All posts by ioliver

Cinnamon Scheufele and Jeremy Jennings join the podcast to discuss strategies for implementing a culture of positive goal orientation.

By Brandi Quintero I use the fairy tale exercise to get my learners working with the concept of growth mindset. I took lower grade activities created by Whimsical Workshop Teaching and built on them to

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Kala Mendonca, Brandi Quintero and Brian Montejano discuss strategies for building a growth mindset in the learning environments, and the life long changes that come as a result. Lindsay Learners share inspirational quotes that epitomize

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by Kristy Caesar, Kindergarten Learning Facilitator Lilypads provide our learners with transparency about what they need to learn, where they are at, and where they are going. Based on data, each learners’ frog is placed

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by Kristy Caesar, Kindergarten Learning Facilitator The “Why Do I Need  to Learn This?” books make the relevance of our learning transparent to the learners. It creates a visual connection to elements of our learners’

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Debbie Efseaff, Erik Gonzales and Tyler Campbell discuss creating motivating learning opportunities that bring real world relevance into their learning environments. Plus, Brandon Cohen of the Buck Institute for Education joins the podcast to talk

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Chris Macias and Megan Beltran join the podcast to discuss the benefits and challenges of the performance level scoring system. Brenda Gonzalez gives five useful tips for successful scoring using the Empower Learning Management System.

Tisha Bradley, Tiffany Laird, Lorena Leon, Manny Sanchez and Joel Martinez talk about avoiding complacency and maintaining a learner centered culture. They discuss strategies for building relationships, making learners feel known, and taking care of

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Nelly Lopez and Ashley Villanueva join the podcast to talk about the creation of Personalized Learning Plans and SMART Goals. They discuss how parents can play a role in the learning process and share strategies

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Kristy Caesar, Guadalupe Alvarez and Bernadette Shelton join the podcast to talk about strategies for starting the school year, building trust with new learners, and developing a Shared Vision and Code of Cooperation.