The Leader in Me

Habit #1: Creating Personal Mission Statements with Students

2 Points

Creating a personal mission statement with your students provides them an opportunity to define and determine their individual priorities, define a purpose and serve as the foundation for goals.


Habit #2: Developing SMART Goals for your class, with your students and personally

2 Points

In order to develop assessment capable learners, we need to explicitly teach our students the value of SMART goals and the process of developing SMART goals as individuals and as a member of a classroom or school.


1-3-6 Cooperative Learning Strategy

2 Points

A critical skill our students need to develop is the ability to listen and communicate their ideas with others.  The collaborative learning strategy 1-3-6 allows students to develop and practice these skills as they learn area specific content.


Tea Party Cooperative Learning Strategy

2 Points

Tea Party is a simple quick cooperative learning strategy that  is useful because not only does it allow for all students to get a chance and share with another student, but additionally, it allows for students to work together to come up with a solution.


Jigsaw Collaborative Learning Strategy

2 Points

A critical skill our students need to develop is the ability to listen and communicate their ideas with others.  The collaborative learning strategy Jigsaw allows students to develop and practice these skills as they learn area specific content.


Student Led Conferences

3 Points

Student led conferences are a tool for students to take ownership of their own learning and communicate their learning goals, achievements and areas of need.


Yoga in the Classroom

2 Points

Yoga is a tool that engages, refocuses and develops self awareness in our students all while having fun.

Capturing Kids Hearts

A More Beautiful Launch (CKH)

1 Points

Create and share visibly appealing launches that are tied to learning outcomes.


Affirmation Station

2 Points

Teachers will create a space in their classroom for affirmations.


Keeping Your Social Contract Alive

2 Points

Teachers will practice new strategies to keep the social contract relevant in their classroom.


Optimizing Affirmations

2 Points

Flip Flippen and Dr. Paul Zak discuss specific ways to get the most out of your affirmations and explore the best ways to deliver more impactful affirmations. Earn this badge and improve your CKH implementation!

Building Classroom Culture

Advisory/Academic Lab/Homeroom Challenge

2 Points

Challenge another advisory to a contest (Decorate outside of advisory class with inspirational or motivational signage/decoration OR campus beautification OR public service hours competition).


Classroom Environment for Engaging Students

2 Points

A thoughtful classroom layout and table mats for team roles are important first steps in implementing Engaging Structures in your classroom.
Think about arranging desks or tables in a way that facilitates students collaboration. Numbering each group or pod and using table mats to clearly assign group roles will ensure that activities run smoothly.


Parent Night

2 Points

Help keep parents in the loop. Having parent involvement is a game changer in education. Host or plan a parent night to inform parents about curriculum or practices in your school.


Supporting Students Outside School

1 Points

Earn a badge for attending your students’ games outside of school. It could be any sport such as: soccer, baseball, basketball, football or wrestling.


Team Building in the Classroom

2 Points

Teachers will choose team building activities for their students to participate in.

Classroom Management

CPI Certification

2 Points

Have you become CPI certified? After attending the initial training or becoming recertified, you can earn a badge.


Engaging Tips & Tricks for Elementary

2 Points

Need help with classroom management? These tips and tricks could help!


Mindfulness in the Classroom

2 Points

Become more informed on Mindfulness techniques which can be used in the classroom and implement them with your students.  While using these mindful techniques, schools and teachers have seen a reduction in stress, discipline referrals, anxiety, and an increase in grades.

PBIS

PBIS – Effective Classroom Practices

2 Points

MO SW-PBS has identified Eight Effective Classroom Practices that have been shown to increase the likelihood of appropriate behavior and decrease problem behavior while increasing academic learning time.


PBIS – Tier 1 – Discouraging Inappropriate Behavior

3 Points

This course provides information on the practices needed to build a comprehensive system to discouraging the full range of inappropriate behaviors.


PBIS – Tier 2 – Check In, Check Out

3 Points

This course provides information about the Check-In, Check-Out (CICO) Tier 2 intervention, steps for developing a CICO program, and strategies for effective implementation.


PBIS – Tier 2 – Foundational Knowledge

3 Points

This course provides foundational and readiness information for the development of Schoolwide Positive Behavior Support (SW-PBS) Tier 2 behavioral interventions. SW-PBS is a framework for a continuum of evidenced-based interventions to achieve academically and behaviorally important outcomes for all students.


PBIS – Tier 2 – Student Identification Process

3 Points

This course provides information for Tier 2 teams to develop a system for identifying students who may need additional support.


PBIS Effective Strategies

2 Points

One of the proven strategies to help deter problem behaviors is active supervision. Read about the components of active supervision and an example of a teacher using it.


PBIS–Matrix Reinforcement

2 Points

Use the PBIS Matrix to reinforce positive behavior expectation in your school.


PBIS – Tier 1 – Clarifying Expected Behaviors

2 Points

This badge takes you through a course provides information necessary for the development of schoolwide expectations and specific behaviors/rules that make up the building matrix.


PBIS – Tier 1 – Encouraging Expected Behaviors

2 Points

This badge takes you through a course to learn about the practices needed to build a comprehensive system to encourage and motivate students, both as they are learning the expected behaviors and then to maintain those skills as students become more fluent with their use.

SIS

Mass Email Using SIS 360

2 Points

Easily communicate with multiple students and parents using SIS 360


Pulling a Missing Work Report from SIS

2 Points

Quickly and easily let students know in your class what missing assignments they currently have.


SIS Selection Groups

2 Points

Create a Selection Group in SIS to pull reports, get grades and help the attendance office out when attending a field trip.


SIS- Parent Contact Log

2 Points

With SIS, emailing guardians and documenting parent contact is made easy.   

Digital Citizenship

Cyberbullying

2 Points

Teachers will help students recognize cyberbullying, understand the dangers of cyberbullying, encourage them to make a pledge against bullying, and teach them what to do if they witness cyberbullying.


Recognizing and Avoiding Plagiarism

2 Points

Teachers will help students define, recognize, and avoid plagiarism while researching the consequences of plagiarism at colleges and universities.