7 Must-Watch Videos for Building Character

One of my greatest passions in the classroom is building a student’s character by taking the time to know my students. I live for the “teachable moment” – some more frequent…

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How to Build Character in Your Classroom

Building character in our classrooms is as important as teaching students to read. Without meaningful interactions with peers, learning breaks down and teaching becomes a struggle. Here are a few ways we have built character throughout the year.

How do you say goodbye to your students at the end of the school year? Check out these 10+ ideas for inexpensive gifts for kids with love from the teacher!

10+ Fun, Inexpensive Ways to Say Goodbye to Students

10 Fun, Inexpensive Ways to Say Goodbye to Students Beach balls & sharpies.

Conflict is a very real part of classroom life, sometimes students just won't get along.  And conflict comes in all varieties: fights, misbehavior, kids being rude, you name it.  Check out the four ways that I handle in-school conflict in an elementary (second, third, fourth) grade classroom.

Conflict in the Classroom

Conflict is a very real part of classroom life, sometimes students just won't get along. And conflict comes in all varieties: fights, misbehavior, kids being rude, you name it. Check out the four ways that I handle in-school conflict in an elementary (second, third, fourth) grade classroom.

Celebrating character in the classroom should be a priority. I love the reasons listed here and it truly is a simple thing to do!

The Importance of Celebrating Character in the Classroom

Amanda Richardson talks about the importance of celebrating character. She also lists positive character traits you can celebrate with your students!

Looking for community building ideas?  This post has a book list, activities, tech options, and more.

Building Character in the Classroom

This post includes teaching ideas, mentor texts, links, and freebies for building character in the classroom.

Have you tried making Growth Mindset part of your classroom? Here are five Growth Mindset lessons and activities that I used in my first and second grade classrooms.

Growth Mindset in the Classroom

Have you tried making Growth Mindset part of your classroom? Here are five Growth Mindset lessons and activities that I used in my first and second grade classrooms.

Using Class Dojo with a Classroom Economy System #behavior #classroommanagement.. Just what I wanted!

Using Class Dojo with a Classroom Economy System

Class Dojo can be used as a rewards based system in a classroom economy. Students record their points and use them in exchange for rewards like a fun pencil or lunch with the teacher.

Teach your students about kindness with this wonderful book and these freebies!

The Jelly Donut Difference-Spreading Kindess

The Jelly Donut Difference-Spreading Kindess - Teach Create Motivate

The Top 4 Ways to Foster Grit in the Classroom - If you are a teacher who is teaching students about growth mindset, you are probably also interested in helping your students develop grit and perseverance in the face of frustration. These practical tips a

The Top 4 Ways to Foster Grit in the Classroom

7 Parent Attitudes that Teachers Hate - Amor de Mama English

100th Day of School Print and Go Activities

100th Day Recap and a FREEBIE

Focus Walls - Saddle up for Second Grade

Growth Mindset Classroom Guidance Lesson... by Counselor Keri | Teachers Pay Teachers (scheduled via http://www.tailwindapp.com?utm_source=pinterest&utm_medium=twpin&utm_content=post33104932&utm_campaign=scheduler_attribution)

Growth Mindset Classroom Guidance Lesson (Upper Elementary)

This classroom guidance lesson introduces the concept of growth mindset by comparing two students: Fixed Freddie and Growth Gretchen.

Clippin' for Character is an alternative to the traditional clipchart that provides positive reinforcement and specific praise of displays of character in the classroom. | by Sarah Plum

Clippin' for Character is a positive, character education alternative to the traditional clip chart that provides positive reinforcement and specific praise of displays of character in the classroom. It works incredibly well with PBIS (Positive Behavior

An alternative to the dreaded behavior clip chart. This one actually encourages positive behavior and rewards students for demonstrating good character traits.

When I was a student teacher, I remember being asked what my classroom management would be. Having little to no experience at the helm, I looked around the room, fixed my eyes on the famous stoplig…

Growing Strong Relationships with Your Students

Growing Strong Relationships with Your Students

Growing Strong Relationships with Your Students - Minds in Bloom

A new look at positive reinforcement and whole class classroom management. I LOVE this idea and can't wait to try it with my students!

A New Look at Classroom Management with Whole Class Rewards

A new look at positive reinforcement and whole class classroom management. I LOVE this idea and can't wait to try it with my students!

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