Practice Fourteen – Implementation Ideas

  1. Redirecting Behavior by Offering a Positive Challenge: A Classroom Example - an example of how to redirect behavior in a positive manner comparing the learner to their own past performance
  2. 4 Life Application Lessons for Life Principles - 4 strategies for applying any life principle
  3. Creating a Community and Finding a Purpose - 13:32 min. - TED talk - Stephen Thompson walks you through his journey from being a ward of the state at age nine to Silicon Valley Executive and how he created a community to pave the way.
  4. Building a Culture of Respect, Trust, and Success - research and supporting strategies
  5. Strategies for Respect - Multiple strategies for creating a positive classroom environment
  6. Creating Positive Dialogue by Redirecting with Quotes - Strategies for the use of Quotes including a variety of practical examples and printable quote posters
  7. Book: What Do You Do With An Idea by Kobi Yamada -
    1. Plot Summary: A young boy has an idea. The idea starts as a small golden idea in the boy's colorless world. It follows him everywhere. He can't get rid of it. The boy is afraid that his idea will not be liked by others, so he protects his idea and hides it. But soon, the idea starts to grow and the boy starts feeling better about his idea. He starts nurturing it and one day it breaks open and adds new colors to the boy's life. The final line of the story is, "So what do you do with an idea? You change the world."
    2. What To Do With An Idea Lesson Plan 3-4th grades
    3. What To Do With An Idea video 2:53 min. Read Aloud of book
  8. Modeling Desired Behaviors - Resources - Websites and Other Materials includes activities, songs, etc.
  9. Character Resources - Tips for creating positive dialogue, quotes, poetry, and literature
  10. Showcasing for Success - the ‘When?’ and ideas for ‘How?’
  11. Creating a Culture of Creativity, Risk-Taking and Innovation - an article highlighting High School pedagogy with tips and strategies for building a positive culture among learners.
  12. Enthusiasm and Encouraging Attitude Resources - Includes mind map, lesson strategies, expectations connections, quotes, literature/poems, and other resources
  13. Lesson Strategies on Enthusiasm/Recognition -contains multiple strategies/activities for all age levels, including ideas for motivation
  14. Praise vs. Encouragement - Learn the important differences and the power of encouragement over praise.
  15. Tips for Motivation and Encouragement - multiple online resource links
  16. 7 Tips for Motivating Learners
  17. Procedures - Materials include procedure examples, activities, quotes, literature, videos, quotes, vocabulary
  18. Practice 2 - Educators and learners speak in complete sentences and address one another by name, demonstrating mutual respect and common courtesy.
    1. Procedure for Designating Time for Formal or Casual Speech Example
  19. 20 ways to provide effective feedback for learning - How to Give Effective Feedback to Your Students - article giving feedback strategies
  20. Classroom Best Practices: Providing Feedback to Students in the Classroom
  21. Whole Group Discussion - How to prepare questions for discussion, Tips for Questioning, and Other Resources - tips for group discussion
  22. Student-Centered Discussion and Deliberation 9:32 min. - Excellent video hearing from educators and students about the concerns and attributes of student-centered discussions. Includes a classroom process going from small groups(planes) to whole group instruction.
  23. Questioning Resources- includes Questioning strategies for Socratic Questioning, the Revised Bloom’s Taxonomy, the Six Questions, Quotes, Music, and other materials
  24. Wait Time for Questions - article giving the ‘WHY’ for using wait time as well as other tips.
  25. What Questions Did You Ask Today? 3:55 min. Excellent video giving basic questions about asking questions.
  26. Using "Think-Time" and "Wait-Time" Skillfully in the Classroom. - an article giving the “HOW” for using think time and wait time as well as strategies to implement additional processing time.
  27. Teaching Learners to Ask Their Own Questions - includes multiple online resources
  28. The First 2 to 6 MInutes of Class - 10 Ideas for beginning class
  29. What's Happening the First Eight Days of School Poster
  30. Ideas for Work Displays
  31. 10 Tools to Create Online Student Portfolios - Online resource giving options for creating student portfolios
  32. Best Work Bowl - Strategy for setting and recognizing specific “Best Work” goals
  33. Self-Assessment Tools - includes rubric, choice, and other self-evaluation tools
  34. Quality Work - dialogue examples of implementing expectations for quality work
  35. Work Check Chant - Use to remind about work basics
    1. 4x4 Work Check Chant task card
  36. Presentation Ideas