Weekly Tribes 2019: A Nation at Hope

This will be the last ‘Weekly Tribes’ for the school year.  We will be back in August! This article is a fitting ‘end’ to affirm all that you have done with the Tribes process to create a culture, build relationships, reflect on learning, and appreciate. http://nationathope.org/report-from-the-nation/

Weekly Tribes 2019: Rumor Control!?

How communication breaks down and rumors start – 4 minutes – no volume necessary https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7hLJUs6A1VM

Weekly Tribes 2019: Rethinking Challenging Kids – Where There’s a Skill There’s a Way

Here is a link to a TEDx talk – 19 minutes – submitted by Karen, a teacher in British columbia and a current student in the Tribes BOC (Basic Online Course). Rethinking Challenging Kids – Where There’s a Skill  There’s a Way TEDx https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zuoPZkFcLVs

Weekly Tribes 2019: What Every Student Wants Their Teacher to Know

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  

Weekly Tribes 2019: Totally Awesome Tuesday

Another great idea from Cindy Robinson, Tribes trainer and founder of Enhancing Teacher Practices: Enhancing teacher practices

Weekly Tribes 2019: Fist Activity

This comes from Peace Learning Center https://peacelearningcenter.org This is the time of year when the stage of Influence can be ever-present; this activity will likely cause some good discussion and reflection on how things are going. Have students pair up.  After they determine who in the pair is the youngest, ask that person to make […]

Weekly Tribes 2019 – A Quick Assessment

Another thoughtful post on Facebook:

Weekly Tribes 2019: Brainstorming Challenge

This comes from Cindy Robinson at enhancingteacherpractices.com. If you want students to brainstorm a list of ideas or possible solutions, challenge them to generate more ideas by giving them two 6-sided dice. Ask them to roll the two dice, add the total number together and that’s how many ideas they should add to their list. […]

Weekly Tribes 2019: fun energizer

I saw it on Facebook- the color of the shirt you are wearing + the last thing you ate = the name of your band. Mine would be the ‘Tie-dyed Bananas’ Turn this into a quick write for an academic connection.

Weekly Tribes 2019: 1 2 3 or Clap Up Touch Energizer, for having fun and developing attention

Check it out!  And definitely reflect on what your students did really well – like focusing and paying attention!