeze and you ask a question (either personal or academic).  Students raise hands or make an obvious gesture that they want to answer.  Start music again and repeat the process.

Weekly Tribes Online 2020: Zoom Inclusion

In ‘gallery’ mode, invite all to compose two facts about yourself that we can’t see by just looking at you and then post in the chat box.  Instant inclusion! Turn it into content by inviting students to post two things you want to learn, or already know about… Reflect …on participation …on learning …on expectations (acknowledging what […]

Weekly Tribes Online 2020: Community Circle Date

Community Circle Date Whatever day it is, invite each person to develop a question using that date.  Example:  Today it’s the 11th – please compose an answerable question that has the word ‘eleven’ in it (What can you eat eleven of?  What do you think you will be doing eleven years from now?  What is […]

Weekly Tribes Online 2020: Altogether Chat Response

I learned this from Ms. Herman principal at Palisades Elementary School: If using Zoom, or another online platform with a ‘Chat’ option, ask all to write a response or reflection, but don’t push ‘return’ or ‘enter’ until told to do so – then you get everyone’s  response all at one and can read through.  This encourages […]

Hand Signals to use for Online Learning

Use different hand signals to maximize participation, engagement, and understanding. Thanks to Tribes Trainer Cindy Robinson for posting this on fb: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-9T99GAWuKE

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: 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.