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.
Cindy Robinson, Tribes trainer and passionate educator, has formed her own company and you can visit her website here. Get resources, watch Cindy in action, PD in your pajamas, and more! This is a keeper.
This is for all my friends who teach younger children and are tired of ‘tattling’. My dear friend Kathi Jensen, Tribes trainer and retired principal, and I were reminiscing about our days in the classroom and she told me about this strategy she made up “before I ever knew about Tribes!” Create a box where […]
Thanks to Megan, a grade 1 teacher at Happy Kids School in Budapest, Hungary for this sweet 2-minute animated video for those younger students. Similar to the “life vest” short film, This is about paying it forward with kindness.
This is a project that Tribes Learning Communities, Peace Learning Center, and HEART came together to create…and now it is ready for you to put to use in your classroom! You can check it out here: www.tribes.com/everydaycircles/ Hit the ‘buy the cards’ button and you can see an explanatory video. For 27 cents a day, […]
Thank you Melanie Steenbergen, Franklin Middle School, Plano ISD, Plano Texas – for this excellent TLE for staff and their students! CONTENT/THEME: Getting Back Into the Groove of Things Audience: special education department teachers at start of school year *The group will be sitting with desks in a circle facing each other. *Name plates will […]
How communication breaks down and rumors start – 4 minutes – no volume necessary https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7hLJUs6A1VM
This comes from Beth, a teacher in Texas, and a student in the Tribes Basic Online Course (BOC) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5nH6Pq93C1c
Another great idea from Cindy Robinson, Tribes trainer and founder of Enhancing Teacher Practices: Enhancing teacher practices
Ready for a change in your classroom? Read this. https://www.edutopia.org/article/learning-be-flexible