Wednesday, 28 May 2014

June - Start a Movement

Here's a great motivational video to celebrate all we've done this year.  Remember, it just takes one person to start a movement!

And another video on Integrity:

Monday, 5 May 2014

May's Character Trait - Respect

Thank you to all who participated in last month's character assembly about responsibility!

May's character trait is respect.

Thanks to Kelly for the following video links:

The Important Book by Margaret Wise Brown

Whoever You Are by Mem Fox, read by Kate Verrall

Thursday, 1 May 2014

Growth Mindset - Own It 2

Own It!

While we continue to focus on students owning their learning and mindset, we as teachers also need to take a step back to recognize all that we do.  Here's a little motivation from Taylor Mali :)

The "Favourite No" strategy is one that asks students to be okay with their mistakes.  The video linked below explains the strategy and shows it in action in Leah Alcala's Grade 8 class: