Monthly Archive: November 2015

A Teacher’s December Survival Kit | Engage Their Minds Tons of creative lessons for the month of December. tags: lessonplan ideas winter christmas Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.

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Hello all!  Here is this year’s calendar of acts of kindness.  I gathered these from several sources (listed below) to try to make them easy for kids to do.  Some of these may need a little help from parents, and most can be tweaked for teachers to do as well.   Here are some links […]

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Make your own posters at home for free! – Block Posters tags: posters image printables Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.

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Hello friends! Each year, at Christmastime, I encourage my students to complete random acts of kindness.  I post a new one each morning on the wall outside my classroom, and they are usually things that students can do easily during school, or even for their families at home that evening.  My hope is that they […]

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Four questions that encourage growth mindset among students | Teacher Network | The Guardian tags: growthmindset selfesteem learning 20 Tips To Promote A Self-Directed Classroom Culture tags: growthmindset selfesteem learning Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.

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5 Ways to Lay the Foundation for Innovation #InnovatorsMindset George Couros describes five ways to foster innovation in your school. tags: innovation tips Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.

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In a 1986 study, a researcher asked grader-schoolers the following question: “There are 125 sheep and five dogs in a flock. How old is the shepherd?” The students’ math education had not trained them to stop and ask questions like: “What does this problem really mean?” or “Do I have enough evidence to answer it?” […]

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5 Ways to Accelerate your Digital Curriculum – Brilliant or Insane tags: digital learning elearning How To Design A 21st Century Assessment – Resources to design the best assessment for the task. tags: assessment 21stcentury Hands on Banking 4.0 for Kids Interactive financial lessons and activities tags: finance Interactive game Posted from Diigo. The rest […]

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