Introducing New Material

Sep 5, 2017

Janice Smith

While short clips from classrooms are effective for spotlighting specific techniques, when it comes to the structure and flow of a lesson it can be harder to do this without observing a full lesson.  To do this, while also making the most of your time, we’ve created a new Collection in the Mission 100% Video […]

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Ms. Johnson LOVES to Read

Aug 28, 2017

Janice Smith

Over the last two weeks we’ve featured clips from two of our ‘First Days of School’ collections (‘FDoS: Culture‘ and ‘FDoS: Systems & Routines‘). Today we’re featuring a clip from the third, a collection called ‘First Days of School: Expectations‘. This clip features Ashley Johnson, former reading teacher & current School Leader.   Things We […]

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Building and Maintaining Culture

Aug 21, 2017

Janice Smith

Someone smart once described school culture to me like a garden. You’ve got to start by planting the seeds, but that’s only a smart part of the equation.  Reinforcing that culture every day in your classroom (or your school/staff if you’re a school leader) through both explicit lessons as well as teachable moments and consistent consequences […]

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Teaching Systems & Routines

Aug 7, 2017

Janice Smith

Two weeks ago we blogged about the planning part of routines & procedures.  This week’s Video of the Week is from our collection titled ‘First Days of School: Systems & Routines‘, where we feature over 20 clips from classrooms across the country where teachers are teaching and using systems in their classrooms.  In this clip, […]

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Classroom Space

Jul 31, 2017

Janice Smith

It’s almost August, and I know many of you are literally in the process of setting up your classrooms for the new year.  Luckily, over in the Mission 100% library we’ve got a collection of clips that take you through some of our favorite teacher’s classrooms and how they use the physical space in their […]

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