Twist this and have your teachers write this for themselves. Edit the questions to reflect your goals for your school year! Fun first day activity: Have kids write a letter to themselves at the end of the year.
The Graffiti Creator is a neat online tool that kids will LOVE! Educational Applications: Students will enjoy creating signs, headers, bulletin boards, name tags, hall passes, posters, their own logo for a business card or brochure, desk signs, locker signs, signs advertising upcoming classroom events etc.
Are you thinking about flexible seating for your classroom? Alternative seating can improve student focus, increase student participation, and motivate your learners. Here are some great seating choices, organization tips, and classroom management ideas for switching to alternative seating.
This kiddo just rode his bike for the first time! This kid is a leader. He his courageous and fearless. He could totally be the president some day! He is a good motivator which I believe comes in handy when you are in a leadership position. He has pride and is a harder worker! He didn't give up! He has a great foundation for being a leader someday!
This encourages students to develop a growth mindset. It changes their thinking from relying on their intelligence to thinking about their effort. It can encourage students to strive to always challenge and improve themselves.
What is this?If you are familiar with the work of Carol Dweck and others, you know that nurturing a growth mindset in our students is a critical part of our jobs. Students who believe they can learn, who recognize that hard work pays off, and that minor setbacks lead to more growth actually can rewire their brains!