Practice Ten

Practice 10 : Learner’s work is displayed in some form. Positive and timely feedback is provided through oral and/or written feedback.

 Implementation Basics | Practice 10 Implementation Evaluation and Goal Setting | Life Principles, Expectations, and Quotes | Hand Sign for Practice 10 | Practice Connections | Characteristics of Implementation with Online Resources | Research | Literature | Poetry | Vocabulary | Music & Video Links | General Resource Websites | Learning Strategies 

“I have yet to find the man, however exalted his station, who did not do better work and put forth greater effort under a spirit of approval than under a spirit of criticism.” -- Charles Schwab




“Find the good. It’s all around you. Find it, showcase it, and you’ll start believing in it.” Jesse Owens American Athlete, 4 time Gold Medalist in Track and Field in the 1936 Olympic Games, (1913-1980)




"If better is possible, then good is not enough. Well done is better than well said."

- Benjamin Franklin

(printable posters)


Implementation Basics


Practice 10 Implementation Evaluation And Goal Setting

Practice 10 Implementation Evaluation - This instrument may be used as an individual or building-wide evaluation of the implementation for Practice #10. Its use to establish goals for growth is encouraged. (printable document)

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Life Principles, Expectations, And Quotes

Basic Tenets, Eight Expectations, and 17 Practices - All three in one document



Hand Signs For Practice 10

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Sign language for Practice 10 vocabulary 

Practice - Make a palm down ‘A’ and move it back and forth across the left index finger.

Ten - With hand fisted and thumb up moving back and forth


Practice Connections

Practice Connections - list of other 17 Practices that are connected to Practice #10


Implementation Characteristics With Online Resources

Practice 10 Characteristics of Implementation
- Includes links to online resources to assist in implementation under each characteristic.

1. Coach learners in the acceptable ways to provide each other with feedback and encouragement. Both oral and written examples should be used.

Implementation Online Resources:

2. Offer a variety of opportunities for learners to display and present their learning and achievements inside and outside the learning environment.

Include guidelines such as:

1) Write positive commentary using enriched vocabulary; omit grades on
displayed work.

2) Reflect objectives that guide work

3) Offer a variety of mediums for display.

Implementation Online Resources:

3. Allow learners voice and choice in the elements of work to be displayed, and include some examples from all learners.

Implementation Online Resources:



Practice 10 Research Resources



Implementation Online Resources:


  • Compassion Resources Elem and MS/HS - Songs, Videos, Websites, Links to supplementary material within the GE website, and Other Materials
  • Honesty Resources - Songs, Videos, Websites, and Other Materials
  • Self-Discipline Resources - includes books, songs, videos






Word Wall Vocabulary:

encouragement quality value efficacy

assessment reflection goal appraisal exhibit

Poster Example created with WORD ART

“ Showcasing in Action”

Brainstorm words that describe how the Showcasing looks, sounds, and feels. In pairs create a list of 10 words that describe showcasing. Join another pair, share lists, and add any new words. Join another group of 4 and repeat. The end result will be a list to be posted in the room for use and reflection.


Music And Video Links


General Resource Websites

  • National Science Digital Library - The National Science Digital Library (NSDL) was created by the National Science Foundation to provide organized access to high quality resources and tools that support innovations in teaching and learning at all levels of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education. NSDL is a digital library of exemplary resource collections and services, organized in support of science education at all levels. Educators may search for level PK - 12+ for FREE digital resources. Compatible for making assignments directly to Google Classroom.
  • The Right Questions Institute - Resource for the classroom with downloads
    • Also see Right Questions - Educational Leadership - An Explanation of the process
  • 10 tools to Create Online Student Portfolios - Online resource giving options for creating student portfolios


Learning Strategies