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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Color Systems & Behavior Management

Feb 1, 2016

Janice Smith

One of my former students is getting ready to graduate college this year and is in the process of applying for teaching positions.  This, alongside her student teaching experience, has led to some great conversations about teaching and classrooms over the past couple years, and most recently the topic of ‘color charts’ came up as […]

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Love of the Game

Mar 9, 2015

Janice Smith

No Hope Lauren Berry, YES Prep North Central We love partnering with schools and networks in building the library.  Mostly because the art and science of teaching is still not perfected, and we (here at Mission 100%) know only what we’ve studied, read and watched.  We completely accept that this knowledge is constantly evolving, and by […]

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Disciplining With Love

Mar 2, 2015

Janice Smith

February is famous for being one of the most challenging months of the year for teachers, and it becomes even more important to ground our teaching in what we believe about kids.   But once you do that, it creates a completely different kind of discipline, that is less about ‘order’ and ‘urgency’, and more […]

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Assuming the Best (Part 2)

Nov 16, 2014

Janice Smith

We don’t typically do 2-part series in our Video of the Week emails, but this week’s an exception.  (If you missed last week’s, you can find it HERE).  Last week we talked about Assuming the Best with students, and we saw an example from Mr. Allen related to content.  This week, we’ve got another short […]

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