The Leader in Me
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.
The Leader in Me – Habit #2: Developing SMART Goals for your class, with your students and personally
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.
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 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.
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 are a tool for students to take ownership of their own learning and communicate their learning goals, achievements and areas of need.
Yoga is a tool that engages, refocuses and develops self awareness in our students all while having fun.
Capturing Kids Hearts
Create and share visibly appealing launches that are tied to learning outcomes.
Teachers will practice new strategies to keep the social contract relevant in their classroom.
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
Challenge another advisory, grade level, pod team, or homeroom to a contest (Decorate outside of advisory class with inspirational or motivational signage/decoration OR campus beautification OR public service hours competition).
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.
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.
Earn a badge for attending your students’ games outside of school. It could be any sport such as: soccer, baseball, basketball, football or wrestling.
Teachers will choose team building activities for their students to participate in.
Have you become CPI certified? After attending the initial training or becoming recertified, you can earn a badge.
Need help with classroom management? These tips and tricks could help!
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.
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.
This course provides information on the practices needed to build a comprehensive system to discouraging the full range of inappropriate behaviors.
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.
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.
This course provides information for Tier 2 teams to develop a system for identifying students who may need additional support.
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.
Use the PBIS Matrix to reinforce positive behavior expectation in your school.
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.
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.
Quickly and easily let students know in your class what missing assignments they currently have.
Create a Selection Group in SIS to pull reports, get grades and help the attendance office out when attending a field trip.
With SIS, emailing guardians and documenting parent contact is made easy.
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.