A few weeks ago I had the idea to incorporate sports into a vocabulary review. Many of my students play basketball on a team and/or play at recess, so I incorporated basketball into our review. My son received this over the door basketball set for Christmas so we brought it to school one day. He told me to "make sure they don't break it, but you CAN show them how to dunk it." Although I didn't share my dunking skills, my fifth graders LOVED this! I knew they'd notice the goal as soon as they…
Growth Mindset: The Power of Yet - The Brown Bag Teacher
Encourage students to realize the power of growth mindset and the word 'yet' with this read aloud and free graphic organizer.
Growth Mindset Teaching Ideas and FREE Resources
Free Growth Mindset Resources Do your students have a growth mindset or a fixed mindset?
Yukari Sloane (Naka) on Instagram: “My kids were absolutely OBSESSED with this centre this week! Thank you @everythingfdk for the great idea! The tracing, colouring and…”
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Growth Mindset Video Clips
A huge thank you to the awesome crowd I talked to at the Innovative Strategies Conference about infusing growth mindset theory into your curriculum. I wanted to make sure to send you the video links that will be helpful in your lessons and also to understand this amazing way to teach your students how to Read More ...
Growth Mindset Affirmations
Do you teach your students about growth mindset? Are you aware of the benefits of using positive affirmations? Combine these two powerful approaches and transform student achievement! Easy to use for teachers and super beneficial for students, these 22 affirmation posters and corresponding cards will challenge your students thinking about their abilities and their potential.
Kim Sutton, An Earth Day Freebie, and Some Fun Ideas!! - Cara Carroll
Guess where I was yesterday?! Spending the day with THE Kim Sutton!!!! If y’all have never had a chance to see her in person, I *highly* recommend attending one of her workshops at some point in your life! She is AMAZING! I had so many A-HA! moments yesterday!! That woman is BRILLIANT when it comes …
Orange Buoyancy Kids' Science Experiment - Playdough To Plato
This simple buoyancy kids' science activity requires just a few common household supplies. Kids will love learning why things sink and float!
STEM Break Sheets ~ A Great Way to Engage Teachers in STEM!
Free; These are an idea we implemented into our school building last year as a way to really engage teachers and students into the STEM way of thinking! They are designed to be done whenever the teacher wants to do them, with easy to find (and cheap) supplies.We try to do two of these a month!