Archive for September, 2016
Here’s the Sunday Strategy for the week; all around, it’s one of my favorites because it hits at the heart of some of the most important things that I believe, namely:
1. It’s the little things we do with kids on a regular basis that make the most difference. Policies, procedures, and plans (behavioral, lesson, etc) are great…but the little things make the biggest impact.
3. Positive relationships are everything.
Have a great week, all!
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I hope you’ve had a fantastic weekend!
SUNDAY STRATEGY: I’m a huge proponent of making time to build class culture and a sense of community among students. Here’s a great, 5-minute way to make community-building as much a part of your routine as taking attendance. If you try this out for a few days/weeks/rest of the year, please keep me posted on some of the questions you come up with–and the kids of outcomes you notice!
“Because learning is fundamentally a social and emotional experience, achieving a sense of WE is critical before students fully engage in classroom activities.”
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