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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Planning Purposeful Procedures

Jul 24, 2017

Janice Smith

In our last Video of the Week we discussed the value in writing your assessments first, right alongside your scope & sequence and unit plans.  This week, as you think about how to best use your remaining summertime (aside from taking advantage of some poolside reading and sleeping in) we’re going to feature a video from the collection ‘First […]

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Addressing Misbehavior

Apr 17, 2017

Janice Smith

Minor misbehavior (and the best ways to address it), is something we get asked about a lot here at Mission 100%.  That’s likely because video examples tend to be most helpful for newer teachers, and minor misbehavior is something a lot of us deal with in our early years of teaching.  That said, it’s a […]

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The Power of Positivity

Mar 13, 2017

Janice Smith

There are certainly some times of the school year that are harder than others.  October, February, that stretch right before Spring Break… I’m sure some of you reading this can relate.  And it was those times that I found myself disciplining more often, and smiling less often.  While sometimes it can be a tough time of […]

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Celebrating Parents

Dec 13, 2016

Janice Smith

It’s almost the holiday break, and many of the schools we’ve visited over the past 3 1/2 years have had some sort of holiday performance or celebration with students and families.  And while these are often celebrations of our students (as they should be), this week we want to highlight the opportunities you have here […]

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