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 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 […]

Weekly Tribes 2020: Goals

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.

Weekly Tribes 2019-2020: Helium Peppermint Stick

This comes from the website leadbyadventure.com: It does require a bit of preparation, but worth it! Helium Peppermint Stick This is a variation on the helium stick team building activity. One year with a student leadership group, I wrapped red electric tape around a thin, long piece of PVC pipe to make it look like […]

Weekly Tribes 2019-2020: Be Thankful

As we in the USA approach Thanksgiving, here is a nice reminder of giving, and giving thanks.