Teaching Grit

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Fair isn't always equal...I do an activity with this at the beginning of every school year.

Fair

I saw this saying recently on Pinterest and absolutely LOVED it and knew I simply had to make it into a sign! Every teacher and parent in the world has heard the words "That's not fair!" countless times. When working with gifted kids or special ed kids who receive modifications and services that other students do not, this saying is a great reminder of what fair really means! fair isn't

Great words to have in a classroom.

Buddist Proverbs about learning

When the student is ready, the master appears. ~Buddhist Proverb Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn’t learn a lot today, at least we learned a little, and if we didn’t learn a little, …

3:59 Ormie the Pig- video to work on overcoming obstacles to achieve success!

Ormie the Pig

Ormie is a Pig, in every sense of the word. Pig see cookie. Pig want cookie. But they are out of reach...or are they? See Ormie's attempts to gain the warm s...

Stamina... Just taught this and this sign is way cuter than my anchor chart :)

Entering into the world of blogging

I LOVE the world of teacher blogs. It is such a wonderful and giving community. I have finally decided to be a part of it and contribute some of the work that I do. I have been doing a lot of research and I have decided to implement the Daily 5 in my classroom for next year. I will still be required by my school to use the basal but that is the great thing about the Daily 5, you can use it no matter your situation. Here is a poster/anchor chart I created for Stamina....I thought it would be…

Teaching Perseverance- Ideas for teaching perseverance to students (including recommended children's literature.) Via Wonder Teacher.

Teaching Perseverance

Do you teach perseverance in your classroom? It’s not something you’ll find listed in the Common Core standards…. the student will persevere through difficult tasks. However, as w…

Using crafts to teach children planning, patience, and perseverance. #parenting

Learn Planning, Patience, and Perseverance by Crafting - Mama Smiles - Joyful Parenting

Crafting can help children (and adults) develop planning skills, as well as patience and perseverance!

NBCNews.com video: True Grit: Teaching character skills in the classroom

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Can we teach our kids grit? Listen to Paul Tough, Dave Levin and Dominic Randolph discuss this question and more in their conversation on teaching character moderated by John Merrow.

SoundCloud - Hear the world’s sounds

Can we teach our kids grit? Listen to Paul Tough, Dave Levin and Dominic Randolph discuss this question and more in their conversation on teaching character moderated by John Merrow.

What an amazingly diverse author! What an amazing text for teaching perseverance and honoring culture.

Knots on a Counting Rope (Reading Rainbow Books)

Knots on a Counting Rope (Reading Rainbow Books) [Bill Martin Jr., John Archambault, Ted Rand] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Knots on a Counting Rope (Reading Rainbow Books)

NBCNews.com video: True Grit, Can You Teach Children Character? -  a Montessori educator speaks up at around 34 minutes...

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