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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Building a Strong Risk Culture

Jul 18, 2016

Janice Smith

Here at Mission 100% we fully believe that strong student achievement begins with teacher mindset. The right teacher mindset about kids, and their students’ ability and desire to achieve at high levels, has a huge impact on the culture they build in their classrooms throughout the year.  And while this is certainly an ongoing process, the beginning […]

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I am SO excited to begin sharing some of our newest footage from KIPP Metro Atlanta in coming weeks.  In fact, over the next two weeks you can expect to see a whole bunch of new footage appearing in the Mission 100% video library, ranging from K-12th grade. The clips we’re most excited about, however, are […]

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I Care About You

Nov 30, 2015

Janice Smith

While we’ve shared lots of YES Prep clips over the past six months, we’re SO excited to announce that all of their clips from our Spring visit are now live in the Mission 100% video library! One of the best parts of all this new footage is the large amount we captured from high schools. […]

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The Power of Yet

Aug 31, 2015

Janice Smith

Growth mindset, the belief in its importance and the explicit teaching of it to both teachers and students, is something we’ve heard a lot of people talking about in the last couple of years as we’ve visited schools.  In the age of ‘new math’, and an increase in rigor in the Common Core State Standards, […]

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